IPOs

UPDATE 2-Britain closer to sale of RBS shares

* Says will consider sale of RBS shares to retail investors

UKFI says closer to selling RBS shares, institutions interested

LONDON, Oct 21 - The body that manages Britain's bank stakes said it is closer to selling shares in Royal Bank of Scotland and has seen growing appetite from financial institutions interested in buying the shares.

M&A, 11:19am BST

BRIEF-Purecircle places 2.5 mln shares, raises $22 mln

* Placing of 2.5 million new ordinary shares to existing shareholders and new investors at 5.50 stg each, raising $22 million

7:14am BST

RPT-Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest - Oct 21

Oct 21 - The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media:

Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest - Oct 21

Oct 21 - The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media:

UPDATE 1-Shell Midstream Partners expects IPO to be priced at $19-$21/unit

Oct 20 - Shell Midstream Partners LP , a master limited partnership formed by Royal Dutch Shell Plc , said it expected its initial public offering of common units to be priced at $19-$21 per unit, valuing it at up to $1.42 billion.

Regulatory News 20 Oct 2014

UPDATE 1-Russian diamond miner Alrosa's Q3 output down 2 pct

MOSCOW, Oct 20 - Russian state-controlled diamond miner Alrosa said on Monday its third-quarter production decreased by 2 percent due to a shift to underground production at a mine in Russia's Far East.

M&A 20 Oct 2014

Russian diamond miner Alrosa's Q3 output down 2 pct

MOSCOW, Oct 20 - Russian state-controlled diamond miner Alrosa said on Monday its third-quarter production decreased by 2 percent, year-on-year, because of lower output at a mine in Russia's Far East.

M&A 20 Oct 2014

Shell Midstream Partners expects IPO to be priced at $19-$21/unit

Oct 20 - Shell Midstream Partners LP, a division of Royal Dutch Shell Plc, said it expected its initial public offering of common units to be priced at $19-$21 per unit.

Regulatory News 20 Oct 2014

RPT-As IPO markets stumble, private equity buyers prepare to swoop

LONDON, Oct 19 - Across Europe, companies hoping to list are having their plans dashed by plunging equity prices. But what's bad for public stock markets may be good for private equity firms.

M&A, Private Capital 20 Oct 2014