Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

Tue Sep 13, 2016 4:04pm EDT
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Sept 13 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Tuesday:

** Agricultural product manufacturer Monsanto's board is set to meet on Tuesday to decide whether to approve a sale to Germany's Bayer for more than $65 billion after concluding more than four months of negotiations, people familiar with the matter said.

** Anadarko Petroleum Corp said it agreed to buy deepwater Gulf of Mexico assets of Freeport McMoRan Inc's oil and gas unit for $2 billion.

** South Korean power utility KEPCO is in talks with Japan's Toshiba and France's Engie about buying a stake in the Toshiba-Engie British nuclear joint venture NuGen, a source familiar with the situation told Reuters on Monday.

** French drugmaker Sanofi and Verily, the life sciences unit of Google parent Alphabet Inc, on Monday said they would invest about $500 million in a joint venture combining devices with services to improve diabetes care, an example of growing ties between the pharma and tech sectors.

** Santander will buy Citigroup's retail operations in Argentina, a local newspaper reported late on Monday, citing market sources.   Continued...