Daimler to sell remaining stake in EADS
- 16 April 2013
- From the section Business
Carmaker Daimler is selling its remaining 7.5% stake in pan-European aerospace and defence group EADS.
Germany's Daimler, owner of Mercedes-Benz, said it would use to the funds to focus on its main carmaking business.
The shareholding in EADS is worth about 2.3bn euros ($3bn; £2bn) as of the end of Tuesday trading.
EADS is the parent company of aircraft manufacturer Airbus. EADS said it would buy about 600m euros worth of the shares.
Daimler also sold a 7.5% stake in EADS last year.