Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

Tue Sep 16, 2014 4:05pm EDT
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(Updates Kuwait Foods; Adds Eagle Merchant, Novo Banco, Blackstone Group, Citadele, Entropic Communications, Phoenix Services, Blackstone Group, Atlantic Power, Energy Future, Sibur Holding, Roche Holding, PODS Enterprises and BNP Paribas)

Sept 16 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Tuesday:

** Texas's biggest power company, the bankrupt Energy Future Holdings, will soon present plans to auction its majority stake in its Oncor power distribution unit, a business that could be worth $20 billion or more including debt.

** Blackstone Group LP aims to raise about $16 billion for its latest flagship buyout fund, roughly in line with a predecessor fund that wrapped up fundraising in 2012, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

** Sibur Holding OAO, Russia's largest producer and exporter of liquefied petroleum gas, will invest $9.5 billion in the petrochemical project Zapsibneftekhim in the Tyumen region, the company said.