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French billionaire Bollore to list electric car unit -report

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PARIS, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Billionaire Vincent Bollore plansto list shares of his holding company'selectric-car-and-batteries unit next year, the French tycoontold daily Les Echos in an interview published Thursday.

The Bollore investment and industrial holdinggroup will keep an 80 to 90 percent ownership stake in thedivision, which is to be called "Bollore Blue Solutions", thebillionaire was quoted as saying in the interview posted on LesEchos' website.

"Today, the battery and electric-vehicle business representsaround 20 million euros ($25.89 million) in revenue and costs350 million euros per year," he told Les Echos.

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(Reporting by Lionel Laurent; Editing by Peter Galloway)

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Keywords: BOLLORE AUTOLIB/