FRANKFURT Dec 19 German mortgage lender Aareal
Bank is in final talks to buy peer Corealcredit
, which is owned by U.S. investor Lone Star, Germany's
manager magazin reported.
Citing company sources, the magazine's online edition said
on Thursday the deal was likely to be announced before
Aareal declined to comment, while Lone Star was not
immediately available for comment.
Sources had told Reuters earlier this year that Aareal was
in talks to buy Corealcredit.
(Reporting by Arno Schuetze and Alexander Hübner; Editing by