Dec 17 The following corporate finance-related
stories were reported by media:
* Comcast Corp is examining three scenarios for a
potential deal with Time Warner Cable Inc, including a
full takeover bid for the second-largest cable operator, people
close to the situation said on Monday.
* The British Prime Minister's national security adviser,
Kim Darroch, is expected to propose that ministers have the
final decision on deals that affect critical national
infrastructure, the Financial Times said, citing sources.
* JPMorgan Chase & Co, which is pushing to simplify
operations on its $2.46 trillion balance sheet, has put up for
sale its Global Special Opportunities Group, an Asia-based unit
that makes investments in mid-sized companies, according to a
person familiar with the matter.
* German public sector lender HSH Nordbank plans to
set aside about 130 million euros ($179 million) in provisions
against possible tax liabilities, following an internal probe
into suspected tax avoidance by clients, a source familiar with
the bank said on Monday.
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