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Motorola exploring possible sale – Bloomberg

(Reuters) – Walkie-talkie and radio systems maker Motorola Solutions Inc (MSI.N) is looking into a possible sale, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

Potential buyers could include private-equity firms and defense contractors including Raytheon Co (RTN.N), Honeywell International Inc (HON.N: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) and General Dynamics Corp (GD.N), Bloomberg reported, citing one of the sources.

The 87-year-old company is working with financial advisers as it looks for a buyer, Bloomberg cited the sources as saying.

The sale process has been going on for several months, though a deal isn’t on the immediate horizon, one of the sources told Bloomberg.
Motorola Solutions spokesman Kurt Ebenhoch declined to comment on rumors or speculation