Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

Tue Feb 24, 2015 4:01pm EST
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(Adds Computer Science, Boston Scientific; Updates Finmeccanica)

Feb 24 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2100 GMT on Tuesday:

** Technology consultant Computer Sciences Corp has drawn buyout interest from French consulting company Cap Gemini SA and private equity firm Carlyle Group LP, according to people familiar with the matter.

** Italian aerospace and defence group Finmeccanica has agreed to sell its rail business to Hitachi Ltd in a deal which will cost the Japanese conglomerate up to 1.9 billion euros ($2.2 billion) and cut Finmeccanica's debt by 15 percent.

** Boston Scientific Corp is close to buying Endo International PLC's AMS medical device unit, a deal that could value the business at around $2 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.