(Adds UniCredit, updates Stanley Black)
Oct 12 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions
and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Wednesday:
** All-terrain vehicle maker Polaris Industries Inc
said it agreed to buy off-road SUV accessories maker
Transamerican Auto Parts Co for about $665 million.
** British airline Monarch said a 165 million
pound ($205 million) investment from majority shareholder
Greybull Capital had secured its future by allowing the low-cost
carrier to renew a key operating license.
** Power tool maker Stanley Black & Decker Inc said
it would buy Newell Brands Inc's tool business for $1.95
billion, adding brands such as Irwin and Lenox to its lineup.
** UniCredit is placing a 20 percent stake in its
online broker unit FinecoBank in a deal that could
raise more than 550 million euros ($616 million) for the Italian
lender as it seeks to bolster its financial strength.
** Zain Saudi said it signed letter of intent with unit of
utility Saudi Electricity Co (SEC) to use SEC's fiber
optic network, conduct mutual marketing of products and
services, and obtain new locations for telecommunications
** Tomra Systems ASA announced the acquisition of
Compac Holding Ltd for a minimum NZ$50 million and up to a total
of NZ$215 million, based on an earn-out model.
** German fish fast food chain Nordsee GMBH has been put up
for sale in potential deal worth more than 300 million euros
($336 million) deal, people close to the deal said.
(Compiled by John Benny and Rishika Sadam in Bengaluru)