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Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

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Adds Equinor, Ferrovial, Sabadell, Prelios, Diagnosticos da America; Updates Great Eastern

June 14 (Reuters) -The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1945GMT on Friday:

** Brazil's Diagnosticos da America (Dasa) DASA3.SA and health insurance operator Amil have agreed to combine their hospital businesses, setting up a joint venture with almost 10 billion reais ($1.86 billion) in net revenue, the firms said. nL1N3IC0DH

** Privately owned fintech group ION has received a green light from Italy's central bank to buy bad loan and property manager Prelios from U.S. hedge fund Davidson Kempner, two sources with knowledge of the matter said. nL8N3IC191

** Spain's Sabadell SABE.MC has postponed the completion of the sale of its retailers' payments business to Nexi NEXII.MI after becoming the target of a hostile takeover by BBVA BBVA.MC, two sources with knowledge of the matter said. nL8N3IC158

** Infrastructure giant Ferrovial said it had reached a new agreement with French private equity fund Ardian and Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) to sell the bulk of its 25% stake in Heathrow airport while keeping 5.25%. nL8N3IC13M

** The independent directors of Singapore's Great Eastern GELA.SI have been advised to recommend that minority shareholders accept a S$1.4 billion ($1.03 billion) offer from the insurer's top investor Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp (OCBC) OCBC.SI. nL4N3IC12M

** Norwegian energy giant Equinor EQNR.OL has suspended efforts to sell a stake in the giant Rosebank oil development in the UK North Sea due to fiscal uncertainty ahead of next month's election in Britain, sources close to the matter said. nL1N3IC0IF

** U.S. oil refiner Phillips 66 PSX.N said it would sell its 25% stake in the Rockies Express Pipeline for about $1.28 billion, including debt, to a subsidiary of Tallgrass Energy. nL4N3IC11Y

** Thai retailer Central Group agreed to acquire the assets it has not already secured in KaDeWe Group, a chain of landmark department stores in Germany, part of tycoon Rene Benko's folded property empire. nL8N3IC0SJ

** Shares in Spain's Solaria SLRS.MC jumped by as much as 10% after a Bloomberg report saying that the solar developer had received unsolicited takeover approaches. nL8N3IC0LH

** Vodafone Group VOD.L is looking to sell its entire $2.3 billion stake in India's Indus Towers INUS.NS through stock market block deals next week, two sources with direct knowledge said, as part of the British firm's effort to repay debt. nL1N3IC0AE

** Global Yatirim Holding, the controlling shareholder of Global Ports Holding GPH.L, the world's largest cruise port operator, said that it would take the London-listed firm private. nL4N3IC0W4

** French oil and gas major TotalEnergies TTEF.PA will sell its Brunei business to Malaysian independent exploration and production firm Hibiscus Petroleum HIBI.KL for $259.4 million, both companies said. nL4N3IC099

** Germany's antitrust regulator has cleared plans of Czech billionaire Daniel Kretinsky's EP Corporate Group to acquire a stake in Thyssenkrupp's TKAG.DE steel division, the agency said. nL8N3IC0C7

** Japan's Kirin Holdings 2503.T said it was offering 220.7 billion yen ($1.4 billion) to acquire the rest of skin care brand Fancl Corp 4921.T as the beer maker continues to pivot toward the health and wellness businesses. nL4N3IB19W

** Britain's competition regulator launched a formal investigation into homebuilder Barratt's BDEV.L 2.52 billion pound ($3.21 billion) all-stock deal to buy smaller rival Redrow RDW.L to examine whether it has the potential to hurt competition. nL3N3GE2EI

(Compiled by Rajarshi Roy and Sourasis Bose in Bengaluru)


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