(Updates news on B&M)
May 16 The following corporate finance-related
stories were reported by media:
* Malaysia's largest convenience store chain, 7-Eleven
Malaysia Holdings Bhd, has raised about 732 million ringgit
($226.91 million) in a share sale priced at the top of
expectations, according to two sources with direct knowledge of
* Credit Suisse Group AG is expected to plead
guilty and pay more than $2.5 billion to U.S. authorities to
resolve charges that the Swiss bank helped Americans evade U.S.
taxes, people familiar with the discussions said on Thursday.
* UK discount retailer B&M is poised to announce plans next
week for a London share listing in a deal which could be worth
at least 2 billion pounds ($3.4 billion), several people
familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.
* Uber Technologies Inc, which arranges car rides on demand,
is in talks to secure a new round of financing from private
equity investors that may value the company at more than $10
billion, Bloomberg cited people with knowledge of the situation
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(Compiled by Esha Vaish in Bangalore)