September 3, 2014 / 5:59 AM / 4 years ago

UPDATE 1-Market Chatter-Corporate finance press digest

(Adds Malaysia’s BP Healthcare)

Sept 3 (Reuters) - The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media:

* Italian airline Alitalia and Etihad Airways are expected to win EU regulatory clearance for their tie-up by the end of the year with minor concessions, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

* European private equity firm Permira has launched an accelerated sale of 850 million euros ($1.12 billion) of shares in German fashion retailer Hugo Boss , a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

* JPMorgan Chase & Co is in talks to sell its oil-supply agreement with a major Philadelphia refinery to Bank of America Corp, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter.

* Travel management and expense software maker Concur Technologies Inc is exploring a sale of the company and has approached Oracle Corp and Germany’s SAP SE , Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter.

* Canadian pension fund PSP Investment and France’s Arcus Infrastructure Partners are nearing a deal to buy the French operations of broadcasting masts group TDF in a deal worth around 3.55 billion euros ($4.66 billion), said several sources familiar with the matter.

* Directors of Malaysia’s BP Healthcare, a diagnostics-to-laboratory medical group, plan to raise up to 500 million ringgit ($156.9 million) through a special purpose acquisition vehicle (SPAC) listing next year, according to two sources with direct knowledge of the deal.

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