IPOs

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-UK's Card Factory plans estimated 1 billion pounds London listing

(Corrects to remove reference to the non-executive chairman as one of the senior managers that could sell shares)

Dubai to sell 15-yr benchmark sukuk on Tues - leads

DUBAI, April 22 - The government of Dubai plans to sell a benchmark-sized sukuk with a lifespan of 15 years on Tuesday, a document from lead managers said.

22 Apr 2014

UK's Card Factory plans London listing

LONDON, April 22 - British greeting cards retailer Card Factory plans to list its shares on London's stock market in May, joining a spate of store groups seeking flotations as the outlook for consumer spending improves.

Private Capital 22 Apr 2014

Rosneft to sell 2 mln T of oil to BP for up to $1.5 bln -filing

MOSCOW, April 21 - The board of Russia's top oil producer, Rosneft, has approved deals to sell more than 2 million tonnes of crude oil, worth more than $1.5 billion, to BP, the Kremlin-controlled company said in a regulatory filing on Monday.

M&A 21 Apr 2014

Shipping firms turn to equity markets as sector eyes recovery

LONDON, April 17 - Shipping companies are turning to equity markets to fill a growing funding gap, betting that investors hungry for decent returns will provide capital to a sector recovering from its worst downturn since the 1980s.

Private Capital 17 Apr 2014

BRIEF-Co-op Group prices 50 mln euros first mortgage debenture stock due 2018

* Announces pricing details of its invitation to holders of 50,000,000 7.625 percent first mortgage debenture stock due 2018

17 Apr 2014

UPDATE 2-Lloyds Bank buys back private investors' ECN bonds

* Investors agree to sell bonds worth nominal 58.5 mln stg

M&A 17 Apr 2014

CORRECTED-Lloyds Bank says retail investors agree to bond buyback

LONDON, April 17 - Lloyds Banking Group said private retail investors had agreed to sell bonds worth a nominal 58.5 million pounds ($98.2 million) which had been issued to rescue the bank during the 2008/9 financial crisis.

17 Apr 2014

BRIEF-Skyepharma says receives 82 acceptances on open offer

* Valid acceptances have been received in respect of 46,285,487 open offer shares, representing a total of approximately 82 percent

17 Apr 2014

BRIEF-Fastjet to raise about 3.9 mln stg from placing

* Pleased to announce, further to announcement of April 10, an open offer of up to about 245.8 million new ordinary shares in capital of company

16 Apr 2014