RPT-Market Chatter-Corporate finance press digest

Fri Jun 7, 2013 1:55am EDT

June 7 (Reuters) - The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media on Friday:

* Credit Suisse may sell part of its private bank in Germany to improve profitability in Europe, a source close to the bank said.

* British utility Centrica is in talks to buy a stake in shale gas-driller Cuadrilla Resources' Bowland Shale licences in Lancashire, England, the Financial Times reported, without citing sources.

* Blackstone Group and a partner agreed to acquire a controlling stake in Alphaville Urbanismo, a Brazilian high-end residential developer, the Wall Street Journal reported. ()

* Rail infrastructure and technology company Vossloh is reviewing options for its locomotives business, including a possible sale, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

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