DaimlerChrysler says sells MTU unit to KKR


FRANKFURT, Nov 21 (Reuters) - DaimlerChrylser said on Friday it had sold its MTU aero engines business to U.S. private quity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co, the carmaker's latest step to shed non-core assets. The company gave no price for the sale, but sources close to the deal have said that Daimler will sell MTU to KKR for 1.45 billion euros ($1.73 billion). The deal, reported by Reuters earlier this week, brings to an end a months-long bidding process that also saw Doughty Hanson ...

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