Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest
Feb 25 (Reuters) - The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media:
* Sina Corp has hired Credit Suisse AG CSGN.VX and Goldman Sachs Group Inc for a U.S. initial public offering worth about $500 million of its Sina Weibo microblogging service, a source familiar with the plans said on Monday.
* Malaysia's Matrix Capacity Petroleum Bhd, a shell company set up to buy energy assets, plans to list shares on the Kuala Lumpur stock exchange in a deal that two financial sources said could raise up to 1 billion ringgit ($304.41 million) in the second half of 2014.
* The owner of Asklepios Kliniken GmbH is considering a stock market listing for Germany's second-largest private hospitals chain, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.
* Blue Buffalo, the premium dog food business, has been talking to possible bookrunners for a stock market listing, the Financial Times reported, citing people familiar with the matter. () Continued...