Deals of the day - mergers and acquisitions

Mon Feb 11, 2013 4:15pm EST
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Feb 11 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2115 GMT on Monday:

** Sweden's Lindengruppen and Foundation Asset Management on Monday offered 320 crowns per share in cash for Hoganas in a bid valuing the company at 11.2 billion crowns ($1.74 billion) and said they would take the metals powders firm private.

** Nasdaq OMX Group was recently in talks with private equity firm Carlyle Group to take the transatlantic exchange operator private, but the talks broke down due to price disagreements, according to a person familiar with the matter.

** Norway's $700 billion oil fund made its first property purchase in the United States on Monday and plans to spend billions more this year enlarging its portfolio, its real estate chief said.