Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

miércoles 5 de noviembre de 2014 17:01 GYT

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Nov 5 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2100 GMT on Wednesday:

** The top two lawmakers on the U.S. Senate's antitrust panel have written to regulators expressing concerns about AT&T Inc's plans to buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion, including the impact on three regional sports networks.

** General Electric Co's $16.9 billion purchase of the power assets of France's Alstom is on pace for closing in the middle of next year after passing several steps, the head of GE's power business said on Wednesday.

** The French government gave the green light on Wednesday for General Electric's planned 12.4 billion euro ($15.6 billion) purchase of most of Alstom SA's power business.