Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

miércoles 21 de enero de 2015 17:00 GYT

(Adds Bangkok Metro, Archer Daniels Midland Investor Services, Takeda Pharmaceutical)

Jan 21 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2100 GMT on Wednesday:

** Thailand's subway operator, Bangkok Metro PCL, said on Wednesday it would merge with the country's leading tollway operator Bangkok Expressway PCL in a share swap deal to create a new entity with an estimated market value of 78.4 billion baht ($2.4 billion).

** Volkswagen AG may restructure its trucks business so that it could be spun off from the main group, and establish a separate headquarters for it in Frankfurt, German monthly Manager Magazin said, citing company sources.

** Activist investor Starboard Value LP urged human resource services provider Insperity Inc to explore a potential sale, calling the company deeply undervalued.

** Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim has slightly increased his personal stake in America Movil, the massive telecommunications company he controls, filings from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission showed on Tuesday.   Continuación...