Deals of the day Mergers and acquisitions

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Jan 12 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1100 GMT on Wednesday:

** Spanish infrastructure group Acciona (ANA.MC) is considering selling an 8% stake in its clean energy unit Acciona Energia (ANE.MC) on the stock market six months after its initial public offering, Cinco Dias newspaper reported, citing unidentified financial sources.

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** Softbank-backed Brazilian company 2TM, which runs Latin America's largest cryptocurrency exchange Mercado Bitcoin, said it will acquire a controlling stake in Lisbon-based crypto exchange CriptoLoja.

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** Australian lithium miner Liontown Resources Ltd (LTR.AX) said it signed a deal to sell lithium spodumene from its flagship project to the battery unit of South Korea's LG Chem, sending its shares soaring 13%.

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** Australian buy now, pay later firm Afterpay Ltd (APT.AX) said its $29 billion buyout by payments firm Block Inc (SQ.N), previously known as Square Inc, has received approval from the Bank of Spain, making the deal fully unconditional.

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Compiled by Rajarshi Roy and Kannaki Deka in Bengaluru

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