BC Partners sells Brenntag stake -sources

FRANKFURT, July 6 Fri Jul 6, 2012 2:11am EDT

FRANKFURT, July 6 (Reuters) - Financial investor BC Partners has started the placement of 6.9 million shares in German chemicals distributor Brenntag, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday.

The share placement, equaling about 13.3 percent of Brenntag's shares, is organised by Goldman Sachs and Deutsche Bank.