UPDATE 1-Market Chatter-Corporate finance press digest

Mon Jan 14, 2013 2:53am EST
 
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Jan 14 (Reuters) - The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media on Monday:

* Goldman Sachs Group Inc is considering delaying bonus payments in the U.K. until after April 6, when the top rate of income tax in the country will drop to 45 percent, from 50 percent, a person familiar with the bank's operations said on Sunday.

* Credit Suisse Group AG will cut its bonus pool for 2012 by 20 percent to around 2.3 billion Swiss francs ($2.52 billion), the fourth year in a row the Swiss bank has slashed payouts, Der Sonntag newspaper reported on Sunday.

* Iberdrola SA has scrapped a plan to auction off part of its Scottish Power division after the Spanish group decided it had made better-than-expected progress in a planned 2 billion euro ($2.67 billion) programme of asset sales over the past year, the Financial Times reported. ()

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