Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

Sept 13 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1050 GMT on Monday:

** AbbVie (ABBV) and Regenxbio Inc (RGNX) have entered a partnership to develop and commercialize RGX-314, a gene therapy candidate for the treatment of chronic retinal diseases, the pharmaceutical companies said.

** Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has signed a decree to create a state-run company called to control Eletrobras assets that cannot be sold in the power company's privatization, the presidential press office said.

** British engineering company Rolls-Royce (RYCEF) said it agreed to sell its 23.1% stake in AirTanker Holdings, the owner of 14 A330 refuelling jets, for 189 million pounds ($261 million), in its latest disposal aimed at reducing debt.

** Private equity firm CVC has agreed to buy Glendower Capital LLP, the companies said, creating a combined company with total assets under management of about 113 billion euros.

**Spain's Telefonica has hired investment bank Goldman Sachs (GS) to sell its 50% stake in a mobile masts operator in Britain, El Confidencial reported, citing sources close to the matter.

** U.S. investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) has agreed to buy Norwegian ship owning company Ocean Yield (OYIEF) for 7.2 billion Norwegian crowns ($829 million), the two companies said in a joint statement.

**Shares of Chinese office developer SOHO China (SOHOF) tumbled 40% in their biggest daily drop since listing more than 14 years ago after Blackstone Group Inc scrapped what would have been China's largest real estate buyout.

** A sale of Australia's biggest airport moved closer as an infrastructure investor group won permission to conduct due diligence on Sydney Airport Holdings Pt Ltd, after sweetening its takeover offer to A$23.6 billion ($17.4 billion).

** TransUnion (TRU) said it would buy information services company Neustar for $3.1 billion in cash, helping the credit reporting agency expand into the digital marketing and fraud prevention spaces.

** Zooplus AG, one of Europe's largest online pet supplies' retailers, said that Hellman & Friedman has raised its takeover offer for the group to 3.29 billion euros ($3.89 billion) from an initial offer of 3 billion euros.

** Kansas City Southern (KSU) said it planned to accept Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd's (CP) $27.2 billion cash-and-stock acquisition offer as superior to its $29.6 billion deal to sell itself to Canadian National Railway Ltd .

** Dubai's Emaar has picked Emirates NBD to advise it on the sale of fashion e-commerce business Namshi, sources said.

** Carlyle Group Inc (CG) is considering either a $6 billion sale or initial public offering (IPO) for packaging company Novolex Holdings, which it bought more than four years ago, Bloomberg said, citing people familiar with the matter.

** Australia's competition regulator denied authorisation for Qantas Airways (QUBSF) and Japan Airlines (JPNRF) to coordinate flights between the two countries, citing competition concerns as international travel is set to resume.

** Dubai-listed Aramex, partly owned by Abu Dhabi state investor ADQ, said it is in talks to buy Turkish delivery company MNG Kargo. (Compiled by Rajarshi Roy and Ruhi Soni in Bengaluru)

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