Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions
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June 8 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Wednesday:
** German generic drug maker Stada Arzneimittel AG said it had not held talks with private equity firm CVC Capital Partners over a potential buyout, denying a media report from two weeks ago.
** Buyout groups are vying for a stake in German clinic chain Schoen, expected to value the family-owned company at roughly 1.5 billion euros ($1.7 billion) as the German market continues to consolidate, several people familiar with the matter said.
** Ousted LendingClub Corp CEO and co-founder Renaud Laplanche has been speaking to private equity firms and banks about financing a potential buyout of the online lender, according to people familiar with the matter.