Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions
(Naspers, Club Med, Obi, Aviva Plc, Korea Gas Corp, UniCredit)
Nov 21 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2100 GMT on Friday:
** Korea Gas Corp, one of the world's top liquefied natural gas buyers, is looking to sell some of its stake in the C$40 billion ($35.57 billion) LNG Canada project, a spokeswoman for the project said.
** Ophir Energy Plc offered to buy Salamander Energy Plc for about 267 million pounds ($419 million) in an all-stock deal to help the British oil and gas explorer expand in southeast Asia.
** British insurer Aviva said on Friday it had agreed to the terms on a possible deal to buy rival Friends Life for 5.6 billion pounds ($8.8 billion), as British pension reform puts pressure on insurance companies.
** UniCredit has resumed talks with U.S. fund Lone Star on the sale of its debt collector unit UCCMB as negotiations with a consortium made of Fortress Investment Group and Prelios are stalling, sources said. Continued...