August 6, 2019 / 2:28 AM / 4 months ago

REFILE-Carlyle, Bain among shortlisted bidders for S.Korea's Woongjin stake-report

(Refiles to correct spelling of Carlyle in headline)

SEOUL, Aug 6 (Reuters) - Carlyle Group and Bain Capital are among four shortlisted bidders for a stake in South Korean water purifier rental firm Woongjin Coway Co Ltd, the Korea Economic Daily reported on Tuesday.

Woongjin Group said in June it is selling a 25.08% stake in Woongjin Coway, just three months after the group regained control of the unit for 1.89 billion won ($1.56 million).

The four bidders include South Korea's SK Networks and a local consortium of China's Haier, the report said. Woongjin Coway plans to receive binding bids in September, the report said.

Woongjin was not immediately available for comment. ($1 = 1,212.3800 won) (Reporting by Sangmi Cha and Hyunjoo Jin; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman)

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