Buyout funds line up bids for Italy's car parts firm Rhiag - sources

LONDON, Oct 8 - U.S. buyout funds Blackstone and Bain Capital are looking to place indicative offers for Italian car parts distributor Rhiag in an attempt to derail its Milan listing, four sources familiar with the matter said.

Broker Hargreaves says 120,000 sign up to get Lloyds shares

LONDON, Oct 8 - More than 120,000 investors have registered an interest in buying shares in British bank Lloyds with stockbroker Hargreaves Lansdown in the four days since the government put its remaining 2 billion pound ($3.1 billion) stake up for sale.

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Barclays, BoA Merrill to lead Israel's Zim NY IPO -sources

JERUSALEM, Oct 8 - Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Barclays Plc will lead an initial public offering of Israeli shipping firm Zim on Wall Street next year, two sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

Tesco says aspiration is full-year profit of 950 mln stg

LONDON, Oct 7 - Britain's biggest retailer Tesco is on track to make an operating profit before one-off items of 950 million pounds in its 2015-16 financial year, effectively matching the previous year's profit, it said on Wednesday.

Company Outlooks 07 Oct 2015

UPDATE 1-Starbucks rival to launch India's biggest IPO in 3 years next week

* Price band set at 316-328 rupees/shr - sources (Adds details from prospectus, background, IPO milestone)

UPDATE 1-Deutsche Bahn hires Lazard to look at Arriva options

FRANKFURT, Oct 6 - Deutsche Bahn has hired investment bank Lazard to explore options for its Arriva passenger transport business, including a possible stock market listing.

M&A, Regulatory News 06 Oct 2015

Banks keep faith in commodity traders as Vitol, Trafigura raise $10 bln

LONDON, Oct 6 - Two of the world's commodity powerhouses, Vitol and Trafigura, have raised over $10 billion this week, despite rival Glencore's run-in with investors, which they say shows bankers understand the sector better than bond or equity dealers.

06 Oct 2015

Deutsche Bahn eyes options for Arriva with help of Lazard -sources

FRANKFURT, Oct 6 - German rail operator Deutsche Bahn has mandated investment bank Lazard to explore options for its Arriva passenger transport business as it seeks to raise money for investments in an increasingly competitive market, two people familiar with the matter said.

M&A, Regulatory News 06 Oct 2015

UPDATE 1-Spain's Euskaltel changes terms of R Cable buy, CVC sells stake

* Euskaltel to make 255 million euros share issue (Recasts with changed terms, adds detail and background throughout; also changes story title to RCABLE-M&A/EUSKATEL)

M&A, Private Capital 06 Oct 2015

BRIEF-Betfair places 8 mln shares at 32.50 stg

* Owing to strong investor demand number of shares offered in placing was increased from 7.35 million placing shares to 8.0 million placing shares.

Global Market Data 06 Oct 2015