Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

Mon Jul 14, 2014 4:11pm EDT
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July 14 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Monday:

** London-listed drugmaker Shire Plc said it was ready to recommend a new 31 billion pounds ($53 billion) takeover offer from AbbVie Inc, entering talks after receiving a fifth bid from the U.S. firm.

** Generic drugmaker Mylan Inc said it would buy Abbott Laboratories' specialty and branded generics business in developed markets outside the United States in an all-stock transaction valued at about $5.3 billion.

** Engineering design firm AECOM Technology Corp on Sunday said it would pay about $4 billion to acquire engineering and construction services firm URS Corp.