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Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

Aug 28 - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Friday:

Investor group may cut offer for China's Qihoo 360 - WSJ

Aug 28 - The investor group offering to buy out security software company Qihoo 360 Technology Co is considering cutting its offer after China's stock-market rout lowered valuations, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing a person familiar with the matter. (

M&A, Markets, Technology, Stocks 9:29am EDT

Carlyle in talks on $770 mln takeover of UK's Innovation Group

LONDON, Aug 28 - U.S. private equity firm Carlyle is in advanced talks about buying Innovation Group for 40 pence a share in cash, valuing its equity at almost 500 million pounds ($769 million), the British software company said on Friday.

BRIEF-Innovation Group says in talks with Carlyle at 40p per share

* Confirms that it is in advanced discussions with carlyle group at 40 pence per share in cash

Key Apple suppliers seeking stake in Taiwan chip packaging firm

TAIPEI, Aug 28 - Iphone assembler Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd will buy a 21 percent stake in Siliconware Precision Industries Co Ltd (SPIL), both firms said on Friday, days after another Taiwan-based Apple Inc supplier also said it wanted to buy into the chip packaging firm.

Stocks, M&A, Markets, Technology 5:55am EDT

BRIEF-Hon Hai and Siliconware Precision to engage in stock swap transaction

Aug 28 - Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd and Siliconware Precision Industries Co Ltd say

Stocks, M&A, Markets, Technology 4:40am EDT

BRIEF-Alent gets U.S. antitrust clearance for Platform Specialty deal

* Gets U.S. Antitrust clearance for deal with Platform Specialty Products Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +91 80 6749 1136)

China's Unigroup chairman visiting U.S. to discuss Micron bid-sources

WASHINGTON/BEIJING, Aug 28 - The chairman of China's Tsinghua Unigroup travelled to the United States this week to meet with board members of Micron Technology and try to revive a politically fraught takeover bid of the U.S. chipmaker, people familiar with the matter said.

Stocks, M&A, Markets, Technology 1:47am EDT

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UPDATE 1-Sharp mulls selling most of LCD business to Japan Display -Yomiuri

TOKYO, Aug 28 - Sharp Corp said it was considering various options for its liquid crystal display business after a report said it may sell a majority stake in the struggling operations to rival Japan Display Inc.

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PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - Aug 28

Aug 28 - The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.