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UPDATE 1-Investment bank Jefferies' quarterly profit doubles

Sept 19 U.S. investment bank Jefferies GroupLLC's third-quarter profit more than doubled from a year ago, asit earned more from advising on debt and equity financing aswell as mergers and acquisitions.

MOVES-AFME names new head of Frankfurt office

Sept 19 Trade group Association for FinancialMarkets in Europe (AFME) named Jacqueline Mills head of itsFrankfurt Office, effective Oct. 1.

BRIEF-DouxMatok announces $8.1 mln in funding to commercialize its patented sugar reduction solution

* DouxMatok - announced $8.1 mln in funding to commercializeits patented sugar reduction solution by end of 2018​Source text for Eikon:

BRIEF-Enlivex Therapeutics announces closing of $8 mln Series B round led by KIP and HBL

* Enlivex Therapeutics announces closing of $8 mln Series Bround led by Korea Investment Partners (KIP) and Hadasit BioHoldingings Ltd. (HBL)

REFILE-Elliott boosts stake in Hitachi Kokusai to over 6 pct -filing

TOKYO, Sept 19 U.S. hedge fund ElliottManagement Corp raised its stake in Hitachi Kokusai Electricto just over 6 percent, a government filing showed,piling up pressure on KKR & Co LP that has been tryingto buy out the Japanese firm.

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