Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

Tue Feb 10, 2015 3:22pm EST
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Feb 10 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Tuesday:

** British data center provider Telecity Group Plc is being circled by private equity funds, sources familiar with the matter said, amid an increase in takeover interest in the FTSE 250 company since the departure of its chief executive in October.

** Canon Inc plans to buy network video surveillance leader Axis AB for about 23.6 billion Swedish crowns ($2.82 billion), the biggest purchase ever for the Japanese company that is trying to expand beyond the shrinking camera market.

** Raiffeisen Bank International said the sale of its Slovenian unit was in the final stage and it was confident it would get a "decent" price for its Polish arm, two key elements of a new strategic plan.

** French media group Lagardere is interested in airport retail travel group World Duty Free but considers its share price too expensive at current levels, Chief Financial Officer Dominique d'Hinnin said.   Continued...