China’s MLS Said to Be Lead Bidder for Osram Lighting Business

  • Osram said to plan to choose a winner as soon as this month
  • Sale will help German firm focus on auto, building lighting

Chinese lighting company MLS Co. is the frontrunner to buy Osram Licht AG’s light bulb and LED-lamp business, as the German company moves closer to finding a buyer more than a year after announcing plans to separate the division, according to people familiar with the matter.

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