Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

Wed May 6, 2015 5:44am EDT
 
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May 5 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 0930 GMT on Wednesday:

** Brokerage BGC Partners Inc said on Tuesday it had agreed to buy real estate consulting firm Computerized Facility Integration LLC for an undisclosed sum, in an acquisition that highlights the growing need for companies to wring costs and boost efficiencies from a global network of corporate properties and facilities.

** Nvidia Corp said it would wind down its Icera modem operations and it was open to a sale of the technology or operations. The company said it expected to wind down the operations in the second quarter of fiscal 2016.

** ZF Friedrichshafen AG and TRW Automotive Holdings Corp have won U.S. antitrust approval for their merger on condition that they sell assets, the Federal Trade Commission said on Tuesday.

** Mexican oil and gas company Alfa Sab de CV and Harbour Energy Ltd have agreed to acquire Canadian peer Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp for C$6 billion ($4.99 billion), including debt, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.   Continued...