Aug 28 - F&C Investments, a unit of Bank of Montreal (BMO) Global Asset Management, appointed Sujay Shah and Paul Robinson as directors to its global rates and money markets team.
* Pricings eyed after poor Japan market debuts this year (Adds details of offering, background on Japan IPOs)
Aug 28 - Eastspring Investments, the asset management arm of Prudential Corporation Asia, appointed Tsukasa Sekizaki as president and chief executive of Eastspring Investments Japan.
FRANKFURT, Aug 28 - Buyout group KKR said it has obtained more than 90 percent of WMF's share capital, putting it on track to gain full control of the German cutlery and coffee-machine maker and delist it.
* Notes recent press speculation and confirms that it has received an approach regarding a possible offer for company from Microchip
HONG KONG, Aug 28 - China Huarong Asset Management Co Ltd, the country's biggest bad-debt manager, said on Thursday regulators have approved a deal for it to sell a 20.98 percent stake to a consortium of eight investors for 14.5 billion yuan ($2.4 billion).
Aug 28 - The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media:
MADRID, Aug 28 - Spain's Telefonica said on Thursday it had launched a new bid for Vivendi's Brazilian unit GVT worth 7.45 billion euros ($9.84 billion) to be paid in cash and shares.
PARIS, Aug 28 - Vivendi said it received bids for its GVT Brazilian broadband unit from Telecom Italia and Telefonica, and that its supervisory board would examine the offers at a meeting on Thursday.
SYDNEY, Aug 28 - U.S. coal producer Peabody Energy has pulled the $130 million sale of its Australian Wilkie Creek mine to former billionaire Nathan Tinkler, appearing to dash the young entrepreneur's hopes of a coal comeback.
- Finance: PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - Aug 28
- Technology: UPDATE 6-Brazil telecom battle heats up as Oi tries to buy, split TIM
- Healthcare: Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions
- Consumer: Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest
- Energy: U.S. Congressman urges Obama to block Venezuela's Citgo sale
- Industrials: Oak Hill Capital may seek smaller buyout fund-sources
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