Wartsila's Marine Division 'Not for Sale'

Rolls-Royce has confirmed that it was in talks with Wartsila regarding a possible offer for the company.

The talks were related to the Wartsila’s marine-propulsion unit, the Wartsila Oyj Abp (WRT1V.HE), reports Bloomberg, quoting people familiar with the matter.

Rolls-Royce said in a statement: “Rolls-Royce notes the recent press speculation and confirms that it has been in preliminary discussions with the Board of Wärtsilä regarding a possible offer for the company. However, those discussions are no longer continuing.

Wartsila today also confirmed that there are no longer ongoing discussions with Rolls-Royce.

 

SBT Staff, January 9, 2014

 

 

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