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    (Adds futures, detail, company news) LONDON, July 3 (Reuters) - European stocks were seen opening mixed on Friday ahead of economic survey data later in the session, with focus on the Greek debt crisis heading into a crunch vote at the weekend. As angry and uncertain voters prepare for a referendum on Sunday that could decide Greece's future in Europe, the International Monetary Fund delivered a stark warning on Thursday of the huge financial hole facing the country. A new opinion poll on Greece's bailout referendum pointed to a closely balanced result in the vote, and gave a slight lead for the Yes campaign in favour of the bailout. "Attention will be pinned on Greece and this is likely to see investors cautious as we head into the weekend.... Even if we get a yes vote, this means the country must go back to the negotiation table and try to knock something together again," Stan Shamu, market analyst at IG, said. "However, it's a lot worse on the other side as a no vote will present a host of uncertainties that could really rattle markets... Either way, traders will need to buckle up for a tumultuous Monday." On Thursday, the pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index fell 0.4 percent while the euro zone's blue-chip Euro STOXX 50 index declined 0.9 percent. The indexes are down 2.9 percent and 4.4 percent respectively so far this week as tension between Greece and its international lenders has mounted. Also on the radar was the PMI economic survey data from Italy, Germany, France, UK and the euro zone, due shortly after the open. At 0611 GMT, futures on the Euro STOXX 50, German DAX and French CAC were flat to 0.1 percent higher. Futures for the FTSE 100 were 0.2 percent lower, with traders citing disappointing PMI data out of China as fuelling the underperformance. The British blue chip index has many basic resources and mining stocks that are sensitive to the economy of China, the biggest metals consumer in the world, and activity in its services sector slowed to its lowest in five months in June, a private survey showed. Markets in the United States were shut for a holiday on Friday. COMPANY NEWS DEUTSCHE BANK, UBS, CREDIT SUISSE Fifteen of the world's largest banks including Deutsche, UBS and Credit Suisse, are under investigation for rigging the Brazilian currency, the country's antitrust watchdog said on Thursday. AIRBUS Airbus is to help China set up production of aircraft seats and galleys in a move to ease shortages and delays that have threatened disruption to global aircraft production. SANOFI Zhejiang Hisun Pharmaceutical Co Ltd said it signed a non-binding MOU with Sanofi to set up a joint venture in China focusing on developing insulin and diabetes-related treatment. ORANGE Telecom operator Orange aims to grow revenue from its Africa and Middle East operation by about 5 percent a year through 2018 and is looking for expansion opportunities in the region, Chief Financial Officer Ramon Fernandez said. HSBC - Dutch lender ING Group is set to win the auction to buy HSBC's Turkish business, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday. CENTRICA - The company announces unplanned outage at Britain's North Morecambe gas field, reducing flow to zero until midday local time. VIVENDI /BOLLORE French billionaire Vincent Bollore, chairman of media group Vivendi , faced a political backlash on Thursday following reports he wants to shut down a satirical TV show renowned for its attacks on the country's elite. FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES The group has fallen short on the execution of auto safety recalls in North America and is working to improve its recall procedures and establish best practices, a senior executive with the automaker said on Thursday. MASSIMO ZANETTI BEVERAGE GROUP The Italian coffee firm said on Thursday an option to sell more shares in its initial public offering was partially exercised so that 34 percent of the group's capital was placed on the market in the IPO. TECHNIP The Technip Samsung Consortium was awarded two contracts by Shell for the Browse floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) project in Australia, operated by Woodside. EURONEXT European exchange Euronext said on Friday it posted the strongest six-month performance since the end of 2011 supported by favourable economic conditions. JCDECAUX The outdor advertising group won a street furniture contract, for a period of 15 years in Copenhagen. The contract covers the design, installation and maintenance of 645 bus shelters. AIR LIQUIDE Air Liquide signed a long-term contract with copper producer Shandong Fangyuan. It Will invest around 60 million euros ($66.6 million) in ASU (Air Separation Unit) with a capacity of 2,000 tonnes of oxygen per day. SUEDZUCKER Start of proceedings against Suedzucker after sweets maker Vivil filed a suit seeking 1.3 million euros in damages in a civil suit. Suedzucker was in February 2014 fined almost 200 million euros by Germany's antitrust authorities for colluding with unlisted rivals Nordzucker and Pfeifer & Langen. ELUMEO Shares to be listed on Frankfurt stock exchange. Offer price was fixed at 25 euros per share. MAJOR MACROECONOMIC DATA/EVENTS (GMT) : 0745 IT Services PMI 0750 FR Services, Composite PMI 0755 DE Services, Composite PMI 0800 EZ Services, Composite PMI 0830 GB Services PMI 0900 EZ Retail sales ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ MARKET SNAPSHOT AT 0521 GMT: LAST PCT CHG NET CHG S&P 500 2,076.78 -0.03 % -0.64 NIKKEI 20537.66 0.07 % 15.16 MSCI ASIA EX-JP 476.82 -0.34 % -1.62 EUR/USD 1.1091 0.07 % 0.0008 USD/JPY 123.14 0.08 % 0.1000 10-YR US TSY YLD 2.386 -- 0.00 10-YR BUND YLD 0.853 -- 0.01 SPOT GOLD $1,167.00 0.11 % $1.25 US CRUDE $56.72 -0.37 % -0.21 > Asian stocks slip as China rout intensifies, dollar weak > Wall St edged down on Greece worries, tepid U.S. data > Nikkei drifts lower ahead of Greek vote > Disappointing jobs report boosts U.S. bond prices > Dollar treads water after disappointing U.S. jobs data > Gold firms above 3-1/2 month low after sluggish U.S. jobs data > London copper set for second weekly gain on demand hopes > Oil prices drop on rising US rig count, China market probe (Reporting by Liisa Tuhkanen and Alistair Smout)

