- Siemens (SI -2.1%) is reportedly in advanced negotiations to sell its water-technologies operations to AEA Investors for $800M after the New York private-equity firm beat out American Industrial Partners in the final round of bidding.
- Siemens said last year that it intended to sell the unit as part of its plan to focus on its most profitable assets.
- The conglomerate is also in advanced discussions to sell its postal automation and baggage-handling division unit to P-E firm Triton.
- In addition, Siemens has received bids from ABB (ABB) and Schneider (SBGSF.PK), among other suitors, for its wiring accessories activities. The offers value the unit's equity and debt at €150-200M.
Siemens makes progress on sale of units
Oct 15 2013, 07:15 ET