UPDATE 1-Market Chatter-Corporate finance press digest

Thu Jan 17, 2013 1:20am EST
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Jan 17 (Reuters) - The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media on Thursday:

* YouTube and its owner Google Inc have agreed to buy a minority stake in Vevo, according to people familiar with the deal, which hasn't been finalized, reported AllThingsD. ()

* A group led by France's EDF energy group and another led by the country's Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations sovereign wealth fund have developed into frontrunners from an initial field of seven bidders for Total Infrastructures Gaz France, the Financial Times reported. ()

* EE, the UK's largest mobile operator, will close 78 stores in towns where there had previously been both Orange and T-Mobile outlets, in a further blow for the beleaguered high street, the Financial Times reported. ()