IPOs

Asia Resource Minerals targets end June to complete recapitalisation

March 31 - Indonesia-focused coal mining company Asia Resource Minerals (ARMS) aims to complete a recapitalisation programme by the end of June, the company said on Tuesday, as it released a prospectus for its refinancing.

Smaller equity markets players make presence felt in land of the giants

LONDON, March 30 - In the land of the investment banking giants that stalk Europe's equity markets, a group of lesser-known advisory firms are treading on the toes of the big boys.

BRIEF-Asia Resource Minerals details open offer, recapitalisation plan

* ARMS is proposing to raise approximately £67.8 million by way of open offer

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UPDATE 4-Yoox agrees to buy Richemont's Net-a-Porter in all-share deal

* Yoox shares up 11 pct after 10 pct rise on Monday (Adds details of deal, updates share prices)

M&A, Regulatory News 31 Mar 2015

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Credit bureau TransUnion files for IPO

March 31 - TransUnion, one of the largest credit bureaus in the United States, filed with U.S. regulators on Tuesday for an initial public offering of common stock.

M&A, Bonds, Regulatory News 31 Mar 2015

Friends Life partnership sells $242 mln of Aviva shares - source

LONDON, March 31 - The Friends Life "Value Share" partnership has sold 163.86 million pounds ($242.3 million) of shares in Aviva, a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

M&A 31 Mar 2015

REFILE-Global equity issuance hits first-quarter record as stake sales jump

LONDON/HONG KONG, March 31 - Global equity issuance rose by a fifth to $231.5 billion in the three months through March, a record high for a first quarter, as a sharp rise in secondary share sales outweighed a drop in company flotations, Thomson Reuters data showed on Tuesday.

UPDATE 1-Gulf Keystone places 85.9 mln shares at 21 pct discount

March 31 - Oil producer Gulf Keystone Petroleum said it raised about $40.7 million through a share placement at a discount of 21 percent to the stock's Monday close.

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Gulf Keystone places 85.9 million shares at 21 percent discount

March 31 - Oil producer Gulf Keystone Petroleum said it raised about $40.7 million through a share placement at a discount of 21 percent to the stock's Monday close.

31 Mar 2015

Shore Capital profit leaps as IPO market picks up

March 31 - British investment banking boutique Shore Capital Group Plc reported a nearly 54 percent rise in full-year profit, helped by resilient equity markets and a flurry of stock market listings in London last year.

M&A, Company Outlooks 31 Mar 2015