UPDATE 3-Sweden's EQT wins race to buy Daimler's MTU unit

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(adds background, updates share price) By Hendrik Sackmann STUTTGART, Germany, Dec 28 (Reuters) - Swedish buyout firm EQT on Wednesday won the race to buy DaimlerChrysler's heavy diesel motor unit MTU Friedrichshafen and parts of its Detroit Diesel unit for 1.6 billion euros ($1.9 billion). EQT beat two other short-listed bidders, the team of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts and Dubai International Capital, once seen as front-runners, and German truckmaker MAN . "As the prices under ...

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