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Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

(Adds: Tod's, Occidental Petroleum, Uniti Group and Johnson Controls International Updates: Apollo Global Management)

May 3 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1940 GMT on Friday:

** Sony Pictures Entertainment and private equity firm Apollo Global Management on Wednesday submitted a $26 billion offer for Paramount Global but have yet to receive a response as of Friday, according to a person familiar with the matter.

** L Catterton, a private equity firm backed by French luxury group LVMH , said on Friday it had succeeded in securing enough shares in luxury shoe maker Tod's to take it private in agreement with the Italian group's main shareholder, the Della Valle family.

** Occidental Petroleum is exploring a sale of a part of its operations in the Permian Basin that could fetch more than $1 billion for the energy producer, according to people familiar with the matter.

** Uniti Group will merge with telecom services provider Windstream almost a decade after their separation to better compete in the fiber network market in rural America, the wireless tower owner said on Friday.

** Johnson Controls International is considering the sale of its ADT alarms business as it offloads some non-core businesses, three people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

** Sycamore Partners is one of the buyout equity firms that have expressed interest in taking U.S. department store operator Nordstrom private, according to people familiar with the matter.

** The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has sought additional information about a $16.5 billion deal by Novo Nordisk's parent to buy manufacturing subcontractor Catalent.

** South Korea's Hankook Tire & Technology Co Ltd has signed a preliminary agreement to acquire a stake worth 1.7 trillion won ($1.25 billion) in Hanon Systems, it said, which would make it the majority shareholder.

** British water company Pennon faces in-depth regulatory investigation of its purchase of rival Sutton and East Surrey (SES) Water unless it can address concerns raised by the competition watchdog.

** The UK's competition regulator launched an in-depth probe into Lindab's acquisition of British ventilation company HAS-Vent, after the Swedish firm did not offer any undertaking following the watchdog's initial investigation.

** Collapsed U.S. lender SVB Financial Group said on Thursday that an entity affiliated with Pinegrove Capital Partners will acquire its venture capital business, SVB Capital.

** The U.S. Department of Justice is seeking more details and documentary materials as part of an antitrust review of Nippon Steel's proposed $15 billion takeover of U.S. Steel, the American firm said on Thursday.

** Namoi Cotton's second-largest shareholder Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC) said it would not accept an A$136.6 million ($89.84 million) off-market takeover bid from Singapore's Olam Agri Holdings for the Australian cotton producer.

** U.S. investment management company Global Infrastructure Partners and Canada's pension fund CPP Investments are nearing a deal to buy clean energy company Allete, and a deal could be announced soon, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters.

** U.S. regulators gave the go-ahead on Thursday to Exxon Mobil's $60 billion purchase of Pioneer Natural Resources, but barred Pioneer's former CEO from Exxon's board on allegations he attempted to collude with OPEC to raise oil prices.

** Pakistan will push back the deadline for companies to express interest in buying national carrier Pakistan International Airlines to May 18, the country's privatisation minister said on Thursday. (Compiled by Rajarshi Roy, Pratyush Thakur and Pratik Jain in Bengaluru)