Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

Fri Jun 6, 2014 4:07pm EDT
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(Adds Deutsche Bank, Alitalia, Etihad Airways, Nordion, Uber, Pizza Express, GDF Suez, Exxon Mobil, Commerzbank)

June 6 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Friday:

** Germany's largest lender Deutsche Bank said it had considered taking a stake in German soccer club Borussia Dortmund but decided against it.

The executive board of the bank has decided not to take a stake in Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund at the moment, a spokesman said in a written statement.

** Alitalia will press on with talks to secure a definite deal with Etihad Airways, the Italian airline's board decided at a meeting on Friday, having welcomed the rescue plan proposed by the Gulf carrier.

Etihad, which already has stakes in Air Berlin and Aer Lingus, is looking to invest more than 500 million euros ($682 million) in exchange for a 49 percent stake in Alitalia, sources close to the talks have said.