PARIS, April 22 Activist shareholder Knight
Vinke said on Monday it had not hired banks to handle a possible
sale of its 25 percent stake in electrical goods retailer Darty
"Knight Vinke can confirm that it has not retained Goldman
Sachs or anyone else with regard to its investment in Darty," a
Knight Vinke spokeswoman in Paris told Reuters, declining to
Knight Vinke, which owns 25 percent of Darty, was reacting
to a report in French daily Le Figaro which said Darty had been
put up for sale and Goldman Sachs was managing the operation.
Darty declined to comment.
(Reporting by Dominique Vidalon and James Davey in London,
editing by Astrid Wendlandt.)