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    Shares of Natera (NTRA)  are skyrocketing 32% to $23.76 in mid-day trading Thursday, the company's first trading day on the Nasdaq Global Select Market after its IPO. The California-based genetic testing company develops and commercializes non-invasive methods for analyzing DNA in the U.S. and Europe. Yesterday, the company announced its initial public offering of 10 million shares at $18 per share.

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    Univision Holdings, the Spanish-language media company, plans to hold an initial public offering to capitalize on its growing audience both on television and online. Grupo Televisa, Mexico's dominant Spanish-language media company and part-owner of Univision, is poised to be a big winner in the offering. Televisa will retain 22% of Univision's voting rights following the IPO.

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    Spanish-language broadcaster Univision Holdings Inc. launched the process for an initial public offering by filing Thursday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The New York-based company filed for an IPO of up to $100 million. That figure, used to calculate registration fees, is likely to change.

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    Univision Holdings Inc, the owner of Spanish language TV network Univision Network, filed for an initial public offering of Class A common stock in the United States. The company also said it had extended a broadcasting agreement with Grupo Televisa S.A.B., the world's biggest provider of Spanish-language TV content, to "at least" 2030.

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    Univision Holdings Inc., whose media businesses include Spanish-language broadcaster Univision, plans to offer up to$ 100 million shares in an initial pubic offering, the company said in a filing Thursday with the U.S. Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley are listed as underwriters. Univision plans to trade under the' UVN' symbol, and aims to list on either the New York Stock Exchange or the Nasdaq Global Market.

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    Univision, the biggest Spanish-language broadcaster in the United States, is going public. On Thursday, the company's owners filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission -- the first step toward an initial public offering of stock later this year. The IPO is a landmark moment for Univision, calling attention to its unique grip on the Hispanic media marketplace.

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    Univision Holdings Inc, the owner of Spanish language TV network Univision Network, filed for an initial public offering of Class A common stock in the United States. Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs and Deutsche Bank Securities are among the underwriters to the IPO, Univision said in a preliminary prospectus filed with the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday.

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    Nemak, the auto parts unit of Mexican conglomerate Alfa, raised 10.752 billion pesos in its initial public offering, the company said on Wednesday. Tuesday's IPO priced the shares at 20 pesos each. Ramon Leal, Alfa's chief finance officer, said last month that some of the funds raised could be used to finance its purchase of Canadian oil firm Pacific Rubiales.

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    Interactive Data Corp, one of the world's largest financial data providers, has hired banks for a potential sale or an initial public offering that could value it at more than $5 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

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    Seres Therapeutics (MCRB) shares closed trading down 25.70% to $38.19 in the second day of trading since the company's upsized initial public offering on Friday.The Cambridge, MA-based company priced its upsized public offering of 7.43 million shares at $18 per share on Friday before closing trading up 68% to $50.49.The company had previously said that it would offer 6.25 million shares between the $1...

