SYDNEY May 15 Australian food firm Goodman
Fielder, already the target of an unsolicited takeover
approach, said on Thursday it had been approached about a
"change of control" transaction and asked for trading in its
shares to be halted.
Last month, Goodman rejected a $1.2 billion takeover bid from
Wilmar International Ltd and a Hong Kong-listed
partner First Pacific Co Ltd as too low, fuelling
expectations of a higher or rival bid.
Shares in Goodman last traded at A$0.672, compared with the
A$0.65 per share offer from Wilmar, Goodman's third-largest
(Reporting by Lincoln Feast; Editing by Michael Urquhart)