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UPDATE 1-Royal Mail sale could have raised extra $280 mln - official report

LONDON, Dec 18 - The privatisation of Britain's Royal Mail could have raised an extra 180 million pounds ($280 million), according to a government-commissioned report that largely endorsed the cautious approach by ministers in the 2-billion-pound sale.

UK sold Royal Mail too cheaply, but not by much - official report

LONDON, Dec 18 - Shares in Britain's Royal Mail postal service should have been sold at a higher price when the firm was privatised last year, but the lost revenue was lower than previous estimates, a government-commissioned report said on Thursday.

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UPDATE 1-Market Chatter-Corporate finance press digest

Dec 18 - The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media:

Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest

Dec 18 - The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media:

UPDATE 2-Britain to sell more shares in Lloyds in next 6 months

* Morgan Stanley will manage sale process (Adds further details on method of sale, background)

UPDATE 1-Market Chatter-Corporate finance press digest

Dec 17 - The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media:

Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest

Dec 17 - The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media:

Dotcom darling Lastminute.com changes hands for $120 mln

LONDON, Dec 16 - Lastminute.com, a company that came to symbolise the rise and fall of Internet firms in the dotcom bubble, is to be bought by Swiss online travel company Bravofly Rumbo Group, for about $120 million, owner U.S. company Sabre Corp said.

Stocks, M&A, Markets, Technology 16 Dec 2014

RPT-Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest

Dec 16 - The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media:

Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest

Dec 16 - The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media: