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Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

Sept 25 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1100 GMT on Monday:

** Unilever, has agreed a $900 million deal with South African investor Remgro, buying Remgro's 26 percent stake in its South African subsidiary in exchange for its southern African spreads business and a cash payment.

** China Telecom Ltd could participate in a plan to inject fresh capital into Oi SA, the Brazilian phone carrier under bankruptcy protection, a senior executive at the Brazilian firm said on Friday.

** Turkey's Polinas Plastik has agreed to buy 90 percent of packaging firm Propak Ambalaj for 47 million euros ($56 million), Polinas's parent company said on Friday, a deal that will see U.S. private equity firm Bedminster Capital exit its stake.

** Phillips 66 Partners LP said on Friday it would buy pipeline and other assets from parent Phillips 66 in a $2.4 billion deal that strengthens the master limited partnership's presence in the prolific Bakken basin.

** Filipino billionaire Tony Tan Caktiong, who has built Jollibee Foods Corp into a near-4,000 store purveyor of sweet-style spaghetti, burgers and fried chicken, is looking to buy existing brands in mature markets to help fuel future growth.

** German industrial group Siemens is likely to decide on Tuesday to pursue a rail merger with French rival Alstom rather than Canada's Bombardier, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

** Spanish building and infrastructure company ACS said on Friday it was still looking into a potential bid for toll road operator Abertis though it had yet to make a decision on the issue and submit it to its board.

** Top Czech government officials have asked electricity producer CEZ to look closely into the possibility of spinning off distribution and renewable assets with the government taking full control of nuclear and coal plants, sources close to the process said.

** French oil and gas major Total has sold its gas business in Italy, Total Italia Gas, a subsidiary of its Italian joint venture TotalErg, to UGI Corp, an industry source said on Friday.

** CareCentrix Inc, a U.S. benefits manager majority owned by private equity firm Summit Partners, is exploring a sale that could value it at around $1 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

** Kazakhstan-focused copper miner Central Asia Metals said it would buy Bermuda-based Lynx Resources Ltd in a $402.5 million reverse-takeover deal from its owners.

** A report this week that UniCredit might be interested in merging with Germany's state-backed Commerzbank is nonsense, the Italian bank's Deputy Chairman Vincenzo Calandra Buonaura told journalists on Friday.

** Sprint Corp hired a lobbying firm with close ties to U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Sept. 1, adding to Sprint's stable of federal lobbyists as it nears a deal to merge with wireless rival T-Mobile US Inc, according to disclosures filed with the U.S. Congress this week.

** Pladis, the owner of Godiva chocolate and McVitie's biscuits, has decided not to bid for Nestle's U.S. confectionery assets, preferring to pursue a more upmarket strategy.

** British firm Imagination Technologies Group PLC said on Friday CBFI Investment Limited will buy the company for a price of 182 pence per share, valuing it at about 550 million pounds ($742.5 million).

** The Brazilian unit of U.S.-based commodities trader Bunge Ltd said on Friday it reached an agreement to acquire a minority stake in Agrícola Alvorada, a mid-sized grains trader located in Brazil's top soy producing state of Mato Grosso.

** Canyon Bridge Capital Partners, the China-backed buyout fund that was barred last week by U.S. President Donald Trump from buying a U.S. chip maker, said it would purchase British chip designer Imagination Technologies Group Plc for an all-cash 550 million pounds ($742.5 million) deal.

** German utility E.ON has good reason to try and sell its remaining stake in Uniper, the mainly fossil-fuels based power stations and trading business it spun off last year, to Finland's Fortum, its chief financial officer Marc Spieker said in an interview with Boersenzeitung (BoeZ).

** Potash Corporation Of Saskatchewan Inc has hired Goldman Sachs and BofA Merrill Lynch to explore selling its 32 percent stake in Chile's Sociedad Quimica Y Minera (SQM) , Chilean paper La Tercera reported on Saturday.

** Ghana's National Communications Authority (NCA) regulator granted conditional approval for a merger between the local operations of Millicom's Tigo and Bharti Airtel, a notice to employees of the subsidiaries said.

** A Lufthansa bid price of 200 million euros ($239 million) to buy assets from insolvent Air Berlin plus 100 million euros to meet operating costs is roughly correct, a source familiar with the talks said on Sunday.

** British Airways parent IAG put in a bid for part of insolvent German airline Air Berlin but expects it will go mainly to Lufthansa, CEO Willie Walsh said at a conference in Barcelona.

** An affiliate of Amazon.com Inc has agreed to buy a 1.79 billion-rupee ($27.6 million) stake in Indian retailer Shoppers Stop Ltd, the Indian company said in a filing.

** Billionaire Shari Arison has signed a non-binding agreement to bring on board three North American financial institutions to share her controlling interest in Bank Hapoalim , Israel's biggest bank.

** China's Shandong Weigao Group Medical Polymer Co Ltd has agreed to acquire US-based and unlisted Argon Medical Devices Holdings Inc for $850 million, as part of its overseas expansion drive.

** SAP, Europe's biggest technology company, has agreed to buy U.S.-Israeli customer identity software company Gigya to strengthen its position in the booming market for online customer relationship marketing, the company said on Sunday.

** KKR & Co LP has added a small sweetener to its bid for Australia's Pepper Group, caving to a demand from the non-bank lender's biggest shareholder and bringing the deal value to A$682 million ($543 million).

** The main listed unit of Chinese technology conglomerate LeEco said on Sunday that it plans to buy investment and financial service assets from an affiliate for up to 3 billion yuan ($455.2 million) as part of a restructuring exercise.

** Unilever, has agreed to buy cosmetics firm Carver Korea for 2.27 billion euros ($2.71 billion) from Goldman Sachs, Bain Capital and the company's founder as it expands its beauty and personal care business.

** Power grids maker ABB is buying General Electric's Industrial Solutions business for $2.6 billion in a bet it can improve the division's lackluster margins over the next five years, the Swiss engineering company said on Monday.

** Payments firm Nets on Monday welcomed a 33.1 billion Danish crown ($5.3 billion) bid from U.S. firm Hellman & Friedman, marking what could be one of the largest European private equity takeovers in recent years. (Compiled by Sanjana Shivdas in Bengaluru)