Aug 28 - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Friday:
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. (http://on.wsj.com/1Kd1T6u)
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.
* Confirms that it is in advanced discussions with carlyle group at 40 pence per share in cash
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.
Aug 28 - Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd and Siliconware Precision Industries Co Ltd say
* Gets U.S. Antitrust clearance for deal with Platform Specialty Products Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +91 80 6749 1136)
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.
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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.
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.
Summer 2015 is drawing to an end, but Bloomberg notes that Donald Trump appears to be more than a seasonal fling.