Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

Wed Jan 20, 2016 5:02pm EST
 
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Jan 20 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2200 GMT on Wednesday:

** Rupert Murdoch's News Corp said rumors about the company's interest in buying microblogging site Twitter Inc or building a stake in it were untrue.

** Royal Dutch Shell Plc's acquisition target BG Group beat its 2015 production target, it said on Wednesday, days before shareholder meetings to vote on a $47 billion deal that is expected to go through in coming weeks.

** U.S. cable group Liberty Global is set to secure EU approval for its 1.3-billion-euro ($1.4 billion) bid for KPN's Belgian unit after pledging to divest assets to boost a rival, two people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.

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