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Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

June 23 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 0930 GMT on Thursday:

** Thyssenkrupp has lost its fight against a European Union antitrust veto of its proposed landmark joint venture with Tata Steel, after Europe's second-highest court rejected its arguments.

** Japan's Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group SMFG Inc said it would take a 9.9% stake in online financial company SBI Holdings Inc (SBHGF) in a deal worth more than $580 million.

** EU antitrust regulators opened a full-scale investigation into Hungarian oil and gas group MOL's proposed acquisition of Austrian rival OMV's Slovenian operations, concerned that the deal could hurt competition.

** Russia's Promsvyazbank is in talks to buy fellow sanctioned lender SMP Bank and has already carried out due diligence work, the Kommersant daily reported, citing sources.

** Bidders for Toshiba Corp (TOSBF) are considering offering up to 7,000 yen ($51.41) per share to take the troubled Japanese conglomerate private, three people familiar with the situation told Reuters, valuing the deal at about $22 billion.

** Brazil's antitrust watchdog has given an investment fund managed by Canada's Brookfield Asset Management (BAM) the greenlight to purchase assets from rental car companies Localiza and Unidas, the firms said on Wednesday.

** Brazil's antitrust regulator on Wednesday said that Pague Menos' acquisition of rival drugstore chain Extrafarma had been approved with restrictions.

** Brazil's antitrust watchdog on Wednesday approved the sale of state-run oil firm Petrobras' 51% stake in gas company Gaspetro with no restrictions.

** Franchise Group (FRG) is considering lowering its bid for department store chain Kohl's Corp to closer to $50 per share from about $60 apiece, CNBC reported on Wednesday, citing a source familiar with the deal talks.

** Chevron Corp (CVX) on Wednesday signaled its move into the booming U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) export market with two agreements designed to increase sales of its shale gas to global markets.

(Compiled by Rajarshi Roy and Ruhi Soni in Bengaluru)

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