Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions
Adds Grenergy and Atos, updates Rogers Communications
Jan 24 (Reuters) -The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2100 GMT on Tuesday:
** A federal court in Canada on Tuesday dismissed the competition bureau's case for blocking Rogers Communications Inc's RCIb.TO hotly contested C$20 billion ($14.9 billion) bid for Shaw Communications Inc SJRb.TO. nL1N34926J
** French IT firm Atos ATOS.PA, which is under pressure from investors after its shares suffered heavy losses on the stock market, announced it would sell a communications and collaboration business called Unify to Mitel Networks. nTUA3SK34T
** Spain's Grenergy GREG.MC aims to sell a minority stake in photovoltaic projects in the country, the renewable power generation company said, confirming earlier media reports. nL1N3491PP
** Oil and gas producer Matador Resources Co MTDR.N said it would buy Advance Energy Partners Holdings LLC for $1.6 billion, which includes certain oil and natural gas-producing properties and undeveloped acreage in Lea County, New Mexico and Ward County, Texas. nL4N3491OB
** Blackstone Inc BX.N is in talks to sell around half of its stake in India's largest real estate investment trust Embassy Office Parks EMBA.NS to private equity firm Bain Capital, two sources said, in a deal worth up to $480 million at current prices. nL4N348178
** Australia's Norwest Energy NL NWE.AX said it had agreed to an improved A$497 million ($349.89 million) offer from Mineral Resources Ltd MIN.AX to buy the remaining stake in the oil and gas company. nL4N3490TQ
** Czech Republic-based private investment firm McWin said it had bought a majority stake in Germany's L'Osteria in a deal that values the Italian-themed restaurant chain at around 400 million euros ($434 million). nL8N34830P
** Activist investor Elliott Management Corp has built a stake in Japanese conglomerate Dai Nippon Printing Co Ltd 7912.T, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters.
The Financial Times newspaper, which first reported the news, said Elliott now holds a stake little below 5% worth $300 million. nL4N3490WL
** Spanish renewable power generation company Grenergy GREG.MC aims to sell a 49% stake in photovoltaic projects in the country, newspaper Expansion reported , citing unidentified market sources. The stake would allow Grenergy to raise between 500 million euros and 600 million euros, Expansion said. nL1N3490AC
** Flughafen Wien's VIEV.VI management board reiterated its advice not to accept IFM Global Infrastructure Fund's takeover offer, the Austrian airport operator said. nL8N34922U
** Holcim AG HOLN.S has acquired a fiberglass matt facility in the United States to bolster its roofing business, the world's biggest cement maker said. nFWN3490P2
** Water technology company Xylem Inc XYL.N on Monday agreed to buy Evoqua Water Technologies Corp AQUA.N in a $7.5 billion all-stock deal, aiming to tap into growing global awareness of risks around water scarcity. nL4N3481GU
(Compiled by Rajarshi Roy and Anne Florentyna Gnanaraja Sekar in Bengaluru)</body></html>
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