IPOs

REFILE-MOVES-BoA Merrill Lynch appoints global equity capital markets heads

(Amends spelling of name in second paragraph; also sends to additional Reuters services)

UPDATE 2-Virgin America files for IPO as U.S. airlines recover

July 28 - Virgin America Inc, the low-cost airline partly owned by Richard Branson, filed for an initial public offering of shares as it looks to expand in the recovering U.S. airline market.

UPDATE 1-Reckitt Benckiser to spin off heroin treatment business

LONDON, July 28 - Reckitt Benckiser plans to spin off its heroin-addiction treatment in the next 12 months as sales slide under pressure from rival copycat versions of the drug.

BRIEF-Ontex Group says underwriter UBS excises IPO over-allotment option

* Ontex Group Nv announces the exercise of the over allotment option and end of the stabilisation period in relation to its initial public offering

Financials 25 Jul 2014

BRIEF-BSkyB raises 1.4 bln stg via placing

* Total of 156,132,213 new ordinary shares in BSkyB have been placed by Barclays Bank Plc

Stocks, Bonds, Markets, Financials 25 Jul 2014

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Kazakhstan state energy company steps closer to London flotation

(Corrects name of NC KMG CEO to Sauat Mynbayev in paragraph 8)

Stocks, M&A, Markets 25 Jul 2014

New Issue-Reed Elsevier prices 300 mln stg 2019 bond

Guarantor Reed Elsevier Plc and Reed Elsevier NV

Financials 25 Jul 2014

Kazakhstan state energy company takes step towards float

LONDON, July 25 - Kazakhstan's state-owned national energy company KazMunaiGas took a significant step towards a possible stock market flotation on Friday, confirming it had approached its majority-owned exploration company to buy all remaining shares.

25 Jul 2014

BRIEF-Ballast Nedam announces 88.2 pct take-up in rights offering

* Announces 88.2 pct take-up in rights offering; rump offering starts with immediate effect

Financials 23 Jul 2014

New Issue-Royal Mail prices 500 mln euro 2024 bond

Underlying govt bond Over Mid-swaps, equivalent to 128.8bp

23 Jul 2014