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Fri, Oct 31 2014

UPDATE 5-Oi, America Movil, Telefonica to bid for Brazil's TIM, sources say

(Adds Telefonica Brasil comment, share performance in paragraph 11-13)

REFILE-Comcast spin-off to list on Nasdaq in 2015

Oct 31 - Midwest Cable Inc, the cable company to be spun off from Comcast Corp after it buys Time Warner Cable Inc, said it would list its Class A common stock on the Nasdaq under the symbol "GLCI" in 2015.

Oi, America Movil, Telefonica to bid for Brazil's TIM -sources

SAO PAULO/MILAN, Oct 31 - Brazil's Grupo Oi SA, Mexico's America Movil SAB and Spain's Telefonica SA agreed to place a joint bid worth around 32 billion reais ($13 billion) for control of TIM Participações SA, Brazil's No. 2 wireless carrier, two sources with direct knowledge of the situation said on Friday.

TIM Participações, controlling shareholder not aware of rival bid

SAO PAULO, Oct 31 - TIM Participações SA, the Brazilian wireless carrier controlled by Telecom Italia SpA, is not aware of any attempt by its three rivals in the country to place a bid for it and break it up.

America Movil, Telefonica, Oi to bid for Brazil's TIM -report

SAO PAULO, Oct 31 - Mexico's America Movil SAB, Spain's Telefonica SA and Brazil's Grupo Oi SA agreed to place a bid for and to break up TIM Participações SA, Brazil's second-largest wireless carrier, Folha de S. Paulo reported on Friday without saying how it obtained the information.

BRIEF-Pros Holdings launches squeeze-out for outstanding Cameleon Software shares

* Says Pros Holdings launches squeeze-out for outstanding Cameleon Software shares

Stocks, M&A, Markets, Technology 31 Oct 2014

RPT-Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest - Oct 31

Oct 31 - The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media:

Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest- Oct 31

Oct 31 - The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media:

Thu, Oct 30 2014

UPDATE 1-U.S. judge tosses Paramount movie financing fraud case after trial

NEW YORK, Oct 30 - Paramount Pictures won the dismissal Thursday of a lawsuit by investors in a slate of mid-2000s movies including "Mean Girls" who said the studio concealed a risky business strategy in obtaining $40 million in financing.

U.S. judge tosses Paramount movie financing fraud case after trial

NEW YORK, Oct 30 - Paramount Pictures won the dismissal Thursday of a lawsuit by investors in a slate of mid-2000s movies including "Mean Girls" who said the studio concealed a risky business strategy in obtaining $40 million in financing.

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Key retirements mean a changing of the guard next year in U.S. Congress

Regardless what voters decide in the November elections, there will be a major changing of the guard next year in the U.S. Congress as result of a number of key retirements.