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According to reports, the mobile communications giant Nokia is selling its business HERE map, Audi, BMW and Mercedes
- Benz and other car firms established rumored bid team currently dominate.IT camp's original Baidu's China car prices or
backward one.Informed sources told the media a few days ago, in the current automotive manufacturers and IT giants
and other bid camp,Nokia HERE Maps business tend to be sold to the former, that is, the top three German luxury car
Audi, BMW and Mercedes,led the bid team. But at the same time, the bid price differences remain, to this end, Nokia
continued to attract other bidders,in order to put pressure on the car companies to bid team, forcing it to upgrade offer.
The parties bidders, the car manufacturers are major users of Nokia Maps technology, is the first group of bidders,
which may be Nokia's favored car prices bid team reasons. But compared to other bidders, car prices relative to cash
flow is not sufficient on Nokia HERE Maps business resale price or up to $ 4 billion, it is possible to make car prices falter.
May this year, announced the news, in order to integrate heavily in the acquisition of Alcatel - Lucent, Nokia ready to
sell has gradually deviated from its core business HERE maps, but tends to continue to hold the shares HERE. Since then,
car prices,and telecommunications, and other industries appear bidders, and many large companies are bidding team
cooperation. The most important of the two teams, in addition to Audi and other car companies, another group of bidders
led to Uber, participants also include China Baidu technical departments, as well as Europe's largest private equity firms
Apax Partners.It is said that there are also involved in the bid, China, Tencent Holdings, Beijing NavInfo Technology Co., Ltd.;
Swedish investment companies EQTPartnersAB company.
The source also revealed that Baidu originally Uber camp, but could instead invest in car prices, the bid team, because the car
companies to take this chance to thereby expand business in China map.