Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest

martes 6 de mayo de 2014 23:47 GYT

May 7 (Reuters) - The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media:

* France's Casino hired Morgan Stanley & Co and JPMorgan Chase & Co to list its global e-commerce platform spanning from Brazil to Thailand, a person familiar with the matter said late on Tuesday, as the group confronts competition from U.S. giant Amazon Inc and Chinese rival Alibaba IPO-ALIB.N.

* Italian state-owned Fincantieri plans to list a stake close to 50 percent in its initial public offering on the Milan bourse, a source close to matter said on Tuesday.

* Information technology consulting company Presidio Inc has tapped Barclays Plc and Credit Suisse Group AG to explore an initial public offering or a sale that could value the company at close to $1.5 billion, several people familiar with the matter said.

* B/E Aerospace, which made a surprise announcement of reviewing strategic alternatives on Sunday, is actively engaging in early stage conversations with potential buyers but is not in advanced talks with any company, according to people familiar with the matter.   Continuación...