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Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

(Adds Deutsche Bank, Sistema, Asahi Group, Naspers)

Jan 25 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1330 GMT on Friday:


** Embraer SA has signed the "master transaction agreement" for a tie-up with Boeing Co and called a shareholder assembly for Feb. 26 to approve the partnership, the Brazilian planemaker said in a securities filing on Thursday.

** Evergrande Health Industry Group Ltd will pay 1.06 billion yuan ($156 million) for a majority stake in an automobile battery maker based in China, the firm said on Thursday, as it pieces together its electric vehicle production chain.


** Britain's competition watchdog said pest control company Rentokil Initial Plc must sell several large supply contracts to satisfy concerns over its merger with washroom services company Cannon Hygiene.


** Mastercard Inc made a 233 million pound ($305 million) bid to take over payments firm Earthport Plc, scuppering rival Visa Inc's attempts to buy the British company.


** Hungarian Prime Minster Viktor Orban has instructed his cabinet to hold talks with banks that could buy Budapest Bank at a price equal to or above what the state paid for the bank, according to an announcement in the official government gazette.


** There is no desire among Deutsche Bank's supervisory board members for a merger with rival Commerzbank in the near-term, a Deutsche board member said.


** Russian sovereign wealth fund RDIF could become a minority shareholder in three businesses held by conglomerate Sistema, the RIA news agency cited RDIF's head as saying.


** Japanese brewer Asahi Group is buying the British beer business of Fuller, Smith & Turner, seizing the opportunity to further its overseas reach as other companies wrestle with growing uncertainty over Brexit.


** South African media and e-commerce group Naspers is nearing a deal to take full control of Russia's largest generalist classifieds platform Avito by buying the remaining 32 percent it does not already own, sources told Reuters. (Compiled by Manogna Maddipatla in Bengaluru)