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

martes 4 de marzo de 2008 22:04 CET
 

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March 4 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals involving European, U.S. and Asian companies were reported by 2100 GMT on Tuesday. (For Reuters columns on deals, click on [DEALTALK/])

** Norwegian oil group StatoilHydro (STL.OL: Cotización) agreed to buy stakes in projects in Brazil and the Gulf of Mexico from U.S. group Anadarko (APC.N: Cotización) for up to $2.1 billion, expanding its international portfolio.

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** Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD) is still in talks with Colonial (COL.MC: Cotización) despite ICD earlier saying its bid for the indebted Spanish property firm had expired, sources close to the negotiations said. [nL04885951]

** Australian dairy and juice producer National Foods, owned by top Japanese brewer Kirin Holdings (2503.T: Cotización), is interested in making a bid for milk and cheese producer Dairy Farmers, a source said. [nSYD237149]

** Cardinal Health Inc (CAH.N: Cotización) has agreed to acquire the assets of privately held Enturia Inc for $490 million to expand its line of products to prevent hospital-acquired infections, Cardinal said. [nN04453368]

** Global Radio is to increase its offer for GCap Media GCAP.L, Britain's biggest commercial radio group, to 225 pence per share in cash and has urged the group to drop a March 5 "put up or shut up" firm bid deadline. [nL0456764]

** France's Societe Generale (SOGN.PA: Cotización), which holds a controlling stake in Russia's bank Rosbank (ROSB.MM: Cotización), has offered to buy the stakes of minority shareholders at 194.09 roubles per share, Rosbank said. [nL04879826]   Continuación...