Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

jueves 28 de julio de 2016 16:00 GYT

(Adds AstraZeneca, Deutsche Boerse, France airport, Enel, Terex)

July 28 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Thursday:

** Oracle Corp said it agreed to buy NetSuite Inc in a deal valued at about $9.3 billion to expand into the fast-growing cloud market.

** AstraZeneca's chief executive believes a rival could spot the growing value of its drug pipeline but declined to say on Thursday if the group was likely to be a takeover target once more, two years after seeing off a bid from Pfizer .

** German exchange operator Deutsche Boerse is girding for an in-depth investigation by EU competition authorities of its planned $27 billion merger with London Stock Exchange Group, it said on Thursday.

** Activist hedge fund Marcato Capital Management said on Thursday it has bought a 5.1 percent stake in crane manufacturer Terex Corp, marking its second big investment in a week.   Continuación...