Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

Fri Jan 29, 2016 6:28am EST
 
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Jan 29 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1100 GMT on Friday:

** Brookfield Asset Management Inc has been exploring an acquisition in recent months of General Growth Properties Inc (GGP), the U.S. mall operator with a market value of $24 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.

** FelCor Lodging Trust is under attack from activist investor Jonathan Litt, who is pushing the real estate investment trust to buy back shares, reduce debt and consider selling itself.

** Travel firm Kuoni said on Thursday private equity group EQT was its preferred suitor among several potential bidders wooing the Swiss group and final negotiations were now in progress.

** BT Group completes the acquisition of Britain's biggest mobile network operator, EE, on Friday, opening the way to creating a single integrated network offering a combination of telecoms and TV services that competitors are scrabbling to match.

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