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French govt mulls options for Alcatel-Lucent - report

Friday 22 February 2013 | 08:58 CET | News
The French government is considering options for Alcatel-Lucent, including increasing its stake, investing in the undersea cable unit, or encouraging a merger of the company with Nokia Siemens Networks, government officials familiar with the matter told Bloomberg. The move follows Alcatel-Lucent's securing of a EUR 2 billion loan on the strength of its patent portfolio. Neither Alcatel-Lucent nor the French finance ministry would comment.

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