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  • UPDATE 1-Italy's Renzi does not see sale of Eni, Enel as priority -Sole 24Ore Wednesday September 3rd, 2014 06:09:19 AM
    MILAN, Sept 3 (Reuters) - Italy will continue with a plan to privatize state-owned companies, but Prime Minister Matteo Renzi does not see the sale of stakes in energy companies Eni and Enel as a...

  • Italy's Renzi does not see sale of Eni, Enel as priority-Sole 24Ore Wednesday September 3rd, 2014 05:46:53 AM
    MILAN, Sept 3 (Reuters) - Italy will go on with a plan to privatize state-owned companies, but its Prime Minister Matteo Renzi does not see as a priority the sale of stakes in energy companies Eni...

  • INDIA PRESS-GMR plans to raise 10 bln rupees from KKR - Mint Wednesday September 3rd, 2014 03:00:14 AM
    Note: Reuters has not verified this story and does not vouch for its accuracy. (1 US dollar = 60.6000 Indian rupees) (Compiled by Aditya Kondalamahanty in Bangalore)

  • INDIA PRESS-IDFC Alternatives plans to raise over 10 bln rupees real estate fund - Economic Times Wednesday September 3rd, 2014 02:52:32 AM
    Note: Reuters has not verified this story and does not vouch for its accuracy. (Compiled by Derek Francis in Bangalore)

  • U.S. fantasy sports startup FanDuel raises $70 million Wednesday September 3rd, 2014 12:23:24 AM
    * FanDuel could look at IPO in next two or three years-CEO

  • Digital juke box maker TouchTunes explores sale -sources Tuesday September 2nd, 2014 10:16:32 PM
    Sept 2(Reuters) - TouchTunes Interactive Networks, a digital jukebox company that lets customers pick songs they want to hear in restaurants and bars, is exploring a sale that could fetch roughly...

  • Nordea plans to sell Sweden's first AT1 bond in dollars -sources Tuesday September 2nd, 2014 08:34:27 PM
    NEW YORK, Sept 2 (IFR) - Nordea, Sweden's largest bank, looks set to launch the first Tier 1 Coco from the country, breaking the ice for a slew of Swedish capital deals.

  • GE, IMI, buyout funds line up bids for Italy's Petrolvalves -sources Tuesday September 2nd, 2014 06:40:40 PM
    LONDON, Sept 2 (Reuters) - General Electric, UK engineer IMI and buyout funds CVC and First Reserve are preparing binding offers for Italian valve maker Petrolvalves, sources familiar with the...

  • UPDATE 2-Thoma Bravo to take Compuware private in $2.5 bln deal Tuesday September 2nd, 2014 06:05:34 PM
    * Shares up as much as 12.8 pct (Adds analyst comments, details; updates shares)

  • UPDATE 1-Permira launches sale of 850 mln euros of Hugo Boss shares -source Tuesday September 2nd, 2014 05:17:50 PM
    LONDON, Sept 2 (Reuters) - European private equity firm Permira has launched an accelerated sale of 850 million euros ($1.1 billion) of shares in German fashion retailer Hugo Boss, a source familiar...

  • Permira launches sale of 850 mln euros of shares in Hugo Boss - source Tuesday September 2nd, 2014 04:58:10 PM
    LONDON, Sept 2 (Reuters) - European private equity firm Permira has launched an accelerated sale of 850 million euros of shares in German fashion retailer Hugo Boss , a source familiar with the...

  • Two bidders in talks with UniCredit over bad loan unit-sources Tuesday September 2nd, 2014 03:26:27 PM
    * Lone Star, Prelios/Fortress shortlisted for UCCMB sale-sources

  • UPDATE 2-Pembina buys pipeline to tap into Bakken shale production Tuesday September 2nd, 2014 02:46:36 PM
    (Adds detail throughout, updates share price. In U.S. dollars unless noted.)

  • UPDATE 1-Slovenia Telekom sale on hold, awaits new government approval Tuesday September 2nd, 2014 02:43:58 PM
    * Telekom has market cap of 840 mln euros (Updates with the sale on hold, SDH quote)

  • Compuware agrees to private equity sale Tuesday September 2nd, 2014 01:47:00 PM
    Sept 2 (Reuters) - Business software maker Compuware Corp agreed to be bought by private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo LLC in a deal valued at about $2.5 billion.

  • UPDATE 1-HSBC prepares to sell inaugural CoCo bond Tuesday September 2nd, 2014 01:22:10 PM
    LONDON, Sept 2 (IFR) - HSBC is preparing to sell its debut contingent convertible bond following a global investor roadshow as it seeks to meet new regulatory requirements and replenish its stock of...

  • Pembina to buy Vantage pipeline, ethane plant for $650 mln Tuesday September 2nd, 2014 12:11:48 PM
    Sept 2 (Reuters) - Canada's Pembina Pipeline Corp said it would buy the Vantage pipeline system and Mistral Midstream Inc's interest in the Saskatchewan ethane extraction plant from Riverstone...

  • Akzo Nobel CEO solicited for Axalta bid worth more than $7 bln -Bloomberg Monday September 1st, 2014 11:36:44 PM
    Sept 1 (Reuters) - Akzo Nobel NV Chief Executive Ton Buechner has been solicited for a deal to buy car paint coatings company Axalta Coating Systems for more than $7 billion, Bloomberg reported...

  • China-CEE, Israeli Enlight to invest $406 mln in Polish wind farms Monday September 1st, 2014 05:20:37 PM
    WARSAW, Sept 1 (Reuters) - The China-CEE Fund and Israel-listed Enlight Renewable Energy said they would invest up to 1.3 billion zlotys ($406 million) to buy control of two Polish wind projects...

  • UPDATE 1-Phones 4U PIK in free fall on Vodafone news Monday September 1st, 2014 03:05:20 PM
    * EE now only major network left at Phones 4U (Updates with conference call details, fresh levels)

  • UPDATE 1-Hectic pace of Spanish bank deals to slow after Barclays sale Monday September 1st, 2014 12:40:11 PM
    * Caixabank to buy Barclays retail, corporate bank in Spain

  • REFILE-RLPC-Bankers line up around 1 bln euros of debt for Get sale Monday September 1st, 2014 10:23:11 AM
    LONDON, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Bankers are working on debt financing packages of around 1 billion euros ($1.3 billion) to back a potential sale of Norway's second-biggest cable operator Get, banking...

  • Phones 4U PIK in free fall on Vodafone news Monday September 1st, 2014 09:25:20 AM
    LONDON, Sept 1 (IFR) - Phones 4U's deeply subordinated payment-in-kind note lost more than 50 points on Monday after the UK phone retailer announced that key partner Vodafone would not be renewing...

  • BRIEF-Perform Group's board reiterates confidence in group's standalone strategy Monday September 1st, 2014 08:23:54 AM
    * Board reiterates its confidence in Perform Group's standalone strategy and growth prospects Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

  • Sweden's Ratos to prepare window maker Inwido for IPO Monday September 1st, 2014 06:22:58 AM
    STOCKHOLM, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Swedish private equity firm Ratos said on Monday it was planning to list window and door maker Inwido, in which it owns 97 percent, on the Stockholm stock exchange...

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