“It makes sense for Virgin Atlantic to have a partner,” Sir Richard Branson said yesterday in an interview in San Francisco. “I will certainly still be extremely involved in the airline, whatever we decide to do, and I will still be a major shareholder. We are in discussions with various people and will see what comes out of it.” Branson has been trying to sell his 51% stake after hiring Deutsche Bank AG to assess options. Asked whether Virgin Atlantic has received any offers, Branson said: “We have received offers, but it’s too soon to say more.” He wouldn’t say
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