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Lagardere says backs EADS management after BAE merger talks end

PARIS, Oct 10 (Reuters) - French media group Lagardere, owner of 7.5 percent of EADS, on Wednesday renewedits support in the management of the Airbus maker after itsmerger talks with Britain's BAE Systems failed.

"Lagardere notes the end of tie-up talks between EADS andBAE Systems and renews its faith in the management of EADS," aspokesman for Lagardere told Reuters.

(Reporting by Gwenaelle Barzic, Writing by Astrid Wendlandt,editing by Leigh Thomas)

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