ANALYSIS-Rival bidders provide needed theatrics for Opel deal


* Magna seen favourite to buy Opel as July 15 deadline nears * GM, Berlin need other bidders to retain some leverage * Econ ministry grumbles but also sees Magna as solution By Christiaan Hetzner and Angelika Gruber FRANKFURT, June 25 (Reuters) - Neither the German government nor bankrupt U.S. carmaker General Motors will admit it, but rival suitors for GM's Opel unit are likely just pawns in a high-stakes game of poker with favoured bidder Magna . Magna, a Canadian auto parts ...

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