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Western Digital may join Japan-KKR group for Toshiba chip unit bid -sources

* Western Digital OK with no immediate majority stake -sources

UPDATE 1-Bain makes first foray into China NPLs with $200 mln portfolio purchase

* US firm bought real estate NPLs from China Huarong -source (Adds China NPL market, Shorevest to service Bain portfolio)

8:37am BST

Bain Capital makes China foray with $200 mln NPL portfolio purchase

HONG KONG, May 29 Bain Capital said on Monday it has agreed to buy a portfolio of non-performing loans worth $200 million in principal from a Chinese asset management company, the latest move by international investors seeking a piece of the booming market for distressed debt in the world's second-largest economy.

4:42am BST

RPT-Fosun, others eye Australia's Origin Energy gas assets worth $1.5 bln-sources

* Lattice sale would be top Australian oil, gas deal since 2015

Regulatory News, 1:58am BST

Fairfax Financial to sell 12.2 pct of Indian insurer ICICI Lombard

MUMBAI, May 27 Canada's Fairfax Financial Holdings plans to sell a 12.2 percent stake in its Indian joint venture insurer ICICI Lombard in a deal that will value the company at 203 billion rupees ($3.15 billion), the Indian company said on Saturday.

Regulatory News, 27 May 2017

Slim seeks to sell minority stake in tower company Telesites -sources

May 26 Billionaire Carlos Slim is looking to sell a minority stake in Telesites SAB de CV, the Mexican wireless tower company that he controls, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

Regulatory News, 26 May 2017

Court finds Petsmart buyout fair in blow to appraisal strategy

WILMINGTON, Del., May 26 Private equity firms paid fair value for PetSmart Inc when they bought the retailer for $8.7 billion in 2015, a Delaware judge ruled on Friday, dealing a blow to hedge funds that try to wring cash from merger deals through a strategy known as appraisal.

26 May 2017

BRIEF-Elysian at Harmony says raises $15.5 million in equity financing

* Elysian at Harmony LP says raises $15.5 million in equity financing - SEC filing Source text: (http://bit.ly/2rHDrWQ)

26 May 2017

BRIEF-Synlogic says raises $42 million in equity financing

* Synlogic Inc says raises $42 million in equity financing - SEC filing Source text: (http://bit.ly/2rHsKU9)

26 May 2017

BRIEF-Medrio Inc files to say it has raised about $25 mln in equity financing- SEC filing

* Medrio Inc files to say it has raised about $25 million in equity financing from total offering amount of about $30 million - SEC filing Source text for Eikon:

26 May 2017

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