Bayerische Motorenwerke AG plans to buy a stake in SGL Carbon SE, a carbon and graphite materials, Spiegel said, citing an unidentified manager at the automaker.
BMW may buy a stake of just over 20 percent to pool the holding with BMW heiress Susanne Klatten’s stake and gain a majority in SGL, the magazine said.
Volkswagen AG is also preparing to increase its stake in SGL from currently 8 percent, the magazine said, citing an unidentified manager at VW.
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