Deals of the day -- mergers and acquisitions

Wed Feb 27, 2013 3:59pm EST
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Feb 27 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2100 GMT on Wednesday:

** Standard Chartered Plc is in talks to buy Morgan Stanley's Indian private wealth management unit, which manages about $1 billion including loans, two sources with direct knowledge of the situation said on Wednesday.

** Wireless service provider Clearwire Corp said on Wednesday it would draw on $80 million in financing from Sprint Nextel Corp, which is seeking to buy it, but vowed to continue talks with rival bidder Dish Network Corp .

** Vodafone Group Plc continues to see merit in a takeover of Germany's biggest cable operator Kabel Deutschland , a banker familiar with the plans said on Wednesday.