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Thursday, February 5, 2015

Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions, (NYSE: APO)

The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1200 GMT on Thursday: ** Beverage can maker Rexam Plc said it was in talks to be potentially bought by U.S. rival Ball Corp in an offer that values the company at about 4.29 billion pounds ($6.54 billion).** Private equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC is exploring a sale or initial public offering of Great Wolf Resorts Inc, the largest U.S. operator of indoor water parks, according to people familiar with the matter.

Apollo Global Management, LLC (Apollo) is an investment manager. Shares of APO fell by 2.06% or $-0.53/share to $25.16. In the past year, the shares have traded as low as $20.02 and as high as $33.68. On average, 1205830 shares of APO exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 1264573.