Dec 30 The following corporate finance-related
stories were reported by media:
* The head of the main investor in Italy's Monte dei Paschi
di Siena told an Italian daily she hoped the bank's
top executives would stay on despite a shareholder vote that
sank their plan to launch a cash call next month.
* The British government could sell off all of its 18.4
billion pound ($30.35 billion) stake in the Lloyds Banking Group
in 2014, the Daily Telegraph reported, citing unnamed
* Bega Cheese Ltd is in talks with "non-Australian"
investors on a possible sale of its stake in Australia's oldest
dairy firm, a source familiar with the situation said, adding a
new twist to one of the country's most contested takeover
battles in years.
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