LONDON, Dec 6 - Hellman & Friedman's acquisition of a 70 percent stake in Deutsche Telekom's classified advertising business Scout24 will be supported by over 700 million euros ($955.96 million) of debt financing, banking sources said on Friday.
* Givaudan stake sale at price range of CHF 1,150-1,170 - traders
Dec 6 - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1430 GMT on Friday:
PARIS, Dec 6 - Italian luxury shoemaker Alberto Moretti, known for his velvet slip-ons and stilettos made with 24-carat gold, has secured backing from a newly-formed private equity firm in the latest deal involving a promising young designer.
MILAN, Dec 6 - Oil production from Kazakhstan's Kashagan field is unlikely to be delayed to 2015 after output from the world's biggest crude discovery in half a century was halted due to a gas leak, the CEO of Italy's energy group Eni said on Friday.
PERTH/PARIS, Dec 6 - France's Total has agreed to buy a stake in InterOil's Papua New Guinea gas fields, which could include the construction of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export plant in a deal worth up to $3.6 billion.
* Pension funds, others compete with equity funds to invest
ANKARA, Dec 6 - Bank of America Merrill Lynch has withdrawn from bidding to advise Turkish defence contractor Aselsan after Turkey struck a preliminary defence deal with a Chinese firm under U.S. sanctions, an Aselsan official said on Friday.
LONDON, Dec 6 - Domino's Pizza said on Friday its Chief Executive Lance Batchelor would stand down next year, dealing a second managerial blow to Britain's biggest pizza delivery firm this year and hitting its shares sharply.
AMSTERDAM, Dec 6 - PostNL NV : * raises 507 million euros proceeds from the sale of part
These days Washington is not known for bipartisanship, but every now and then a breakthrough is made. It is noteworthy that Vice President Joe Biden, a Democrat, and Senator John McCain, a Republican, are appearing together at a forum in Sedona, Arizona on Friday.