Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions
(Adds Canadian Pacific Railway, Airbus, Enel)
Dec 16 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2100 GMT on Wednesday:
** Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd slammed Norfolk Southern Corp on Wednesday, accusing it of misleading investors even as its executives rolled out a new bid with increased shareholder protections to acquire the U.S.-based railroad.
** Airbus Group has shortlisted Carlyle and KKR for the defence electronics unit it is selling, after the two U.S. buyout groups put in significantly higher offers than rivals, three people familiar with the matter said.
** Slovakia will open talks on an option to buy a 17 percent stake in domestic utility Slovenske Elektrarne from Enel as part of the Italian group's exit from Slovakia, Prime Minister Robert Fico said.