PARIS, June 9 Veolia Transport (VIE.PA) and
Keolis have made offers to buy a stake in French transport group
Transdev which has sales of 2.3 billion euros ($3.2 billion),
Les Echos business newspaper reported on Tuesday.
Transdev is 70 percent owned by French state bank Caisse des
Depots and Les Echos reported, citing its own sources, that it
was not clear how much of Transdev it was prepared to sell to
Veolia or Keolis.
Officials at Veolia Transport and Keolis could not be
immediately reached for comment on the report.
Veolia Transport is a unit of French utility group Veolia
while France's SNCF [SNCF.UL] state railway group is the
majority shareholder of Keolis.
(Reporting by Sudip Kar-Gupta and Blaise Robinson; editing by