PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times – July 8

July 8 (Reuters) – The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

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Sports betting firm GVC offers to buy Bwin.Party- FT

July 8 (Reuters) – Sports betting and gaming company GVC Holdings Plc has offered to buy bigger rival Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment Plc for about 900 million pounds ($1.39 billion), the Financial…

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Symantec in talks to sell Veritas storage unit to Carlyle -source

July 7 (Reuters) – Software security company Symantec Corp is in talks to sell its Veritas data storage business to private equity firm Carlyle Group LP, a person familiar with the matter said on…

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Humana, Aetna set termination fees for deal

July 7 (Reuters) – Health insurer Humana Inc and buyer Aetna Inc set fees to be paid in the event of a failure of the largest deal in the health insurance industry.

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Morgan Stanley to advise on sale of Brazil’s Cremer, sources say

SAO PAULO, July 7 (Reuters) – Brazilian investment firm Tarpon Investimentos SA hired Morgan Stanley & Co to explore a sale of Cremer SA, the nation’s largest supplier of healthcare products, three…

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UPDATE 1-Fed OKs BB&T’s acquisition of Susquehanna Bancshares

July 7 (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve Board approved BB&T Corp’s $2.5 billion acquisition of Susquehanna Bancshares Inc, signaling a softening stance on finance M&A.

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RPT-China’s IPO curbs risk $32 billion of U.S. take-private deals

* Curb on IPOs among Beijing’s measures to support stock market

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Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

July 7 (Reuters) – The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Tuesday:

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