IPOs

BRIEF-Ophir Energy completes acquisition of Salamander Energy

* Scheme has now become effective and entire issued ordinary share capital of Salamander is owned by Ophir

New Issue- Bank of Ireland prices 750 mln euro 2020 bond

Borrower The Governor and Company of the Bank of Ireland

2:58pm GMT

New Issue- Abbey National prices 1.0 bln euro 2025 bond

Lead Manager(s) Commerzbank, Santander GBM, SG CIB and UBS Investment Bank

2:31pm GMT

New Issue-Intesa Sanpaolo prices 500 mln euro 2018 FRN

Notes Launched under issuer's DIP programme

12:12pm GMT

RPT-Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest

March 2 - The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media:

Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest

March 2 - The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media:

Energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie seeks IPO at valuation of up to 2 bln pounds -FT

March 1 - Energy analytics group Wood Mackenzie is preparing an initial public offering that could give it a valuation of up to 2 billion pounds ($3.09 billion), the Financial Times reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

UPDATE 1-Market Chatter-Corporate finance press digest

Feb 27 - The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media:

REFILE-Market Chatter-Corporate finance press digest

Feb 27 - The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media:

BRIEF-BoFA says Acromas to sell further 66 mln shares in Saga Plc

* Its intention to sell up to a further 66.0 million ordinary shares of Saga Plc

26 Feb 2015