The chances of an interloper appear slim in the ongoing deal discussions between United Technologies Corp
United Tech is negotiating the final terms of a deal in which the U.S. diversified conglomerate is expected to pay all cash for Goodrich, the people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, adding that both sides are working toward reaching an agreement within the next couple of days.
They declined to elaborate on the likely price and cautioned the talks could still fall apart.
JPMorgan Chase & Co
General Electric Co
Representatives for United Tech, Goodrich, Honeywell and GE declined to comment. JPMorgan and Citi also declined to comment, while Credit Suisse was not immediately available.
(Reporting by Soyoung Kim and Paritosh Bansal in New York and Philipp Halstrick in Frankfurt; editing by Andre Grenon)