Spain's Sabadell says in talks to sell stake in Centro Financiero BHD
MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish bank Banco Sabadell (SABE.MC) on Thursday said it was in talks to sell its 15.8 percent stake in Dominican Republic lender Centro Financiero BHD.
Sabadell, which did not disclose the name of the potential buyer, said a final agreement had not yet been reached on the stake sale.
(Reporting by Julien Toyer; Editing by Elisabeth O'Leary)
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