Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest

miércoles 28 de enero de 2015 00:09 GYT

Jan 28 (Reuters) - The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media:

* Blackstone Group LP has started a process to either sell or launch an initial public stock offering for U.K. resort operator Center Parcs, the Wall Street Journal reported citing people familiar with the matter. (

* The chairman of Pearson Plc, the FTSE-100 education and media group which owns the Financial Times, is to step down after a decade at the helm, Sky News reported citing sources. (

* Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras decided on Tuesday not to take a corruption-related charge against earnings on its delayed third-quarter results after the board failed to agree on the extent that graft has inflated the value of its assets, the Globo newspaper reported citing an unnamed company source.

* Troubled Chinese property developer Kaisa Group failed to remove a local government block on sales at its Shenzhen projects during talks with public officials on Monday, a company source familiar with the discussions said.   Continuación...