Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

Wed Nov 27, 2013 4:15pm EST
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Nov 27 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2030 GMT on Wednesday:

** CVS Caremark Corp said it was buying Coram LLC, Apria Healthcare Group Inc's specialty infusion services and enteral nutrition business unit, for $2.1 billion.

** Teck Resources Ltd, Newmont Mining Corp , private equity firm Blackstone Group LP and a firm led by the former head of Barrick Gold are working together on a bid for Glencore Xstrata's Las Bambas copper mine in Peru, according to several people familiar with the matter.

** Industrial conglomerate Danaher Corp and private equity firm Blackstone Group LP are pursuing a joint bid for chemicals manufacturer Ashland Inc's water technologies unit, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, in a deal that could top $1.5 billion.