Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions
(Adds Tesco, Siemens, Exor SpA, Visa)
May 8 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Friday:
Visa Inc is in preliminary talks to buy former subsidiary Visa Europe Ltd, in a deal that could be valued at up to $20 billion, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter.
** 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.