UPDATE 1-Swedish Match in talks with private equity firms to sell STG

(Adds first round bid deadline, background, updates share price)

Bondholders throw their support behind Towergate

LONDON, Nov 28 (IFR) - Towergate's senior secured and unsecured bondholders both issued statements supporting the troubled UK insurance broker on Friday, flying in the face of speculation that distressed debt investors have built up positions to aggressively wrest control of the firm.

PRESS DIGEST - Wall Street Journal - Nov 28

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New Issue- John Lewis prices 300 mln STG 2034 bond

Lead Manager(s) Barclays, HSBC & Royal Bank of Scotland

Financials 27 Nov 2014

Novo Banco CEO sees no new capital need, deposits recovering

LISBON, Nov 27 - The first balance sheet of Portugal's Novo Banco, the successor to Banco Espirito Santo following a state rescue in August, will show solvency ratios above the required threshold and no need for additional capital, its chief executive said.

Financials, Bankruptcy, 27 Nov 2014

UPDATE 1-World Bank-linked IFFI prices $500 mln 3-yr sukuk - banks

* $500 mln priced at 15 bps over 3-month Libor- banks (Adds pricing details, context)

Financials 27 Nov 2014

New Issue- Iffim prices $500 mln 2017 FRN

Issuer IFFIm Sukuk Company Limited (IFFIM)

Financials, Stocks, Bonds, Markets 27 Nov 2014

New Issue- EBRD prices 100 mln RON 2019 to FRN

For news about this issuer, double click on the issuer RIC,

Financials 27 Nov 2014

World Bank-linked IFFI launches $500 mln 3-yr FRN sukuk - leads

DUBAI, Nov 27 - The International Finance Facility for Immunisation Co. (IFFI), for which the World Bank acts as treasury manager, has launched a $500 million Islamic bond issue, a document from arranging banks said on Thursday.

Financials 27 Nov 2014

BRIEF-RPC Group says to buy Promens Group for 386 mln eur

* Fully underwritten 1 for 3 rights issue to raise gross proceeds of approximately 200 million stg

Financials 27 Nov 2014