Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions
Oct 21 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Monday:
** Britain signed a deal with France's EDF to build a 16 billion pound ($26 billion) nuclear plant, becoming the first European country to provide state guarantees to help fund a nuclear project.
** Crown Castle International Corp said on Sunday that it had agreed to buy rights to about 9,700 AT&T Inc wireless communication towers for $4.85 billion in cash.
** Power company NRG Energy Inc said on Friday that it would pay $2.64 billion to acquire the assets of bankrupt unregulated power producer Edison Mission Energy, adding nearly 8,000 megawatts of coal, gas and wind generation to its business.