Deals of the day Mergers and acquisitions

Dec 20 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2100 GMT on Monday:

** Lundin Mining Corp (LUN.TO) said it would buy sister firm Josemaria Resources Inc (JOSE.TO) in a cash-and-stock deal worth C$625 million ($483 million), sending shares of the Canadian miner down nearly 15%. read more

** Biotechnology company Senti Biosciences Inc has agreed to go public through a merger with blank-check firm Dynamics Special Purpose Corp (DYNS.O) in a deal that values the combined company at $601 million. read more

** Business software maker Oracle Corp (ORCL.N) said it would buy Cerner Corp (CERN.O) for $28.3 billion in its biggest ever deal, gaining access to a trove of data from one of the biggest healthcare IT firms in the United States. read more

** Bluerock Residential Growth REIT said affiliates of Blackstone Real Estate have offered a cash buyout deal valued at $3.6 billion, sending its shares soaring 77%. read more

** BP (BP.L) will acquire the remaining stake in its U.S. pipelines partnership BP Midstream Partners LP (BPMP.N) that it doesn't already own in a more than $700 million deal, as the energy giant looks to simplify its structure. read more

** U.S. mortgage provider Rocket Cos Inc (RKT.N) said it would buy personal finance app Truebill for nearly $1.3 billion in cash. read more

** Packaging products provider Sonoco Products Co (SON.N) said it will buy sustainable metal packaging manufacturer Ball Metalpack for $1.35 billion in cash to expand its sustainable packing portfolio. read more

** Poland's KGHM (KGH.WA) might sell more smaller projects after it put on sale two American mines, as it bids to focus on bigger ones, the company's deputy head told Reuters. [nL8N2T53VV}

** MONETA Money Bank (MONET.PR) shareholders backed the Czech bank's proposed 25.9 billion crown ($1.15 billion) acquisition of domestic peer Air Bank and a stock issue to pay for it, as MONETA seeks to build a bank that can compete with foreign lenders that dominate the Czech market.

** The British Basketball League (BBL) has received investment worth seven million pounds ($9.23 million) from Miami-based alternative investment firm 777 Partners in exchange for a 45% stake in the league, it announced. read more

** Cybersecurity company ZeroFox will go public through a merger with blank-check firm L&F Acquisition Corp (LNFA.N) in a deal valued at $1.4 billion, the companies said. read more

** BNP Paribas (BNPP.PA) said it is to sell U.S. unit Bank of the West to Canada's BMO Financial Group for $16.3 billion in a deal that will give France's biggest bank a huge step up in firepower for deals and buybacks. read more

** British software company Sage Group (SGE.L) said it would buy the remaining 83% stake in cloud-based software provider Brightpearl it does not already own for about $299 million. read more

** Insurer Storebrand (STB.OL) has agreed to buy the Norwegian unit of Danish pension provider Danica from Danske Bank (DANSKE.CO), the companies said. read more

** Sweden's BillerudKorsnas (BILL.ST) will buy U.S.-based coated paper producer Verso (VRS.N) for around $825 million in cash as the pulp and paper manufacturer looks to expand into North America, it said. read more

** Australia's Humm Group (HUM.AX) said it had received takeover approaches that the buy now, pay later (BNPL) company plans on engaging further with, sending its shares soaring 16%. read more

Compiled by Chavi Mehta and Manya Saini in Bengaluru

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