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BRIEF-Bertelsmann would mull upping stake in Penguin Random House

* CEO says not interested in parts of News Corp's education business

PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - Aug 31

Aug 31 - The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Regulatory News, 1:06am BST

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Aug 31

Aug 31 - The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

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Allianz and Borealis Infrastructure eye London City Airport -source

Aug 30 - German insurer Allianz SE has joined Borealis Infrastructure, which manages investments for Canada's Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement Systems, to explore a bid for London City Airport, a source familiar with the process said.

30 Aug 2015

Ageas to sell Hong Kong unit to China's JD Capital for $1.4 bln

HONG KONG, Aug 30 - Ageas has agreed to sell its Hong Kong insurance unit to a China-based asset manager JD Capital for HK$10.7 billion ($1.4 billion), the Belgian insurer said in a statement on Sunday, exiting a business it acquired eight years ago.

Private Capital 30 Aug 2015

UPDATE 1-Baxalta in talks to buy hematology-oncology specialist -Bloomberg

Aug 28 - Drugmaker Baxalta Inc is working with bankers to buy a U.S.-based hematology and oncology specialist valued at about $2 billion, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

Regulatory News 28 Aug 2015

Baxalta in talks to buy U.S. hematology-oncology specialist - Bloomberg

Aug 28 - Drugmaker Baxalta Inc is working with bankers to buy a U.S.-based hematology and oncology specialist valued at about $2 billion, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

Regulatory News 28 Aug 2015

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Harris bumps Glencore holding to above 5 percent

NEW YORK, Aug 27 - Harris Associates has increased its stake in mining and commodity group Glencore Plc to more than 5 percent, the firm's international portfolio manager told Reuters on Thursday, betting the battered shares are set for a rebound.

28 Aug 2015

BRIEF-Tethys says receives revised non-binding proposal from Nostrum

* Received a revised non- binding and highly conditional proposal from nostrum

28 Aug 2015

BRIEF-Greene King exchanged contracts on sale of 16 pubs required by CMA

* Exchanged contracts on sale of 16 pubs required for disposal by competition and markets authority

28 Aug 2015

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