Deals of the day - mergers and acquisitions

Thu Feb 7, 2013 4:12pm EST
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Feb 7 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2110 GMT on Thursday:

** India has raised $2.15 billion by selling shares in state-run power utility NTPC, putting the government on track to meet its fundraising target to reduce the budget deficit.

** Copper miner Kazakhmys said on Thursday it was in early stage talks about selling its stake in a Kazakhstan power station in a deal which could be worth around $1.6 billion.

** Vivendi's Universal Music Group (UMG) has agreed to sell one of EMI's most prized assets, the Parlophone Label Group, to Warner Music for 487 million pounds ($764.71 million) in cash, parent Vivendi said on Thursday.