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Arno Schuetze

Thyssenkrupp's elevator business gets at least 3 bidders-sources

12 Nov 2019

By Tom Käckenhoff, Christoph Steitz, Arno Schuetze and Edward Taylor

First-round bids for stake in utility MVV due this week: sources

11 Nov 2019

FRANKFURT First-round bids for a 45.1% stake in German regional utility MVV Energie , owned by peers EnBW and RheinEnergie, are due this week, two people familiar with the matter said.

BASF invites final private equity bids for construction chems unit - sources

07 Nov 2019

FRANKFURT - German chemicals group BASF has asked the two remaining private-equity suitors of its 3 billion euro (£2.6 billion) construction chemicals unit for final bids by Friday, three people close to the matter said.

BASF invites final private equity bids for construction chems unit: sources

07 Nov 2019

FRANKFURT - German chemicals group BASF has asked the two remaining private-equity suitors of its 3 billion euro ($3.3 billion) construction chemicals unit for final bids by Friday, three people close to the matter said.

Exclusive: Air Liquide puts German disinfectants maker Schuelke on the block - sources

07 Nov 2019

FRANKFURT France's Air Liquide is putting its German unit Schuelke up for sale in a deal worth up to 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) as it seeks to streamline its operations and shed non-core assets, people close to the matter said.

Swiss banking software company Avaloq prepares for 2020 sale - sources

05 Nov 2019

FRANKFURT/ZURICH Swiss banking software company Avaloq is starting preparations for a 2020 sale or initial public offering as its private equity shareholder Warburg Pincus seeks an exit, people close to the matter said.

KKR adds Deutsche Bank to defence supplier Hensoldt's IPO lineup - sources

28 Oct 2019

FRANKFURT Private equity firm KKR has added Deutsche Bank and KKR Capital Markets as additional global coordinators for the planned stock market flotation of German defence supplier Hensoldt, people close to the matter said.

Aareal open to partnership talks for software unit - sources

23 Oct 2019

FRANKFURT German real estate lender Aareal is open to talks with potential buyers of its software business Aareon following calls from an activist investor to consider a sale, people close to the matter said.

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