Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions

Fri Jul 15, 2016 4:13pm EDT
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(Adds Tarpon Investimentos, Pernix Therapeutics Holdings, Mylan)

July 15 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Friday:

** Brazilian investment firm Tarpon Investimentos SA has sold apparel company Morena Rosa SA back to its founder four years after acquiring it, two sources with knowledge of the matter said.

** Pernix Therapeutics Holdings Inc has started negotiations with creditors to restructure its debt, according to people familiar with the matter, in the latest sign of distress in the specialty pharmaceutical sector.

** U.S. generic drugmaker Mylan is expected to win conditional EU antitrust approval for its planned takeover of Swedish rival Meda AB after agreeing to shed some assets, two people familiar with the matter said.