BTG Pactual posts $304 mln Q4 net profit

martes 19 de enero de 2016 06:15 GYT

SAO PAULO Jan 19 (Reuters) - Brazilian investment bank BTG Pactual posted fourth-quarter unaudited earnings early on Tuesday, as the group tries to calm markets concerned over its founder's involvement in a massive corruption investigation.

Grupo BTG Pactual SA posted net earnings of 1.23 billion reais ($304 billion), up from 848 million reais a year earlier but down from 1.51 billion reais in the third-quarter.

(Reporting by Reese Ewing; Editing by Mark Potter)