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Deals of the day -- mergers and acquisitions
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June 17 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals, involving U.S., European and Asian companies were reported by 2000 GMT on Friday.
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** Reynolds, part of New Zealand billionaire Graeme Hart's Rank Group, won the race to acquire Graham Packaging Co Inc after it raised its offer to $1.68 billion and Silgan Holdings Inc failed to make a counter bid.
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** British chipmaker CSR will buy Zoran Corp for a reduced price of $484 million following a deterioration in the U.S. group's trading performance, the two firms said.
** Amdocs' acquisition of Canada's Bridgewater Systems for about $215 million (C$211 million) to beef up its phone-billing software business amid surging mobile data traffic may trigger more such deals in the sector.
** K-V Pharmaceutical Co KVa.N said it agreed to sell its generic business unit to Zydus Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of India-based drugmaker Cadila Healthcare , for $60 million in cash.
** British brewer and pub operator Fuller, Smith & Turner said on Friday a 53.9 million pound ($87.2 million) offer approach for London-based rival Capital Pub Company had been rejected.
** Private equity firm Leonard Green & Partners said it has teamed up with CVC Capital Partners to submit a proposal to buy BJ's Wholesale Club Inc , the latest in a flurry of deal activity in discount retail.
** Spain's ACS has clawed more than 50 percent of German builder Hochtief , drawing the curtain on a takeover saga that has lasted more than 9 months.
** Liberty Global's planned purchase of Kabel BW suffered a setback as European Union regulators handed the case back to tough German authorities. ? (Compiled by Swetha Gopinath and Soham Chatterjee in Bangalore)
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