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    Martha Stewart Living set the agenda for homemaking for decades. A model turned stockbroker (turned caterer, turned author, turned retail consultant, turned talk show host), Stewart was a 20th century authority on simple, do-it-yourself, classy quality.Her monogrammed dish towels, aprons, lawn furniture and sheets were posh and reliable, and after her company’s 1999 IPO, Stewart’s stamp of approval was worth $2 billion.Now, one share of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSO) isn’t worth the price of a Martha Stewart-branded meat tenderizer or a small piece of Martha Stewart Tupperware at Macy’s, or even eight ounces of Martha Stewart garlic hot sauce on eBay.[A glance at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia]Sequential Brands Group — in charge of defunct basketball brand And 1 and 2000s-era wheeled children’s shoe Heelys — bought Stewart’s brand June 22 for $353 million in cash, less than a quarter of what the company was once worth.Analysts say the deal spells the end of the Stewart empire as we know it. Its demise was a long time coming.“She had it right for a long time. She was the brand. She lived the brand,” said Allen Adamson, chairman of brand consulting firm Landor. “But she can’t just play the old game and expect different results.”Martha Stewart Living magazine, the herald of the empire, was bamboozled as the publishing industry unraveled in the late 2000s. Her other brands were left behind by technology-driven consumers.Shoppers who used to flag pages of her magazine for homemaking tips or scribbled notes from her TV program, now surf Pinterest or shop on Etsy (ETSY) and Amazon.com.And then, of course, Stewart went to prison for charges related to insider trading. A day before drug company ImClone’s stock plummeted in 2001, she sold $230,000 worth of stock in the company. Midway through her appeal process, she decided to serve her five-month sentence. Viacom dropped her television show. She resigned from the board of directors at her namesake brand. She later paid the Securities and Exchange Commission $195,000 to settle related charges.Now, the brand is being sold for parts, analysts say. Sequential is known for grabbing companies and licensing the brand’s name to lots of products, squeezing out profit like water from a stone.“Milking them for all they’re worth,” said John Talbott, associate director of the Center for Education and Research in Retailing at Indiana University.If Stewart’s brand has another life, analysts say, it will most likely be a boring one; not full of monogrammed dish towels or ergonomic spatulas, but perhaps profitable.“I think he’s got the capability to make lemonade out of lemons,” Talbott said of Sequential chief executive Yehuda Shmidman. Born into a family of rabbis instead of dealmakers, Shmidman entered the business world by selling iPods preloaded with Jewish lectures on the streets of New York City.Spokesmen for Stewart and for Sequential Brands (SQBG) did not return phone calls or emails seeking comment.It’s been 16 years since Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSO) went public. The company’s stock value nearly tripled on its first day of trading in 1999. Stewart opened the New York Stock Exchange by serving fresh squeezed orange juice and brioche to traders as she became a billionaire.“If you’re taking pots and pans and trying to sell them for more than their intrinsic value, you’re going to need something mythical on the front that makes people go, ‘I’ve gotta buy that,’” Talbott said. “That was Martha Stewart.”[Martha Stewart Living acquired for $353 million]Back then, if hosts or hostesses wanted homemaking advice, they waited for Martha’s magazine. Years later, they tuned in to find her on TV. Now, consumers, especially younger ones, are not doing any of that.“Consumers don’t typically today look to one person to be the arbitrator of good taste,” Adamson said.But that’s what Stewart made her name for. She knew — and made — the best ceramic ramekins or salad tongs or flower vases. Who else would or could give you that advice? And who could do it with the weight of a brand that seemingly screamed quality while sipping mint lemonade?Now that figure looks less and less like a cultural powerbroker, brand analysts say.Stewart missed out on the e-commerce craze, analysts said, losing a sizable chunk of young and middle-aged customers.“Younger consumers, millennials do a little more curating,” Adamson said. “They go out and scour the landscape and don’t look to one source.”[6 things you might not know about Martha Stewart]Stewart never embraced the digital space those consumers traffic, analysts say. And when Stewart did try to venture online, her company wasn’t aggressive enough to hold on to its market share. Facebook (FB) launched in 2004, the year Stewart went to prison, and YouTube (GOOG) went online a month after her release.“Time context has a tremendous amount to do with the relevance of a brand,” said Wendy Liebmann, chief executive of WSL Strategic Retail. “So I think the convergence of those two, her having to back away and the technology world opening up, did impact her brand.”Stewart never regained her mantle with a group of home decorators coming of age. And millennials, having grown up in an era saturated by Martha Stewart products, no longer found it unique.That’s both a knock on and a compliment to Stewart’s impact on the lifestyle industry. There’s an entire generation of consumers who have embraced her credo and brand, only to turn around and search for like products elsewhere.“Part of her empire was nibbled away by this openness,” Adamson said. “Anyone can be an expert. Write a blog. Go on YouTube.”In other words, Stewart opened the door to the lifestyle industry, but perhaps a bit too wide for her own good.






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    Zynga's (ZNGA) stock performance over the last two years has been rough to say the least. Zynga (ZNGA) was a champion of Web-based games and used Facebook (FB) to make its games go viral. The company has shown promise in the last year in developing compelling, mobile-first titles. Four titles are currently known to the public: Empires and Allies, Farmville Harvest Swap, Dawn of Titans and Mountain Goat Mountain.

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    A 20 percent fall in Chinese stocks over the past two weeks, mainly blamed on a flood of initial public offerings, highlights the risks that regulators face as they try to use the stock market to support the slowing economy.

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    * Gulf currency markets show no alarm after attacks. * But news dampens sentiment among some retail investors. * Greek crisis could pressure Gulf through oil prices. * Zain Saudi bucks downtrend as Mobily announces provisions. * Emaar Misr subscription money to flow back to market. By Andrew Torchia.

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    A 20 percent fall in Chinese stocks over the past two weeks, mainly blamed on a flood of initial public offerings, highlights the risks that regulators face as they try to use the stock market to support the slowing economy.