Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

jueves 10 de diciembre de 2015 11:05 GYT

(Adds Yum Brands, RWE, Megafon, BTG Pactual, Blue Label Telecoms, Inecobank, Seritage Growth; Updates Rexam)

Dec 10 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1500 GMT on Thursday:

** U.S. regional TV broadcaster Media General Inc on Wednesday rejected a takeover bid from Nexstar Broadcasting Inc saying the offer was at a discount to its earlier proposal.

** Yum Brands Inc said it planned to return up to $6.2 billion to shareholders before completing the separation of its China business, which is expected by the end of 2016.

** French oilfield services company Technip is exploring a sale and has held talks with U.S. peer FMC Technologies Inc about a potential combination, according to people familiar with the matter on Wednesday.

** Buyout firm KKR & Co Lp is in the lead to acquire U.S. outdoor retailer Mills Fleet Farm for more than $1.2 billion, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter, defying a slowdown in private equity dealmaking.   Continuación...