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IPOs

UPDATE 1-Payments company Nets to set listing plan in motion next week

* Nets could be valued at up to 35 bln crowns ($5.3 bln) (Adds detail, sources)

UPDATE 1-Vodafone India to delay IPO filing until towards end-2016 - IFR

MUMBAI, Aug 25 Vodafone Group Plc's Indian unit is likely to delay filing the draft prospectus for its up to $3 billion initial public offering (IPO) until towards the end of the year, IFR reported on Thursday

25 Aug 2016

Vodafone India to delay IPO filing until towards end-2016 - IFR

MUMBAI, Aug 25 Vodafone Group Plc's Indian unit is likely to delay filing the draft prospectus for its up to $3 billion initial public offering (IPO) until towards the end of the year, IFR reported on Thursday

25 Aug 2016

MOVES-Barclays' GFRS head Langley to retire from industry

LONDON, Aug 24 (IFR) - John Langley, Barclays' head of global finance and risk solutions (GFRS), is retiring from the industry to pursue other opportunities, according to an internal memo seen by IFR.

Global Market Data 24 Aug 2016

Planned BP stake sale in Indian unit has not taken place - exchange data

MUMBAI, Aug 24 An up to $261 million share sale in Castrol India Ltd by BP Plc due to take place on Wednesday according to a term sheet seen by Reuters had not taken place as of the end of the trading day, according to exchange data.

24 Aug 2016

UPDATE 1-Pfizer to buy antibiotics business from AstraZeneca

* Says deal fits strategy of focusing on cancer and other areas

M&A, Regulatory News 24 Aug 2016

AstraZeneca to sell antibiotics business to Pfizer

LONDON, Aug 24 Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca said it had agreed to sell its small molecule antibiotics business to Pfizer in a deal that could reach more than $1.5 billion.

Regulatory News, M&A 24 Aug 2016

Barclays markets U.S. dollar Additional Tier 1 at low 8% yield

HONG KONG, Aug 24 (IFR) - Barclays Plc is marketing a US dollar perpetual non-call 5.5-year Additional Tier 1 offering at initial price thoughts in the low 8% yield area.

24 Aug 2016

UPDATE 2-UK court says SABMiller shareholders can be split into two classes

* UK court ruling effectively raises investor approval hurdle

M&A, Regulatory News 23 Aug 2016

UK court says SABMiller shareholders can be split into two classes

LONDON, Aug 23 A UK court has ruled that SABMiller shareholders can be treated as two classes when they vote on the company's takeover by Anheuser Busch InBev , granting the request from the brewer for a split.

M&A, Regulatory News 23 Aug 2016