Deals of the day-Mergers and Acquisitions

Thu Sep 10, 2015 4:03pm EDT
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(Adds Avon, GE, Barclays, 3M, MillerCoors, America Movil)

Sept 10 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Thursday.

** Avon Products Inc, which sells cosmetics door-to-door, is in talks with private equity firms about an investment through a stake sale in the struggling company, the Wall Street Journal reported.

** General Electric Co said it would seek to sell its asset management arm, as the U.S. conglomerate continues to make moves to focus on its industrial products.

** The Irish government plans to sell a 25 percent stake in Allied Irish Banks after elections next year and should recover 3-4 billion euros of its bailout funds before taking account of the share sale, it said.