January 29, 2016 / 1:41 PM / 2 years ago

Siemens hires Goldman Sachs for possible Gamesa deal: sources

FRANKFURT/MADRID (Reuters) - German engineering group Siemens (SIEGn.DE) has hired Goldman Sachs (GS.N) to advise it on a possible deal to buy Spanish wind farm manufacturer and operator Gamesa GAM.MC, two people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

A Siemens logo is pictured on an office building of Siemens AG in Munich May 30, 2014. REUTERS/Lukas Barth

One of the people said it was still unclear what the structure of such a deal could be.

Siemens declined to comment on the matter.

Shares in Gamesa earlier jumped more than 20 percent after a media report that Siemens may be interested in making a takeover offer.

Reporting by Alexander Huebner and Andres Gonzalez; Additional reporting by Jens Hack in Munich; Writing by Maria Sheahan; Editing by Victoria Bryan

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