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AstraZeneca in broad drug deal with Bicycle worth up to $1 bln

LONDON, Dec 1 AstraZeneca has signed a wide-ranging deal with private biotech firm Bicycle Therapeutics to develop a novel class of small molecule medicines for treating respiratory, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases.

EQT to enter final talks on bandage maker BSN Medical - sources

FRANKFURT, Nov 30 Private equity firm BC Partners as well as Sweden's SCA handed in final offers for German bandage maker BSN Medical, several people close to the deal said, easing pressure on owner EQT to seek listing for the company.

BoE puts AT1 through its paces with most severe tests yet

LONDON, Nov 30 (IFR) - UK banks' Additional Tier 1 bonds would be fair game and converted into equity if they hit severe problems, the Bank of England's most stringent stress tests yet showed on Wednesday.

Financials, Bankruptcy, Nov 30 2016

UniCredit invites 10 banks for cash call consortium - sources

MILAN, Nov 29 Italian lender UniCredit has sent invitation letters to 10 banks to form the consortium for its planned multi-billion euro capital increase that should be launched in February, two sources closed to the matter said on Tuesday.

UK DMO launches £2.25bn 40-year inflation-linked bond at 2bp over 2058 UKTi

LONDON, Nov 29 (IFR) - The United Kingdom Debt Management Office has launched a £2.25bn 40-year inflation-linked bond at 2bp over its outstanding 2058 linker, according to a lead.

Financials Nov 29 2016

UK DMO sets spread on 40-year linker at 2bp over 2058 UKTi

LONDON, Nov 29 (IFR) - The United Kingdom Debt Management Office has set the spread on a new 40-year inflation-linked bond at 2bp over its outstanding 2058 linker, according to a lead.

Nov 29 2016

Order book on UK DMO 40-year linker in excess of £9bn

LONDON, Nov 29 (IFR) - Demand for the United Kingdom Debt Management Office's 40-year inflation-linked bond is in excess of £9bn, according to a lead.

Nov 29 2016

UK DMO begins marketing 40-year inflation-linked bond

LONDON, Nov 29 (IFR) - The United Kingdom Debt Management Office has started marketing a new 40-year inflation-linked Gilt at 2-2.75bp over its existing 2058 linker, according to a lead.

Nov 29 2016

German restaurant chain Vapiano seeks stock market listing - sources

FRANKFURT, Nov 28 German restaurant chain Vapiano is preparing a stock market listing which may value the group at about 600 million euros ($636 million) including debt as it seeks to generate cash for its planned expansion, people close to the matter said.

Nov 28 2016

Russneft IPO demand exceeds offer by over 30 pct - co-owner

MOSCOW, Nov 25 Mikhail Gutseriyev, a co-owner of the Russian mid-sized oil company Russneft, said in a statement that the demand during the company's initial public offering (IPO) has exceeded offer by more than 30 percent.

Nov 25 2016