Nutrilux wants to buy 74% of Provimi
Nutrilux offered to acquire the French animal-food producer Provimi from its
holding company Provimlux.
Nutrilux values Provimi at €783 million ($1.01 billion) and wants to buy 74%
of the company for €30 a share.
Provimlux is owned equally by private
equity firms CVC Capital Partners and PAI Capital Partners, which acquired
Provimi in 2002 for €833 million. It said the announcement was made in reaction
to press speculation. It will make a further statement 'in due
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