Jan 21 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals involving European, U.S. and Asian companies were reported by 0600 GMT on Wednesday.
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** Talks to consolidate Taiwan's struggling DRAM memory chip industry gained pace, with major domestic and foreign players meeting government officials in a bid to reach deals as the Lunar New Year approaches. [nTP360236]
** Japan's Elpida Memory (6665.T) said it was in talks with Taiwanese DRAM makers including Powerchip (5346.TWO), ProMOS Technologies (5387.TWO) and Rexchip, on a possible merger as well as some other options. [nT331174] (Compiled by Tina Kwan in Singapore)