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Sports betting firm GVC offers to buy Bwin.Party- FT

July 8 - Sports betting and gaming company GVC Holdings Plc has offered to buy bigger rival Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment Plc for about 900 million pounds ($1.39 billion), the Financial Times reported on Tuesday.

Symantec in talks to sell Veritas storage unit to Carlyle -source

July 7 - Software security company Symantec Corp is in talks to sell its Veritas data storage business to private equity firm Carlyle Group LP, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

July 7 - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Tuesday:

UPDATE 1-HP's Veghte to succeed Dave Goldberg as SurveyMonkey CEO

July 7 - Online polling company SurveyMonkey has named former HP executive Bill Veghte chief executive, succeeding Dave Goldberg, who died in an accident in May after helping build it into one of the biggest privately held companies in Silicon Valley.

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UPDATE 2-Reignited Springer-ProSieben merger push faces familiar hurdles

* ProSieben shares down 0.6 pct, Springer up 2.6 pct (Recasts, adds quotes, background, updates shares)

MOVES-Gramercy Funds adds two in sovereign research push

NEW YORK, July 7 (IFR) - Gramercy Funds Management, which focuses on emerging markets, has made two new hires as part of a push to expand its coverage of sovereigns.

PRESS DIGEST-Canada-July 7

July 7 - The following are the top stories from selected Canadian newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

July 7 - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1000 GMT on Tuesday: