Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

jueves 30 de abril de 2015 16:02 GYT

(Adds Dow Chemical, Roberto Cavalli, Audience Inc, WuXi PharmaTech Cayman, United Finance Co; updates OmniVision Technologies)

April 30 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Thursday:

** Perrigo Co Ltd rejected a sweetened takeover offer from Mylan NV, while Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd said it remains committed to acquiring Mylan, in a high stakes battle of major generic drugmakers.

** Royal Dutch Shell is still looking for targets after agreeing to buy rival BG for $70 billion but has not got the resources to perform another mega-deal, Chief Financial Officer Simon Henry said.

** Bermuda-based Axis Capital Holdings said it continued to believe a merger with reinsurer PartnerRe was in the best interests of its shareholders. In January, the two companies agreed on an $11 billion deal meant to close in the second half of this year.

** OmniVision Technologies Inc, a maker of chips for smartphone and tablet cameras, agreed to be taken private by a group of Chinese investors for about $1.9 billion in cash.   Continuación...