Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

Fri Jul 10, 2015 4:00pm EDT
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(Adds Royal Bank of Scotland, ICA, Uralchem; updates General Atlantic)

July 10 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Friday:

** IAG is set to complete its takeover of Aer Lingus after Ryanair said it would accept the offer and a source familiar with the matter told Reuters that the British Airways-owner would gain conditional EU approval. It is set to clear the final hurdle and gain EU antitrust approval for the 1.3-billion-euro ($1.5 billion) bid after improving concessions to ease competition worries, a person familiar with the matter said.

** Royal Bank of Scotland is winding down its Greek operation and is putting its $5 billion shipping loans portfolio up for sale as the group scales back on non-core activities, finance sources familiar with the plans said on Friday.

** Taiwan's Far Eastone Telecommunications Co Ltd and Morgan Stanley's private equity unit will buy Taiwanese network TV operator China Network Systems for $2.3 billion, a source with direct knowledge of the deal said.