Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions
(Adds Bitcoin Depot, China International Marine Containers)
Aug 25 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2030 GMT on Thursday:
** Fintech Bitcoin Depot plans to list in the United States by merging with blank check company GSR II Meteora Acquisition Corp in a deal valued at $885 million, the companies said.
** Global shipping container suppliers China International Marine Containers and Maersk Container Industry in a joint statement said they have abandoned a merger plan, citing significant regulatory challenges.
** Brazilian lender Banco Bradesco SA said its subsidiary Bradescard has agreed to acquire Mexico's Ictineo Plataforma SA in a bid to offer digital accounts in Latin America's second-largest economy.
** French water and waste business Veolia said it was well on the way to addressing UK concerns over its merger with rival Suez, after Britain's competition watchdog ordered it to sell three parts of the combined UK business.
** Singapore Telecommunications Ltd said it would sell a 3.3% stake in India's Bharti Airtel Ltd to Bharti Telecom Ltd for an aggregate consideration of about S$2.25 billion ($1.61 billion).
** Australia's Ramsay Health Care Ltd said it received an alternate proposal from a group led by KKR & Co that allows its shareholders to retain a majority stake in Ramsay Generale De Sante, but has deemed it inferior to an earlier offer.
** India's New Delhi Television Ltd (NDTV) sought to block Gautam Adani's attempt to acquire a majority stake in the news network, saying regulatory restrictions meant the bid from the billionaire tycoon's group could not proceed.
** Thailand's oldest lender, SCBX Pcl said it was pulling out of a $500 million deal to buy crypto exchange Bitkub, saying the startup needed time to fix regulatory issues.
** Australian fund manager Pendal Group accepted a sweetened cash-and-stock takeover offer from larger rival Perpetual Ltd that valued the firm at A$2.51 billion ($1.74 billion).
** French industrial conglomerate Schneider is considering buying out minority shareholders in software company AVEVA, it said on Wednesday, sending the British company's share price up by more than 32%.
** Vietnam's Mobile World Investment Corp said it has hired an adviser to explore the sale of up to 20% of its Bach Hoa Xanh grocery chain in a deal sources familiar with the matter said would value the business at more than $1.5 billion.
** Richemont announced a long-awaited deal to offload most of its online fashion retailer YOOX Net-A-Porter (YNAP), clearing the way for its labels to sign up for technology run by luxury e-commerce specialist Farfetch . (Compiled by Rajarshi Roy, Ankit Kumar and Kannaki Deka in Bengaluru)