Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions
(Adds Plastic Omnium, Caesars Entertainment, PPC, Hershey Co, Cencosud, ITV; Updates Rolls-Royce)
July 11 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Monday:
** Thomson Reuters Corp said it would sell its intellectual property and science business to private equity firms Onex Corp and Baring Private Equity Asia for $3.55 billion in cash.
** Caesars Entertainment Corp and Caesars Acquisition Co have amended their proposed merger agreement, which is intertwined with the $18 billion bankruptcy of the casino company's main operating unit, the companies said.
** A board member of the charitable trust that controls Hershey Co has resigned, the fourth such departure in less than 12 months, the trust said, at a time when the chocolate company is a takeover target for Mondelez International Inc.