March 11, 2008 / 9:07 AM / 11 years ago

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

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March 11 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals involving European, U.S. and Asian companies were reported by 2000 GMT on Tuesday.

(For Reuters columns on deals, click on [DEALTALK/])

** Google Inc (GOOG.O) said it has completed the $3.1 billion acquisition of DoubleClick Inc, just hours after receiving antitrust clearance from the European Commission. To read more, please double click on [ nL11873871]

** Australian fertiliser maker Incitec Pivot Ltd (IPL.AX) offered to buy out explosives group Dyno Nobel Ltd DXL.AX for A$1.9 billion ($1.7 billion) in cash and shares, giving it greater scale in both markets. [nSYD229141]

** Australia’s Challenger Infrastructure Fund (CIF) CIF.AX said it had received a takeover proposal from a unit of UK firm Consensus Business Group, which values the company at A$1.06 billion ($972 million). [nSYD155983]

** The American Farm Bureau, the largest U.S. farm organization, said that it wants a thorough review of JBS S.A.’s JBSSS3.SA proposed acquisition of National Beef Packing Co and the beef operations of Smithfield Foods SFD.N. [nN10632841]

** Dubai Aerospace Enterprise said it bought Austria’s Flugwerkzeuge Aviation Software, a privately held company that develops and distributes flight-planning software for airlines, for $25 million. [nL11329605]

** Russian television company CTC Media CTCM.O has agreed to buy network DTV Group from its shareholder, Sweden’s MTG (MTGb.ST), for $395 million as it looks to gain from Russia’s fast-growing TV advertising market. [nL11427167]

** Mindray Medical International Ltd MR.N said it agreed to buy Datascope Corp’s DSCP.O patient monitoring business for $202 million. [nWNAS4281]

** China Merchants Holdings (International) Co Ltd (0144.HK) said it agreed to pay 847.3 million yuan ($119.3 million) for a 5.4 percent stake in Ningbo Port, which will seek a dual listing in Hong Kong and the mainland this year. [nHKG254992]

** Eusa Pharma said it agreed to acquire U.S. specialty oncology company Cytogen Corp CYTO.O for $22.6 million. [nWNAS4285]

** Dutch supermarket group Schuitema SUTN.AS plans to sell 56 stores to Ahold AHLN.AS as part of Ahold’s sale of a majority stake in Schuitema, a Schuitema spokeswoman told ANP-Reuters. [nL11810178]

Compiled by Tina Kwan in Singapore, Swagata Gupta and Manish Gupta in Bangalore

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