RPT-Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest - March 19

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March 19 (Reuters) - The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media:

* Cement makers Holcim and Lafarge, seeking to save their merger deal, are discussing a new leadership for the combined group which would give Lafarge's boss Bruno Lafont a lesser role, sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.

* Japan's loss-making electronics firm Sharp Corp plans to cut around 6,000 jobs, over 10 percent of its workforce, in a global restructuring that will cost over 200 billion yen ($1.7 billion), a person familiar with the plan said on Thursday.

* Spanish oil major Repsol has set the size of its hybrid bond issue at 2 billion euros ($2.1 billion), comprising two tranches of 1 billion euros each, a source close to the deal said on Wednesday.   Continuación...