Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions
(Adds Valeant, Nokia, Canadian Oil Sands and others; updates Microsemi)
Oct 19 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1500 GMT on Monday:
** Valeant Pharmaceuticals International said it was considering the sale of its neurological pharmaceutical business and might also spin it off or take it private.
** Brazilian construction group Andrade Gutierrez said it had no intention of selling its stake in Brazil's CCR SA , an operator of toll roads, as reported earlier by Estado de S.Paulo newspaper.
** French gas and power group Engie signed a mandate with Bank of America Merrill Lynch for the sale of its gas plants in North America, French weekly La Lettre de L'Expansion reported.