Deals of the day -- mergers and acquisitions

Thu Aug 15, 2013 3:28pm EDT
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Aug 15 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Thursday:

** South African drug maker Adcock Ingram said it received some unsolicited bids from potential suitors, but none of them have trumped a $1.3 billion takeover offer from Chile's CFR Pharmaceuticals.

** Energy majors Exxon Mobil Corp and Royal Dutch Shell are among the suitors advancing to the next round of bidding for Newfield Exploration Co's Malaysian and Chinese oil and gas fields valued at about $1.2 billion, people familiar with the matter said.

** Berkshire Hathaway Inc reported new stakes in Suncor Energy Inc and Dish Network Corp as the company run by Warren Buffett added billions of dollars of stock investments.