IPOs

MOVES - Walsh departs in RBS debt reshuffle

LONDON, Oct 1 (IFR) - Jeremy Walsh, head of covered bond syndicate at RBS, is leaving the bank after 15 years of service as the UK lender reshuffles its syndicate business, according to market sources.

Nomura, JP Morgan among Japan Post IPO underwriters - govt

TOKYO, Oct 1 - The Japanese government has selected Nomura Securities and JP Morgan among the 11 underwriters for a planned initial public offering of state-owned Japan Post , the finance ministry said on Wednesday.

Events organiser UBM buys US rival Advanstar for $972 mln

Oct 1 - Communications and events company UBM Plc said it would acquire Advanstar Communications, a privately-held trade show organiser, for $972 million in cash to increase its focus on the events business in North America.

BRIEF-Events organiser UBM to buy Advanstar for $972 mln

* Acquisition of Advanstar Communications and rights issue

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Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest

Oct 1 - The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media:

New Issue- Enterprise Inns prices 249.521 mln stg 2023 bond

Underlying govt bond Over the 2.25 pct September 2023 UKT

Financials, 30 Sep 2014

German companies rush to list as IPO appetite soars

FRANKFURT/LONDON, Sept 30 - Cable operator Tele Columbus became the latest German company to announce plans to float shares as the country's traditionally risk-averse companies warm to capital markets after Alibaba's record-breaking $25 billion listing.

Miner NWR says creditors to take up shares left from rights issue

PRAGUE, Sept 30 - Czech hard coal miner New World Resources (NWR) said on Tuesday some holders of its debt would subscribe to 1.25 billion new shares left over from a rights issue after no other investors were procured.

30 Sep 2014

RPT-Alibaba leads global equity capital markets treasure hunt

LONDON/HONG KONG, Sept 30 - Global equity capital markets returned with a vengeance in 2014 as bankers, investors and companies led a charge that culminated spectacularly in Alibaba, the biggest share listing ever.