Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

Mon Oct 14, 2013 11:10am EDT
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Oct 14 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1510 GMT on Monday:

** Canada's Toronto-Dominion Bank is considering an 8 billion pound ($13 billion) bid for Royal Bank of Scotland's American retail banking business Citizens, The Sunday Times reported without citing sources.

** Dutch software group Unit4 said it had been approached by private equity firms about a possible takeover at up to 35 euros per share. Unit4 said it was evaluating the offer, which would value the group at about 1.04 billion euros ($1.4 billion), but added that there was no certainty that a bid would be made.

** Facebook Inc will buy start-up app-maker Onavo, the Israeli company said on its website, without giving any details of the deal. Facebook is paying between $150 million and $200 million, the Calcalist financial news website said, making it the social media company's biggest acquisition in Israel.

** Romania plans to offer 15 percent of its biggest natural gas producer for sale in a stock market debut this year, part of privatization plans agreed with international lenders and which officials have said could raise as much as 600 million euros ($813.8 million).   Continued...