UPDATE 3-Deals of the day -- mergers and acquisitions

miércoles 12 de marzo de 2008 21:35 CET

(Adds Eurasian Natural Resources, Microsoft, Fiat and others)

March 12 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals involving European, U.S. and Asian companies were reported by 2000 GMT on Wednesday. (For Reuters columns on deals, click on [DEALTALK/])

** Singapore's state investor Temasek has shortlisted Malaysia's top lender Malayan Banking Bhd (MBBM.KL: Cotización), HSBC (HSBA.L: Cotización) and Bank of China (3988.HK: Cotización) as bidders for its stake in Bank Internasional Indonesia (BII), valued at over $800 million, a source briefed on the deal told Reuters.

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** Google Inc (GOOG.O: Cotización) won approval from the European Commission of its planned acquisition of DoubleClick Inc and promptly closed the deal, sending its stock 6 percent higher. [nN11627343]

** A deal by Spanish real estate firm Colonial (COL.MC: Cotización) to sell its rental business to Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD) sent its shares sharply higher but a list of conditions remains before the sale can be done. [nL1282847]

** Kazakh mining group Eurasian Natural Resources ENRC.L said it is considering buying rival Kazakhmys (KAZ.L: Cotización), sending Kazakhmys shares surging and boosting the firm's market value to a peak of $17.3 billion. [nL12721507]

** Blood-testing products maker Immucor Inc BLUD.O said it agreed to buy privately held BioArray Solutions Ltd for $117 million in cash, a deal that would hurt earnings for several years after closing, and its shares fell sharply. [nBNG275627]

** Italy's Pirelli & C will buy back a 38.9 percent stake in its tyre business from a group of banks in a deal worth 835.5 million euros ($1.29 billion), it said, giving it once again full control of the core unit. [nL11505964]   Continuación...