Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

miércoles 3 de junio de 2015 16:13 GYT

(Adds Petrobras, BASF, Telecom Italia, TAP, Areva, Mobinil, Itaú Unibanco Holding, Volvo, UniCredit Bank Austria; updates Wendy's)

June 3 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Wednesday:

** Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd is looking to buy more shares in Mylan NV, positioning itself for a possible legal challenge to the generics drugmaker that has spurned its takeover bid, people familiar with the matter said.

The strategy is a sign of Teva's commitment to its $40 billion bid for Mylan, as the latter presses on with its own $34 billion hostile bid for over-the-counter drug company Perrigo Co Plc.

** Software maker Synchronoss Technologies Inc is working with financial adviser Qatalyst Partners LP on a possible sale that could be valued at more than $2 billion, The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter.

** Indebted Brazilian oil company Petrobras has brought in Bank of America Merrill Lynch to help manage a multi-billion dollar divestment plan and has already contacted major oil companies who might be interested buyers, three sources familiar with the matter said.   Continuación...