Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions
April 27 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1300 GMT on Thursday:
Dec 20 Chesapeake Energy Corp :
* Chesapeake Energy - sale includes about 41,500 net acres and 326 operated and non-operated wells currently producing about 50 mmcf of gas per day, net to Chesapeake
* Chesapeake Energy - to sell a portion of company's acreage and producing properties in its Haynesville shale operating area to an affiliate of Covey Park Energy LLC
* Chesapeake Energy Corporation announces agreement to sell second Haynesville shale acreage position for $465 million Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
SAO PAULO, April 27 The market for iron ore remains well balanced at this point, as less supply is expected and as prices tend to find support above last year's levels, executives at Vale SA said on Thursday.