Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

lunes 24 de agosto de 2015 10:08 GYT

Aug 24 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1407 GMT on Monday:

** U.S. power producer Southern Co said it will buy AGL Resources for about $8 billion in cash, creating the second-largest utility company in the country by customers.

** Fashion department store operator Belk Inc said it would be acquired by private equity firm Sycamore Partners in a deal valued at about $3 billion, including debt.

** Heineken NV, the world's third-largest brewer, is seeking to raise its stake in India's United Breweries Ltd to gain full management control as it bets on the country's growing thirst for beer, sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.

** Northern Ireland's UTV Media Plc, one of only two independent broadcasters in the ITV network, said it may sell its TV franchise.   Continuación...