Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

Mon Jul 6, 2015 6:33am EDT
 
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July 6 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1030 GMT on Monday:

** Health insurer Aetna Inc said on Friday it would buy smaller rival Humana Inc for about $37 billion in cash and stock, in the largest ever deal in the insurance industry.

** Canada's Potash Corp of Saskatchewan said it was confident of addressing concerns raised by K+S over its 7.9 billion euro ($8.7 billion) takeover proposal for the German potash miner, giving K+S's stock a boost.

** Russian broadcaster CTC Media said it had received a $200 million offer for 75 percent of its operating assets in Russia and Kazakhstan from UTH Russia, part-owned by billionaire Alisher Usmanov.

** Family-owned German car parts maker Eberspaecher is exploring strategic options including a partnership with an overseas peer or a partial sale as it seeks to expand its international footprint, several people familiar with the matter said.   Continued...