Capital market-relevant press releases, 2001-12-13, 01:00 AM
No knowledge of hostile takeover
ThyssenKrupp issues the following statement on rumors in the regional press concerning a possible hostile takeover bid:
The Company has no knowledge of any plans by third parties to launch a hostile takeover bid and break up the Group. The stockholder structure of ThyssenKrupp would make this virtually impossible.
Dr. Jürgen Claassen, Corporate Communication
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