Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

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Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions
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(Updates Nestle, KKR & Co, Suez)

Aug 31 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1900 GMT on Monday:

** Private equity firm KKR & Co Inc KKR.N will sell business software maker Epicor Software Corp to Clayton Dubilier & Rice in a $4.7 billion deal, the companies said. Canadian oil producer Whitecap Resources Inc WCP.TO said it would buy NAL Resources Ltd, owned by Manulife Financial Corp MFC.TO , for C$155 million ($118.59 million) as it looks to boost its core Alberta and Saskatchewan assets. French waste and water management company Suez SEVI.PA said an unsolicited takeover approach from larger peer Veolia VIE.PA carried "great uncertainties" and reiterated its confidence in its strategic project as an independent company. Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRKa ) Inc BRKa.N has bought a 5% stake in each of Japan's five biggest trading houses, together worth over $6 billion, marking a departure for Chairman Warren Buffett as he looks beyond the United States to diversify his conglomerate. AngloGold Ashanti ANGJ.J and Barrick Gold ABX.TO will sell their effective 80% stake in the Morila Gold Mine in Mali, the miners said, as political crisis grips the West African nation after soldiers seized power in a coup. Swissport is getting new owners in a debt-for-equity swap that includes a 500 million euros ($595.20 million) long-term debt facility and a 300 million euros interim facility to help keep it afloat, the airport services company said. Adani Enterprises said it would take a controlling stake in Mumbai International Airport Ltd (MIAL) through a deal in which Adani Airport Holdings Limited will acquire the debt of GVK Airport Developers Limited (GVK ADL). Nestle NESN.S will pay $2 billion to buy the remaining stake in Aimmune Therapeutics Inc AIMT.O , gaining full ownership of the first U.S.-approved peanut allergy treatment which has struggled with a slow launch due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Israel's Delek Group DLEKG.TA said it is in talks with third parties about a possible merger of its North Sea energy operations, as it reported a second-quarter loss.

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