Russia's OGK-2, OGK-6 to complete merger as of Nov 1

MOSCOW Mon Oct 3, 2011 7:11am BST

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MOSCOW Oct 3 (Reuters) - Russian electricity generators OGK-2 and OGK-6 will be a merged company as of Nov. 1 having had the tie-up approved by Russia's anti-monopoly watchdog, OGK-2 said on Monday.

The two companies, both controlled by Gazprom , are being combined as part of the state-owned gas giant's plans to consolidate its various power assets. (Reporting By John Bowker; Editing by Lidia Kelly)