UPDATE 2-Kerkorian to boost stake in Ford, shares jump


(Recasts, adds comments from Ford, byline; changes dateline, previously NEW YORK) By David Bailey DETROIT, April 28 (Reuters) - Billionaire investor Kirk Kerkorian has taken aim at the No. 2 U.S. automaker, acquiring what could become a 5.6 percent stake in Ford Motor Co through his investment vehicle Tracinda Corp. Kerkorian, who previously held a nearly 10 percent stake in General Motors Corp and made a failed bid for Chrysler LLC last year, began amassing Ford shares April 2. ...

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