Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions
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Aug 1 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Monday:
** A Chinese consortium, that includes game developer Shanghai Giant Network Technology Co Ltd and e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd founder Jack Ma, has agreed to acquire Caesars Interactive Entertainment Inc's online games unit for $4.4 billion in cash, the companies said.
** Private equity firm Advent International is in advanced talks to acquire inVentiv Group Holdings Inc in a deal that could value the U.S. pharmaceutical research firm at close to $4 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.
** SolarCity Corp agreed to Tesla Motors Inc's $2.6 billion offer to buy the solar panel installer, the companies said Monday, clearing one obstacle in the way of Elon Musk's ambitious plans for a carbon-free energy and transportation company.