E.ON Plans to Sell $4.5 Billion Gazprom Stake to Russia's VEB, Open Market

E.ON AG reached an agreement in principle to sell its 3.5 percent stake in OAO Gazprom to VEB, Russia’s development bank, said two people familiar with the talks.

The deal may be announced as soon as today, the two people said, declining to be identified because the talks are confidential and aren’t yet complete.

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