Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

Tue Nov 18, 2014 9:38am EST
 
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(Adds Informa, CIMB, Hitachi, CitySpring Infrastructure Trust, Abraaj Investment Management, Huayi Brothers Media, Hebei Iron and Steel Group)

Nov 18 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1430 GMT on Tuesday:

** Denmark's Carlsberg A/S has agreed to take over Greece's third-largest brewer, Olympic Brewery, bolstering its existing operations in the country and creating what it said would be the number two player in the lucrative Greek beer market.

** Solar company SunEdison Inc and unit TerraForm Power Inc said they would buy First Wind for $2.4 billion to enter the U.S. wind power market.

** A firm controlled by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd founder Jack Ma and social media firm Tencent Holdings Ltd are set to invest a combined 2.8 billion yuan ($457.46 million) to raise their stakes in Huayi Brothers Media Corp , as China's tech giants push into entertainment.

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