FRANKFURT (Dow Jones) – The new CEO of Franz Haniel & Cie. GmbH wants the investment portfolio of the Duisburg To rebuild and establish broad-based conglomerate also. In addition, Jürgen Kluge debt-reduction goal to as a Interview with the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung " (Thursday edition) said.
By summer, the manager wants the net liabilities of approximately EUR 2.6 billion to EUR 500 million lower. Details of which he called not. "Silver Plate" he does not want to sell, the newspaper quoted him, but also with the Words: "In our deliberations, it must be no taboos . enter "
Kluge’s point here, according to "FAZ" leeway active portfolio management and win before the end of have identified the year attractive takeover targets. That Portfolio, which is different from the two great interests in the Metro retail group and the pharmaceutical wholesaler Celesio depends is to be "balanced". "More small stars like the ELG or Takkt were already class, "the newspaper quotes Kluge.
The transaction value of potential acquisitions could while the manager said in the three-million-EUR-range. The Filters for all kinds of acquisitions are ultimately Funding opportunities.
When did the current chairman of the Metro AG, Will replace Franz Markus Haniel, declined to comment Kluge: "Something like others decide. There are clear rules." A govern good time such a thing were basically Meetings.
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