Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

Fri Sep 4, 2015 4:00pm EDT
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(Adds Imtech, Prelios, GE, BP, Eni; Updates Bwin, BlackBerry)

Sept 4 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Friday:

** Russia's Gazprom and its European partners signed a shareholders' agreement on the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline project that will run beneath the Baltic Sea to Europe, bringing Europe closer into Moscow's energy orbit.

** Irish aircraft leasing firm Avolon Holdings Ltd said it agreed to be acquired for about $2.5 billion by Bohai Leasing Co Ltd, a unit of Chinese aviation and shipping conglomerate HNA Group.

** General Electric Co is expected to win regulatory approval next week for its purchase of the power equipment business of France's Alstom, allowing the U.S. industrial conglomerate to finally carry out a major cost-cutting program 16 months after first announcing the deal.