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Barry Meyers to rejoin JPMorgan after almost two years at Barclays

March 24 Barry Meyers is set to rejoin JPMorgan Chase & Co. from Barclays Plc to take on the role of Managing Director of UK Equity Capital Markets (ECM), according to an internal memo seen by Reuters.

Ireland finance ministry appoints bookrunners for AIB IPO

March 23 Ireland's finance ministry said on Thursday it has appointed five banks to act as bookrunners for a potential share sale of state-owned Allied Irish Banks, in a further signal it could launch an initial public offering in the coming weeks.

23 Mar 2017

Trucking business Eddie Stobart seeks listing on London's AIM

March 23 Eddie Stobart, known for its fleet of green and red lorries, is seeking to raise about 130 million pounds ($163 million) through a listing on London's junior market, its investors' holding company said on Thursday.

23 Mar 2017

Anglo American readies bond market return

LONDON, March 21 (IFR) - Anglo American is poised to sell its first public bond since it was stripped of its investment-grade status last year following the shock capitulation of global commodity prices.

21 Mar 2017

UPDATE 2-Standard Life's CEO to run day-to-day business after Aberdeen merger

LONDON, March 20 Standard Life Chief Executive Keith Skeoch will oversee its day-to-day running after it merges with Aberdeen Asset Management, while Aberdeen boss Martin Gilbert will handle external matters like marketing, the companies said.

UAE hospital operator NMC Health to pursue Gulf expansion, debut bond

ABU DHABI, March 20 United Arab Emirates-based hospital operator NMC Health plans to expand in Gulf markets with a debut bond issue to fund acquisitions, its new chief executive said on Monday.

M&A 20 Mar 2017

Russia's Sistema says it mulls listing its real estate business

MOSCOW, March 20 Russia's Sistema conglomerate said it was considering taking its real estate development business public in 2018-2019.

Global Market Data, 20 Mar 2017

CORRECTED-Smaller mining companies seek IPOs but deals remain modest

* Commodity price revival spurs growth in stock market floats

Guinness Nigeria seeks green light for $130 mln share sale -CEO

LAGOS, March 15 Guinness Nigeria said on Wednesday it had applied to the Nigerian Stock Exchange to get approval for a share sale to raise 39.7 billion naira ($130 million), its chief executive told Reuters.

15 Mar 2017

Packaging group Ardagh surges 19 pct in New York debut

DUBLIN, March 15 (Reuters/IFR) - Packaging company Ardagh Group surged 19 percent in its New York debut on Wednesday, valuing the firm at about $5.3 billion after it raised $307.8 million in an initial public offering to help to pay down debt.