(Adds Electronics For Imaging Inc;Updates Waste Management Inc, Asiana Airlines, Hyundai Oilbank, Lundin Mining Corp, Catalent Inc)
April 15 (Reuters) – The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1330 GMT on Monday:
** Waste Management Inc said it would buy smaller rival Advanced Disposal Services Inc for about $3 billion, as the top waste management services provider looks to expand its footprint in the eastern United States.
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** Digital printing company Electronics For Imaging Inc said private equity firm Siris Capital Group LLC would buy the company for about $1.6 billion in cash
** The biggest shareholder in South Korean oil refiner Hyundai Oilbank said that state-owned Saudi Aramco had agreed to buy a 17 percent stake in its oil processing operations for 1.4 trillion won ($1.24 billion)
** Lundin Mining Corp said it would acquire a gold-copper mine of Yamana Gold Inc in Brazil for more than $1 billion as it looks to beef up its base metals portfolio
** Catalent Inc said it would buy privately held gene therapy-focused Paragon Bioservices Inc in an all-cash deal for $1.2 billion, helping the drug developer expand its capabilities to make specialized and costly treatments
** The top shareholder of South Korea’s second-largest carrier, Asiana Airlines, said it would sell its entire stake in the debt-ridden firm to keep it afloat
** Belgian metals and mining company Nyrstar NV’s major shareholder Trafigura Group is set to take control of the company as part of a recapitalization plan, Nyrstar said
** Ireland’s first real estate investment trust, Green REIT, which has property assets of 1.5 billion euros ($1.7 billion), is putting itself up for sale in a bid to “maximise value for shareholders”
** Malaysian state-owned oil and gas firm Petronas said it had acquired a Singapore-based solar energy company as part of a strategy to move into renewable energy, chasing high-growth business to complement its mainstay operations
** Swiss insurer Baloise Holding AG said it is acquiring the Belgian insurer Fidea NV for 480 million euros ($543 million) from China’s Anbang Insurance Group to boost its position in the Belgian non-life and life insurance market
** British wealth manager Brewin Dolphin Holding Plc said on Sunday it is in talks to acquire Investec PLC’s wealth management business in Ireland.