Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

Tue Nov 17, 2015 6:05am EST
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Nov 17 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1100 GMT on Tuesday:

** John Malone-backed Liberty Global Plc offered to buy Cable & Wireless Communications Plc for 3.6 billion pounds ($5.5 billion) to extend its reach in the Caribbean.

** UBS's Italian wealth management arm is to buy Santander Private Banking (SPB Italia), a unit of Spanish bank Santander in Italy which manages 2.7 billion euros in assets, the Swiss banking group said on Tuesday.

** PFZW, a Dutch pension fund with 161 billion euros ($172 billion) of assets under management, said on Tuesday it would sell down investments in companies with relatively high carbon dioxide emissions.

** Kirkland Lake Gold Inc agreed on Monday to purchase fellow Canadian gold miner St Andrew Goldfields Ltd in an all-share deal valued at around C$178 million ($133.5 million) to create a mid-sized, Ontario-focused gold producer.   Continued...