Germany may be preparing to buy a 3% stake in EADS (EADSY.PK -1.4%) from France as the two...

|By:, SA News Editor

Germany may be preparing to buy a 3% stake in EADS (EADSY.PK -1.4%) from France as the two governments move to take equal stakes in the Airbus parent. That means Germany will acquire fewer EADS shares from Daimler (DDAIY.PK) than expected, which would force the car maker to sell shares in the open market.