Sept 24 (Reuters) - The following corporate finance-related
stories were reported by media on Monday:
* Europe's banks are on track to dispose of 20 billion euro
($25.98 billion) worth of loans backed by offices, shops and
hotels this year as lenders across the continent race to reduce
exposure to the volatile real estate sector ahead of tough
* France's AXA is preparing a bid for portfolio
assets that Italian insurers Unipol and Fondiaria-SAI
will have to sell to secure regulatory clearance for
their planned merger, newspaper Il Sole 24 Ore said on Sunday.
* BAE Systems Plc has warned it will walk away from
its proposed 35 billion euro tie-up with EADS if the
deal waters down its special relationship with the Pentagon.