November 20, 2014 / 7:15 AM / 5 years ago

RPT-Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest

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Nov 20 (Reuters) - The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media:

* European planemaker Airbus has won a crucial order worth roughly $14 billion at list prices from Delta Air Lines for 50 long-haul, wide-bodied jets, three people familiar with the matter said.

* Japanese trading house Itochu Corp is seeking to sell PrimeSource Building Products Inc, the largest distributor of screws and nails in the United States, for more than $1 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.

* VTB Capital, the investment arm of Russian lender VTB Bank , has ended talks to buy a majority stake in Italian fashion house Roberto Cavalli, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing three people familiar with the matter.

* German utility E.ON has entered exclusive talks with Macquarie to sell its Spanish activities, four sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday.

* Citigroup Inc is considering a sale of its index business, two sources familiar with the situation said on Wednesday, making it the latest bank to think about jettisoning benchmarking amid increased regulatory scrutiny.

* French seismic oil and gas services group CGG is considering putting itself up for sale after rebuffing an offer from Technip, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday.

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