BRIEF-United Utilities to sell Australian unit

LONDON, May 10 (Reuters) - United Utilities Plc: * Agrees to sell United Utilities Australia to a consortium led by mitsubishi corporation * The transaction value is approximately AUD225 million, comprising AUD176 million in cash and AUD49 million in net debt assumed by the purchaser. ((London Equities Newsroom; +44 20 7542 7717)) (For more news, please click here) COPYRIGHT Copyright Thomson Reuters 2010. All rights reserved.

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