Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions
(Adds Gawker Media, Anglo American, Takata Corp and others)
May 26 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1700 GMT on Thursday:
** Gawker Media, the New York-based owner of online news and gossip website Gawker.com, is exploring a sale following a court ruling that it pay $140 million to wrestler Hulk Hogan over the publication of a sex tape, according to two sources familiar with the matter.
** DONG Energy's IPO-DONG.CO has set a potential $16 billion price tag on its stock market debut, giving investors a chance to buy into the growth in offshore wind power, but also into a business heavily reliant on government subsidies.
** Final bids for Anglo American's metallurgical coal mines in Australia, valued at up to $1.5 billion, must be submitted by June 6, three sources close to the matter said.