Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

Oct 26 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 0930 GMT on Tuesday:

** Fund manager River and Mercantile Group said it would sell its pensions business to Schroders Plc (SHNWF) for 230 million pounds ($316.30 million) as it focuses on its primary asset management business.

** Energias de Portugal is in advanced talks to acquire a majority stake in Sunseap Group in a deal that will value the Southeast Asian renewables firm at around S$1 billion ($742 million), three sources with knowledge of the matter said.

** German real estate investor Adler Group (ADPPF) has signed a term sheet for the sale of properties worth more than 1 billion euros ($1.16 billion) to a leading alternative investment firm to reduce debt.

** South Africa's Sibanye Stillwater said it would buy Santa Rita nickel mine and Serrote copper mine in Brazil for $1 billion, in what will be its biggest investment in the battery metals sector.

** Dutch pension fund ABP, one of the world's largest, will divest 15 billion euros ($17.5 billion) of investments in fossil fuel producers by 2023, it said, citing concern over global warming.

** German real estate company Vonovia said that it had secured a total of 87.6% of voting rights in Deutsche Wohnen, successfully completing its takeover bid of a onetime rival.

** Japanese financial services group Orix Corp (IX) is likely to sell software business Yayoi Co for more than 200 billion yen ($1.75 billion), Bloomberg reported.

** Swiss private investment company Partners Group said it has agreed to acquire a significant minority stake in luxury watchmaker Breitling from private equity group CVC Capital Partners and management. (Compiled by Rajarshi Roy and Deborah Sophia in Bengaluru)

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