September 20, 2011 / 10:26 AM / 6 years ago

STOCKS NEWS EUROPE-Aixtron gains on bid talk

Shares in Aixtron (AIXGn.DE) gain 3.8 percent, outperforming the STOXX Europe 600 Technology index , with traders citing market talk that Samsung Electronics is making a bid for the German chip equipment maker.

“Market chatter Samsung might bid for Aixtron again,” a Swiss-based trader says.

Aixtron has no immediate comment and Samsung is not immediately available for comment.

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