Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

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Aug 6 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2045 GMT on Thursday:

** U.S. fertilizer maker CF Industries Holdings Inc said it will buy OCI NV's North American and European plants for $6 billion, making CF the world's largest publicly traded nitrogen company.

** Generic drugmaker Mylan Inc 's Chief Executive Heather Bresch said acquiring Perrigo Co was not a must and it had other options besides Perrigo, which has rejected Mylan's $34 billion hostile offer. [ID:nL1N10H1VX

** IBM Corp said it would buy medical image company Merge Healthcare Inc in a $1 billion deal and combine it with its newly formed health analytics unit, which is powered by its famous Watson supercomputer.

** E.ON said it agreed to sell its hydroelectric plants in Italy to ERG Group for around 1 billion euros ($1.09 billion).

** Springleaf Holdings Inc said its deal to buy Citigroup Inc's subprime lender OneMain Financial Holdings could be delayed beyond the third quarter over antitrust concerns. Springleaf said in March that it would buy OneMain for $4.25 billion in cash, creating the largest subprime lender in the United States   Continuación...