Carlyle in exclusive talks on Daimler MTU buyout -source


FRANKFURT, July 28 (Reuters) - U.S.-based private equity firm Carlyle Group is in exclusive talks with minority owners of DaimlerChrysler's MTU Friedrichshafen unit to buy the heavy diesel engine specialist, a source close to the matter said on Thursday. DaimlerChrysler controls roughly 88 percent of MTU Friedrichshafen and has said it wants to sell the unit. Germany's Maybach and Zeppelin families hold the remaining 12 percent and have a right of veto. Carlyle is negotiating with the ...

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