OSLO, June 17 Salmon farmer Cermaq has
received an offer from private equity firms Altor and Bain
Capital for its EWOS unit for an enterprise value of around $1.1
billion, it said on Monday.
"Cermaq has today informed the private equity companies
Altor and Bain Capital that their offer to purchase EWOS for a
total enterprise value of NOK 6.2 billion is considered
sufficiently interesting for Cermaq to initiate a process with
the aim to conclude a final agreement," it said.
($1 = 5.8121 Norwegian krones)
(Reporting by Balazs Koranyi)