Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

viernes 14 de agosto de 2015 16:03 GYT

(Adds Mylan, General Electric, Peltz's hedge fund, Carlyle, Sandell Asset Management, ICA)

Aug 14 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Friday:

** General Electric is expected to secure EU approval for its proposed 12.4-billion-euro ($13.8 billion) bid for French peer Alstom's power business, its largest ever deal, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

** European Union antitrust regulators will decide by Jan. 13 instead of Dec. 8 whether to clear FedEx's 4.4-billion-euro ($4.90 billion) bid for Dutch rival TNT after the logistics companies asked for more time.

** China's Shenhua Group is among six parties assessing bids for Rio Tinto's $4 billion thermal coal business, the Australian Financial Review reported.

** Activist investor Nelson Peltz's hedge fund, Trian Partners, has picked up a more than 7 percent stake in Sysco Corp for about $1.6 billion, calling the largest U.S. food distributor's shares "undervalued".   Continuación...