UPDATE 1-Market Chatter-Corporate finance press digest
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Sept 11 (Reuters) - The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media:
* Bank of America Corp's Merrill Lynch units appealed to Japan's highest court against a ruling that they pay 14.5 billion yen ($136 million) for their role in a bond transaction with failed consumer lender Takefuji Corp, Bloomberg reported, citing a source familiar with the matter. (bloom.bg/WLWw6i)
* German commercial real estate company TLG Immobilien aims to unveil plans for an initial public offering next week, several sources familiar with the situation told Reuters on Wednesday.
* Spain is studying a plan that would save it from assuming the cost of helping underwater gas-storage facility Castor, which was abandoned after minor earthquakes in the area, sources said.