RPT-Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest

miércoles 7 de mayo de 2014 02:04 GYT

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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.