UPDATE 1-Market Chatter-Corporate finance press digest
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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. (on.wsj.com/1z74nul)
* 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. (bit.ly/1yLtfJb)
* 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.