UPDATE 1-DaimlerChrysler says sells MTU unit to KKR


(Adds details, background, shares) FRANKFURT, Nov 21 (Reuters) - DaimlerChrylser said on Friday it had sold its MTU aero engine business to U.S. private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co in 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 would sell the unit to KKR for 1.45 billion euros ($1.7 billion). The deal, reported by Reuters earlier this week, brings to an end a months-long ...

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