Energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie seeks IPO at valuation of up to 2 bln pounds -FT

March 1 - Energy analytics group Wood Mackenzie is preparing an initial public offering that could give it a valuation of up to 2 billion pounds ($3.09 billion), the Financial Times reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

Big Abu Dhabi industrial group Senaat considers IPO for unit

ABU DHABI, March 1 - Abu Dhabi's General Holding Corp (Senaat), a major state-owned investor in the emirate's industrial sector, has shelved plans to go public but instead is considering options to sell shares in one of its subsidiaries, its chairman said on Sunday.

01 Mar 2015

CORRECTED-E&P oil firms using stock sales to de-lever

NEW YORK, Feb 26 (IFR) - Exploration and production companies are bracing for a sustained period of low commodity prices by deleveraging through stock sales - and well-funded firms are surprisingly leading the way.

Regulatory News 28 Feb 2015

LatAm credits end week better bid as Petrobras recovers

NEW YORK, Feb 27 (IFR) - Latin American credits ended the week in better shape, with sovereign and corporate bonds enjoying a strong bid as accounts continued to see value in battered Brazilian names.

28 Feb 2015

Euro bond market proves irresistible for US corporates

LONDON, Feb 27 (IFR) - The euro-denominated bond market has been proving an almost irresistible port of call for high-grade US companies of late.

Regulatory News, 27 Feb 2015

Banks stand down on Argentina bond sale

NEW YORK, Feb 27 (IFR) - Argentina's attempt to sell at least US$2bn of new Bonar 2024 bonds to non-US investors was abruptly interrupted this week when a US judge ordered banks managing the sale to produce documents and witnesses for a deposition on the deal.

Regulatory News, 27 Feb 2015

BUYOUTS-Blackstone uses fee holiday to entice Fund VII investors

* LPs have to commit prior to first close for benefit * Fee holiday lasts six months * Expect first close of around $10 billion in April

New Issue- IFC adds 1.5 bln Russian ruble to 2020 bond

Notes The issue size will total 7.0 billion Russian ruble

Regulatory News, 27 Feb 2015

Mexico's Televisa says Univision could go public in 12-18 months

MEXICO CITY, Feb 27 - An executive from Mexico's Grupo Televisa on Friday said U.S. media company Univision could list shares within the next 12-18 months.

Coffee's hot as IPO could value India's Cafe Coffee Day at $1 bln

MUMBAI, Feb 27 - The firm behind Cafe Coffee Day, India's biggest homegrown coffee chain, is set for a market debut that could value it at almost $1 billion, even as the country's burgeoning cafe culture draws global giants Starbucks and McDonald's.

Regulatory News, 27 Feb 2015