May 20 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1130 GMT on Monday:

TEL AVIV, May 20 U.S.-Israeli cybersecurity provider Siemplify said on Monday it raised $30 million in private funding, bringing its total raised to date to $58 million.

TEL AVIV, May 20 Israeli mobile games company Playtika said on Monday it was launching an independent division for the creation and rapid development of casual games.

PARIS, May 20 Goldman Sachs is in talks to buy B&B Hotels from private equity firm PAI Partners, the companies said on Monday, in a deal which an earlier report from the Financial Times said could be worth 1.9 billion euros ($2.1 billion).

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UPDATE 1-South Africas Aspen sells Australian prescription portfolio to Mylan

JOHANNESBURG, May 20 Aspen Pharmacare said on Monday that Mylan NV had exercised an option to buy the South African drugmakers portfolio of prescription and over-the-counter products in Australia for 188 million Australian dollars ($130 million).

PARIS, May 20 Frances Tikehau Capital Advisors raised at least 300 million euros ($335 million) in new equity, buoying its shares, in a deal which will see a Morgan Stanley investment vehicle take a stake.

PARIS, May 20 Tikehau Capital Advisors said it had raised at least 300 million euros ($335 million) in new equity, in a deal which will see an investment vehicle of Morgan Stanleys North Haven Tactical Value arm become a new shareholder in the French group.

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Bahrains Investcorp hires Citi, JPMorgan for loan refinancing sources

DUBAI, May 19 Bahrain-based alternative investment manager Investcorp has mandated Citi and JPMorgan to coordinate the refinancing of a $400 million loan, sources familiar with the matter said on Sunday.

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Carlyle in talks with pipeline firms to sell 25% stake in U.S. oil export project -source

HOUSTON, May 18 Carlyle Group LP is in discussions with three companies that operate pipelines and terminals to sell a 25% stake in its Corpus Christi, Texas, crude oil export terminal for $625 million, according to a source familiar with the matter.

May 17 Activist investor Kimmeridge Energy Management Co said on Friday shareholder advisory group ISS recommended two of its board nominees for PDC Energy Inc, a day after Glass Lewis backed the companys full slate of directors.

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Brookfield CEO counts on Oaktrees Marks to carry on investing

UPDATE 5-Amazon squares up to Uber with backing for UK food app Deliveroo

UPDATE 2-South Africas Long4Life beats sales estimates, shares jump

UPDATE 2-Russian tycoon wins control of Spains DIA as financing deadline looms

UPDATE 1-Five Point Energy sells stake in midstream water firm WaterBridge Resources

UPDATE 1-Italy will not allow break-up of Piaggio Aerospace – deputy PM

Goldman Sachs in talks to buy B&B Hotels from PAI Partners

Carrefour considers sale of stake in China business: sources

South Africas Aspen sells Australian prescription portfolio to Mylan

South Africas Aspen sells Australian prescription portfolio to Mylan

UPDATE 1-Russias Antipinsky refinery files for bankruptcy

Petrobras removes three banks from BR Distribuidora privatization -sources

Record level of funds hedge against stocks fall – BAML survey

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news – May 20

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KKR plans IPO for Swiss group SoftwareONE, say sources: Reuters

African music streaming service Boomplay inks $20 mln Series A

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