Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions
May 19 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1000 GMT on Thursday:
** France's Technip announced an all-stock merger with U.S. rival FMC Technologies to create an oil services group with combined revenue of $20 billion.
** Singapore state investor Temasek Holdings and a consortium that includes China Investment Corp (CIC) and KKR & Co have advanced to a second round of bidding for a minority stake in Yum Brands Inc's China unit, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.
** Buyout firm Onex Corp has revived an auction for Carestream Health that could value it at more than $3 billion, including debt, and is exploring a breakup of the U.S. medical imaging company, people familiar with the matter said.
** German drug and chemicals giant Bayer AG has made an unsolicited takeover offer for Monsanto Co, the world's biggest seed company, as high inventories and low commodity prices spur consolidation in the global agrichemicals industry. Continued...