RPT-Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest
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Jan 20 (Reuters) - The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media:
* Brazilian oil and gas company HRT Participacoes SA reached an agreement to buy offshore assets of Royal Dutch Shell Plc in the Campos Basin, a source with knowledge of the deal said on Monday.
* Japanese trading house Itochu Corp and Thailand's Charoen Pokphand Group (CP) plan to jointly invest about 1 trillion yen ($8.5 billion) in China's Citic Group, a source familiar with the deal said on Tuesday.
* Mahanagar Gas Ltd IPO-MGAS.BO, a natural gas distributor in India, is looking to raise around 8 billion rupees ($129.60 million) in a stock market listing in the first quarter of 2015, three sources involved in the process told Reuters.