Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions
(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.