Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

Thu Aug 13, 2015 3:53pm EDT
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(Adds X5, CSN, Greece privatisation; updates Mylan)

Aug 13 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Thursday:

** Buyout firm TPG Capital LP is in advanced talks to acquire Ellucian Company LP, in a deal that could value the U.S. provider of software to universities and colleges at $3.5 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter said.

** India's government has hired five banks to manage a stake sale valued at up to $1.5 billion in state-run Indian Oil Corp , IFR reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the deal.

** German salt and fertilizer company K+S does not oppose a takeover in principle, but it affirmed the current proposal by Canada's Potash Corp of Saskatchewan is inadequate in its view.

** Mexican retail group Femsa is close to sealing an agreement to buy privately owned Chilean pharmacy chain Cruz Verde for about $1 billion, Chilean newspaper Pulso reported on Thursday.   Continued...