Deals of the day Mergers and acquisitions
Jan 4 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1030 GMT on Tuesday:
** Indonesia approved a $6 billion merger of telco units of Qatar's Ooredoo and Hong Kong's CK Hutchison (0001.HK) and set a deadline of 2025 for the merged entity to ramp up its services, its communication minister said.
** Piraeus Bank (BOPr.AT), one of Greece's four largest lenders, said it had reached a deal to sell a portfolio of non-performing shipping loans to an entity affiliated with Davidson Kempner Capital Management.
** Iberdrola's (IBE.MC) U.S. unit Avangrid (AGR.N) has agreed to extend the deadline to close an $8 billion planned takeover of rival PNM Resources (PNM.N) to April 20, 2023, after a New Mexico regulator blocked the deal last month, the Spanish company said in a filing to the local stock market regulator.
** U.S. sports merchandise retailer Fanatics has acquired the trading cards and collectibles business from Topps for about $500 million, as it looks to expand, according to a person familiar with the matter.
** Data center operator Digital Realty Trust (DLR.N) said on Monday it would acquire a majority stake in Africa-based Teraco, valuing it at about $3.5 billion, in a bid to expand internationally as the pandemic fuels demand.
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- DealsEnBW to build $2.6 bln offshore wind park, sells 49.9% to consortium
German utility EnBW has made a final investment decision for its 2.4 billion euro ($2.61 billion) He Dreiht offshore wind project and sold nearly half of it to a consortium of investors to shoulder the costs.
- DealsUK investment banks Cenkos and finnCap to merge in 21 mln pound deal
London-listed investment banks Cenkos Securities and finnCap Group will merge in an all-stock deal to create one of the UK's biggest financial services advisory firms focused on small-cap growth companies, they said on Thursday.