Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions
(Adds A2A, CVC Capital, Schlumberger, Repsol, RioCan REIT; updates Raiffeisen Bank)
Sept 24 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Thursday:
** Italy's biggest regional utility A2A has presented a non-binding offer to buy 51 percent of smaller peer Linea Group Holding, the A2A chairman said.
** Private equity firm CVC Capital Partners plans to spend at least 100 million euros ($113 million) on another takeover in Poland next year after its purchase of an energy distributor, a top executive told Reuters.
** U.S. company Schlumberger said it does not intend to extend the pending agreement to acquire a minority equity interest in Eurasia Drilling once the current extension expires on Sept. 30.
** Spanish oil major Repsol is not studying any potential sale of part or all of its stake in Gas Natural , a spokesman said, denying press reports about such a possibility. Continued...