Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions
Adds Barrick, Advent International, Adobe, INEOS Energy; updates UBS
May 3 (Reuters) -The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1700 GMT on Wednesday:
** Barrick Gold Corp ABX.TO is not interested in bidding for the copper assets of Teck Resources Ltd TECKb.TO as there are few synergies between the companies, CEO Mark Bristow said in an interview with Reuters on Wednesday. nL1N3701K4
** Financial investor Advent International has put the company Deutsche Fachpflege up for sale, Handelsblatt said, citing people familiar with the matter. nS8N34O082
** Britain's competition watchdog said it was looking into Adobe Inc's ADBE.O $20 billion buyout deal for cloud-based designer platform Figma to find if it could lead to "substantial lessening of competition" in the country. nL4N3702H1
** UBS UBSG.S was considering the potential impact of buying struggling rival Credit Suisse CSGN.S as early as December, months before the takeover was hastily arranged by Swiss authorities in March, according to a regulatory filing. nL8N37029D
** INEOS Energy said it had acquired a portion of Chesapeake Energy's CHK.O oil and gas assets in the Eagle Ford shale, south Texas for $1.4 billion. nFWN3700L5
** Centene Corp CNC.N will sell its artificial intelligence-powered healthcare analytics platform Apixio to investment firm New Mountain Capital as part of an ongoing portfolio review, the U.S. health insurer said. nL4N3701WW
** U.S. asset manager Apollo Global Management Inc APO.N plans to apply for approval from Swedish and Danish regulators to take a majority stake in SAS AB SAS.ST as part of the Scandinavian airline's rescue plan, a source familiar with the matter said. nL1N3700R6
** Spanish oil company Repsol REP.MC is close to buying a majority stake in power retailer CHC Energia, the Expansion newspaper reported, citing unidentified market sources. nL1N3700LK
** Pfizer's PFE.N plan to sell its Haleon HLN.L stake is not a surprise, the consumer health company's finance chief Tobias Hestler told Reuters. nL1N3700CW
** U.S. midstream company Energy Transfer ET.N said on Tuesday it has completed its $1.45 billion acquisition of Lotus Midstream Operations and boosted its earnings expectations for the rest of the year. nL1N36Z36Q
** Sika has completed its acquisition of Germany-based MBCC after receiving all necessary regulatory approvals, the Swiss chemicals company said on Tuesday. nFWN36Z23H
(Compiled by Rajarshi Roy and Jaiveer Singh Shekhawat in Bengaluru)</body></html>
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