Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions
May 7 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1030 GMT on Thursday:
** Bombardier Inc may in the long run take on a partner or investor in the rail unit it is preparing to take public as it decides how best to respond to a consolidation in the industry, its chief executive said 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.
** Boeing Co will struggle to boost international sales of its F/A-18E/F Super Hornet fighter jets despite a $3-billion-plus deal expected soon with Kuwait, analysts and industry executives said.
** Bright House Networks, the sixth-largest U.S. cable operator, is preparing to abandon a $10.4 billion deal to be bought by larger peer Charter Communications Inc, according to people familiar with the matter. Continuación...