Feb 15 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions
and disposals were reported by 1030 GMT on Friday:
** Japanese financial services firm Orix Corp will
buy Dutch asset manager Robeco from its owner Rabobank
for about 240 billion yen ($2.6 billion) in a cash and stock
deal, sources familiar with the matter said.
** PrimeAg Australia Ltd said it will sell 60
percent of its assets for $123 million to $126 million. PrimeAg
said TIAA-CREF Global Agriculture has agreed to acquire some of
PrimeAg's cropping and livestock properties in New South Wales
at a premium to its book value, but at a "slight discount to
** Hong Kong-based Pyrrho Investments launched a
65-million-pound ($101 million) counter-offer for office space
provider MWB Business Exchange on Thursday, a move that
could trigger a bidding war with Britain's Regus Plc.
The investment fund's bid is at a 62.4 percent premium to
the 40 million pounds offer Regus made for the company in
** India's Mahindra Satyam, a software services unit of Tech
Mahindra, said it acquired a majority stake in
Brazil's Complex IT, a provider of consultancy on the use of SAP
AG's business management software.
Satyam paid $6.5 million initially and expects to pay a
total of $20-23 million over an 18-24 month period for the 51
percent stake, based on certain pre-agreed milestones being