Agence France-PresseNovember 28, 2013 10:33
Germany's biggest power supplier E.ON has decided to pull the plug on its Italian operations and is looking for a potential buyer, the business daily Handelsblatt reported on Thursday.
The plans were still at an early stage, but the decision has been taken, the newspaper reported, quoting company sources.
Industry sources put the potential sale price at more than 2.0 billion euros ($2.7 billion), the paper added.
A spokesman for E.ON told AFP that "there have long been rumours concerning a possible sale of our Italian activities.