UPDATE 1-Market Chatter-Corporate finance press digest

miércoles 15 de octubre de 2014 01:57 GYT

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Oct 15 (Reuters) - The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media:

* Fogo de Chão, the Brazilian steakhouse restaurant chain known for its all-you-can-eat meat tableside service, has hired underwriters for a potential initial public offering (IPO), according to people familiar with the matter.

* Hewlett-Packard Co has ended merger talks with EMC Corp and may announce this development as soon as Wednesday, deciding to walk away after months of fruitless negotiations, people briefed on the matter told Reuters.

* GlaxoSmithKline is seeking binding bids by next month for a range of older drugs worth more than $3 billion, which it is likely to sell by geographical region, according to people with direct knowledge of the process.