Kellogg Considering Bid for United Biscuits -Sky News

Cereal maker Kellogg Co. (K) is considering an offer for the U.K.'sUnited Biscuits Ltd., a maker of snacks and cookies, Sky News reported Wednesday.

Kellogg has selected Barclays PLC ( BCS ) to work on a possible offer for United Biscuits, owned by private-equity firms Blackstone Group LP ( BX ) and PAI Partners.

Last month The Wall Street Journal reported that United Biscuits is weighing an initial public offering.

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