Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

Tue Oct 21, 2014 4:00pm EDT
 
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(Adds Chiquita, Royal Dutch Shell, Siemens, Amgen, Honeywell and Abraaj Group)

Oct 21 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Tuesday:

** Shareholders of Chiquita Brands International Inc. should consider alternatives to a proposed merger with Irish produce firm Fyffes Plc, proxy advisory firm Glass Lewis said.

** Royal Dutch Shell has signed sales agreements for all the Nigerian oil assets it put up for sale following a 2013 review of its business in the West African country, a spokesman said. The value of the deals was not disclosed.

** German engineering group Siemens is in advanced talks to sell its hearing-aids business for more than 2 billion euros ($2.5 billion), with private equity firm EQT the frontrunner, two people familiar with the matter said.   Continued...