Sept 6 The following corporate finance-related
stories were reported by media on Friday:
* Egyptian tycoon Naguib Sawiris and U.S. telecoms group
AT&T have contacted the core investors who want to sell
their shares in Telecom Italia, a source close to the
* Spain's La Caixa financial group is finalising the sale of
a majority stake in its Servihabitat property firm to U.S.
private investment company TPG for 185 million euros ($244
million), a source close to the deal said on Thursday.
* Singapore's sovereign wealth fund GIC and U.S.
private equity group Blackstone are each set to buy 30
percent stakes in Goldman Sachs Group Inc's British
pensions insurance operation, Rothesay Life, the Financial Times
reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter.