Aug 2 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions
and disposals were reported by 1330 GMT on Tuesday:
** Uber Technologies is likely to sell a 7.8% stake
in Indian food delivery firm Zomato through a $373 million block
deal on Wednesday, according to a source familiar with the
matter and a document seen by Reuters.
** Swedish engineering firm Trelleborg AB has
agreed to acquire Minnesota Rubber and Plastics from private
equity firm KKR & Co Inc for about $1 billion in cash,
according to people familiar with the matter.
** Canada's Toronto Dominion Bank will buy New
York-based boutique investment bank Cowen in a $1.3
billion all-cash deal to boost its presence in the high-growth
** Russia's leading food retailer X5 Group said
it would acquire controlling stakes in retailers Krasny Yar and
Slata in eastern Siberia, significantly expanding its footprint
in the region.
** Thai state-owned energy firm PTT Pcl said it had
agreed to sell its coal unit to Indonesia's PT Astrindo
Nusantara Infrastruktur Tbk for $471 million, as the
company moves out of the coal business entirely.
** Gold Fields Chief Executive Chris Griffith said
that convincing the company's shareholders to back its takeover
offer for Canada's Yamana Gold was still a "work in
** Ben & Jerry's and its parent Unilever Plc said
talks had broken down to resolve their dispute over the sale of
the ice cream maker's Israeli business, which would allow its
products in the occupied West Bank.
** Shares in Zamp SA, franchise holder of the
Burger King brand in Brazil, rose almost 19% on Monday after Abu
Dhabi state investor Mubadala Capital LLC launched a tender
offer to acquire control of the company.
** Hedge fund Greenlight Capital said it took a new stake in
Twitter last month as the social media company sued to
force Elon Musk to buy the company even as the billionaire
entrepreneur said he has changed his mind about the deal.
** The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal jud ge on
Monday to block a $2.2 billion merger of two of the "Big Five"
book publishers, Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster, in a
trial that is expected to feature testimony from horror writer
** Adler Real Estate overstated the value of one of its
projects by up to 233 million euros ($239 million), Germany's
financial regulator said on Monday, citing an ongoing audit of
the company's financial statements.
(Compiled by Rajarshi Roy and Manya Saini in Bengaluru)