Jan 4 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions
and disposals involving European, U.S. and Asian companies were
reported by 1015 GMT on Tuesday.
For Reuters columns on deals, click on [DEALTALK/])
** Civil and building construction company Tutor Perini
Corp (TPC.N) acquired privately held Fisk Electric to expand
its electrical construction business. To read more, please
double click on [ID:nSGE7020BF]
** Spanish builder ACS (ACS.MC) has secured a crucial 30
percent holding in Hochtief (HOTG.DE) following a hotly
contested takeover bid, allowing it to build a controlling
interest in the German construction group. [ID:nLDE7030CN]
** ArcelorMittal ISPA.AS said it would not raise its
C$550 million ($540 million) bid for Canadian miner Baffinland
BIM.TO, which owns vast iron ore deposits in the Canadian
** Brazil's Petrobras (PETR4.SA) offered to buy Eni's
(ENI.MI) 33.3 percent stake in Portuguese oil company Galp
(GALP.LS) for 3.5 billion euros ($4.7 billion), business daily
Diario Economico reported on Tuesday without citing sources.
** Fresenius Medical Care (FMC) (FMEG.DE) is buying
International Dialysis Centers (IDC) from Euromedic
International for 485 million euros ($649.5 million) to tap the
growing dialysis services market in eastern Europe.
(Compiled by Tina Kwan in Singapore and Shravya Jain in