FRANKFURT Nov 19 Daimler's Financial
Services business aims to grow profitably in 2013 after
forecasting a record 1.3 billion euros ($1.65 billion) in
operating profit for the current year, the company said on
The unit's Chief Executive Klaus Entemann said in a
statement that he was looking at expanding financing services in
China, a key growth market for luxury carmakers.
"We have successfully launched this summer a new company
responsible for leasing Mercedes-Benz vehicles (in China)," he
said in a statement.
($1 = 0.7871 euros)
(Reporting By Christiaan Hetzner)