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Tata Steel to get 45% stake in Thyssenkrupp joint venture: Sources

The changes happened after Thyssenkrupp's activist shareholders pressured management to squeeze better terms from the deal, which was originally a 50-50 split

ThyssenKrupp. Photo: Reuters.
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ThyssenKrupp. Photo: Reuters.

Eyk Henning & William Wilkes | Bloomberg
Thyssenkrupp AG and Tata Steel Ltd. are closing in on a European steel joint venture after a last-minute change to the deal terms that won approval from Thyssenkrupp’s union.

In the revised deal, Thyssenkrupp will own about 55 per cent of the equity in the new company and Tata will have 45 per cent, according to people familiar with the matter. The changes happened after Thyssenkrupp’s activist shareholders pressured management to squeeze better terms from the deal, which was originally a 50-50 split. The voting rights will be equally split.

The talks over the joint venture have dragged on for more than

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First Published: Jun 29 2018 | 11:43 AM IST

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