Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

Fri Oct 11, 2013 4:16pm EDT
 
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Oct 11 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Friday:

** The Delaware Supreme Court swept aside a lower court order on Thursday that had halted Activision Blizzard Inc's $8.2 billion deal to buy back its stock from Vivendi SA .

** BlackBerry Ltd co-founders Mike Lazaridis and Douglas Fregin are considering a bid to buy the struggling smartphone maker, according to a securities filing on Thursday, raising the prospect of an alternative to a $4.7 billion offer led by its top shareholder.

** Australia's Dexus Property Group and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board made an initial offer for Commonwealth Bank of Australia's A$3.7 billion ($3.5 billion) listed office trust.

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