Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions
(Adds Aareal Bank, EDP-Energias de Portugal, Occidental Petroleum, Travelex, RBS, Netia, Macquarie Group, Lagardère, Hershey, Zoetis, Sky; updates BOC Hong Kong)
Jan 29 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1115 GMT on Thursday:
** Mexican supermarket chain Comercial Mexicana has agreed to sell the business and operation of 160 stores to rival Soriana for 39.19 billion pesos ($2.66 billion).
** Sysco Corp, the biggest U.S. food distributor, may have to wait longer for its $8.2 billion deal to buy US Foods Inc to be approved by regulators, the New York Post reported.
** Lender BOC Hong Kong Holdings Ltd is considering a sale of subsidiary Nanyang Commercial Bank that could fetch about $6 billion, in a bid to stop cannibalising the China business of its parent, Reuters exclusively reported, citing people familiar with the matter.