Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

Thu Jul 31, 2014 4:00pm EDT
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(Adds Iliad, BNP Paribas, Iberia, Quebecor, Valeant )

July 31 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Thursday:

** French telecoms company Iliad has made a surprise offer for T-Mobile US Inc, setting up a potential bidding war with rival suitor Sprint Corp, the U.S. mobile firm now controlled by Japan's Softbank. Iliad has bid $15 billion in cash for a 56.6 percent of T-Mobile US at $33 per share.

** French bank BNP Paribas said it had agreed to buy an 81.4 percent stake in DAB Bank AG from UniCredit unit Hypovereinsbank at 4.78 euros per share in a deal that values the whole of DAB at 435 million euros ($582 million).

** Spanish airline Iberia is selling its stake in travel technology company Amadeus, held through derivatives, to Nomura International Plc for 578 million euros cash, its parent company said.