Sembcorp extends takeover offer for Cascal till Jul 8

SINGAPORE, June 21 Mon Jun 21, 2010 6:37am EDT

SINGAPORE, June 21 (Reuters) - Sembcorp Industries (SCIL.SI) said on Monday it will extend its bid to buy water company Cascal HOO.N till July 8.

The Singapore firm, which said it will pay US$6.75 for every Cascal share if it gets at least 80 percent of the shares, had previously set a deadline of June 21.

(Reporting by Kevin Lim)