Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

Tue Aug 25, 2015 9:35am EDT
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Aug 25 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1335 GMT on Tuesday:

** Canadian oil and gas producer Encana Corp said it would sell its Haynesville natural gas assets in northern Louisiana for $850 million to GEP Haynesville LLC, a joint venture between GeoSouthern Haynesville and funds managed by GSO Capital Partners LP.

** Brazil's Triunfo Participacoes e Investimentos SA announced on Tuesday it was selling controlling stakes in three different energy businesses to the local subsidiary of China Three Gorges Corp for up to 1.9 billion reais ($538 million).

** British retailer Tesco has received three separate binding bids for its South Korean unit from a consortium of Affinity Equity Partners and KKR & Co, Carlyle Group LP, and MBK Partners, people familiar with the matter said.

** Canadian insurer Sun Life Financial Inc is in talks to buy New York-based insurer Assurant Inc's employee-benefits unit for about $900 million, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.   Continued...