Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions
(Adds Simon Property, Valeant Pharmaceuticals, DMG Mori Seiki Co, Airbus)
March 9 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Monday:
** Simon Property Group Inc offered to buy Macerich Co for $14.39 billion in a deal that would join the No. 1 and No. 3 U.S. shopping mall owners.
** Gaming and Leisure Properties Inc, which buys real estate leased to casino operators, went hostile with its offer to buy Pinnacle Entertainment Inc's real estate assets due to the casino operator's "failure to engage" in talks.
** Alcoa Inc agreed to pay $1.3 billion to acquire titanium supplier RTI International Metals Inc, the metals company's latest investment in more profitable products for the aerospace and automotive industries.