Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions
(Adds Americana, Sabanci Holding, Ethiopian Airlines, Greene King, Bonnier AB, Vale SA)
Jan 13 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2100 GMT on Tuesday:
** Former Xstrata Plc Chief Executive Mick Davis is considering a bid for Vale SA's nickel business, the Bloomberg reported.
** The sale of Kuwaiti food company Americana is close to being put on hold, weighed down by differences on price and a difficult environment for deal-making, three sources familiar with the matter said.
** Ethiopian Airlines is in talks with Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo to purchase stakes in their carriers and manage them, its chief executive told Reuters.