Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

lunes 30 de noviembre de 2015 17:06 GYT

(Adds ITC Holdings, Nikkei, Fagron)

Nov 30 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2100 GMT on Monday:

** U.S. power transmission company ITC Holdings Corp is exploring a sale and is working with financial advisers to seek potential buyers, according to a person familiar with the matter.

** Nikkei Inc will use its $1.3 billion purchase of the Financial Times to build a digital media powerhouse by harnessing the English-language newspaper's brand and skill in getting subscribers to pay for premium business news, its chairman said.

** Dutch-Belgian pharmaceutical ingredient supplier Fagron said takeover discussions were drawn out but not over and talks with its banks could lead to a share issue.