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STOCKS NEWS EUROPE-RealDolmen up as sale talk follows CEO departure

Shares in Belgian IT services company RealDolmen rise as much as 6 percent after press reports say that the recent departure of its acquisition-hungry CEO may clear the way for a possible sale of the firm.

"They conclude that instead of RealDolmen making acquisitions, the shareholders of RealDolmen prefer to sell the company, and that is a reflection that the market now has," Bank Degroof analyst Siddy Jobe says.

Belgian newspaper De Tijd said RealDolmen might seek a buyer following the departure of Chief Executive Bruno Segers, announced on Friday.

Reuters messaging rm://ben.deighton@thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net

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