Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions
May 7 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Thursday:
** Yelp Inc, the operator of consumer review website Yelp.com, is exploring a sale that could fetch more than $3.5 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
** British data center provider Telecity Group Plc has opened talks on a possible 2.3 billion pound ($3.51 billion) takeover by Equinix Inc, throwing into doubt Telecity's deal to buy Interxion Holding NV agreed three months ago.
** National Australia Bank plans to raise $4.4 billion from investors after being told by Britain's financial regulator to provide $2.6 billion in capital support to its UK business before a planned demerger.
** UK state-backed bank Lloyds has sold offshore life insurer Clerical Medical to investment manager RL360 for an undisclosed sum, Lloyds and RL360 said. Continuación...