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France's Le Maire to meet Suez management on Veolia takeover plan

PARIS, Sept 9 (Reuters) - French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Wednesday he will meet soon with Suez management over Veolia’s plan to take over the group.

Veolia offered on Aug. 30 to buy a 29.9% stake in Suez from French gas and power utility Engie for 2.9 billion euros ($3.4 billion), saying it aimed to create a “world champion of ecological transformation”. ($1 = 0.8462 euros) (Reporting by Leigh Thomas; Writing by Matthieu Protard; Editing by Jan Harvey)

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