Reuters: URS in talks over potential sale

|About: URS Corporation (URS)|By:, SA News Editor

URS Corp. (URS +4.1%) has recently held talks with industry rivals and buyout firms about a potential sale of the company, Reuters reports.

URS, which has been under pressure from Jana Partners to enhance shareholder value, reportedly has hired Citigroup and DBO Partners to contact potential buyers and gauge their interest.

It is not known whether any of the recent discussions have led to offers or will result in a deal.