Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions
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Sept 27 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Tuesday:
** Caesars Entertainment Corp said on Tuesday it has struck a crucial $5 billion deal with most of its casino operating unit's creditors, resolving billions of dollars in legal claims and paving the subsidiary's way out of a costly bankruptcy.
** Oil and gas producer Rice Energy Inc said on Monday it will buy Vantage Energy for about $2.7 billion, in what has become the most active month for acquisitions in the energy sector since oil prices sank two years ago.
** AppLovin, a Palo Alto-based mobile marketing platform, said Chinese private equity firm Orient Hontai Capital had bought a majority stake in the company for $1.4 billion.
** Chinese property-to-entertainment conglomerate Dalian Wanda is in talks to buy a controlling stake in Dick Clark Productions, the company that runs the Golden Globe awards and Miss America pageants, as it expands a growing Hollywood portfolio. Continuación...