Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

viernes 9 de enero de 2015 17:05 GYT

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Jan 9 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2100 GMT on Friday:

** The owner of British Airways said on Friday that Aer Lingus had rejected a revised takeover approach that valued the Irish airline at 2.40 euros per share.

** XL Group Plc will buy underwriter Catlin Group Ltd for about 2.79 billion pounds ($4.22 billion), giving the Dublin-based insurer and reinsurer a bigger chunk of the Lloyd's of London market.

** Australian bank Macquarie Group Ltd's aircraft leasing subsidiary is in exclusive talks to buy a portfolio of new planes from Dublin-based lessor AWAS for more than $4 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.