IPOs

UPDATE 1-Santander raises stake in Brazil unit after buyout offer

MADRID, Oct 31 - Spanish bank Santander's stake in its Brazilian unit will rise to 88.3 percent, it said on Friday, after it offered to buy out minority shareholders last month in an effort to turn around the underperforming subsidiary.

UPDATE 1-Turkish regulator approves Aviva, Sabanci pension unit partial float

ISTANBUL, Oct 31 - Turkey's capital markets board said late on Thursday it had approved plans by British insurer Aviva Plc and Turkish conglomerate Sabanci Holding to float a stake in their Turkish joint venture pension unit Avivasa.

Financials 3:06am EDT

UPDATE 1-Market Chatter-Corporate finance press digest

Oct 29 - The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media:

UPDATE 1-Vietnam to sell rare $1 bln sovereign bond, first since 2010

HANOI, Oct 30 - Vietnam plans to raise $1 billion from its first global sovereign bond in more than four years, and has hired three foreign banks to help tap international investors.

Financials 30 Oct 2014

UPDATE 2-Shell Midstream Partners' shares rise 45 pct in debut

* 40 million common units sold at $23 per share (Adds analyst's comment, details, updates shares)

Shell Midstream Partners' shares rise 40 pct in debut

Oct 29 - Shares of Shell Midstream Partners LP , a master limited partnership formed by Royal Dutch Shell Plc, rose as much as 40 percent in their market debut, in what was the largest initial public offering by an MLP in a decade.

PRESS DIGEST - Wall Street Journal - Oct 29

Oct 29 - The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

UPDATE 1-Shell Midstream Partners prices IPO at $23/unit

Oct 28 - Shell Midstream Partners LP , a master limited partnership formed by Royal Dutch Shell Plc , priced its enlarged initial public offering of 40 million units at $23 per unit, above its expected price range of $19-$21 per unit.

Shell Midstream Partners prices IPO at $23/unit

Oct 28 - Shell Midstream Partners LP , a master limited partnership formed by Royal Dutch Shell Plc , priced its initial public offering of 40 million common units at $23 per unit, above its expected price range of $19-$21 per unit.

Financials, Stocks, M&A, Bonds, Markets 28 Oct 2014

UK export credit agency to guarantee sukuk bond for first time

LONDON, Oct 28 - Britain's export credit agency will guarantee a sukuk bond for the first time next year, the finance ministry said on Tuesday, as it seeks to boost London's position as a centre for Islamic finance.

28 Oct 2014