Aug 21 (Reuters) - U.S. private equity firm Platinum Equity is in talks to acquire Chinese aviation and shipping conglomerate HNA Group’s electronics distributor, Ingram Micro Inc, in a deal valued at about $7 billion, Bloomberg News reported on Friday.
The talks are currently ongoing and could still fall apart, the report said, citing people familiar with the matter. (bloom.bg/3l8j65Z)
Ingram and Platinum Equity did not immediately respond to Reuters requests for comment. (Reporting by Akanksha Rana in Bengaluru; Editing by Shinjini Ganguli)
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