Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

viernes 10 de junio de 2016 16:09 GYT

(Adds Westlake Chemical Corp, Liberty Global, and others; Updates BP)

June 10 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1950 GMT on Friday:

** Tesco Plc has agreed the sale of its Turkish business and Giraffe restaurant chain in the United Kingdom as the country's biggest retailer continues its reshaping under Chief Executive Dave Lewis.

** Yahoo Inc is set to put together a new shortlist of bidders for its core internet assets after several parties, including Verizon Communications Inc and AT&T Inc, made second-round offers, people familiar with the matter said.

** Oil companies BP and Det norske have agreed to merge their Norwegian businesses in a $1.3 billion all-share deal to cut costs, challenge Statoil's dominance of the local industry and look for more acquisitions.