SolarWorld's Asbeck says Opel offer still stands


By Erik Kirschbaum FREIBERG, Germany, Nov 28 (Reuters) - SolarWorld is still "seriously interested" in acquiring the German unit of General Motors, Adam Opel, and has received favourable reactions from inside the firm in Germany, SolarWorld's chief executive said. Frank Asbeck told a small group of journalists during a tour of the fast-growing SolarWorld plant in the eastern town of Freiberg on Thursday Opel is the "gem" in GM and his 1 billion euro ($1.3 billion) offer was still valid ...

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