At an offer price of 22 cents, Stalap requires approximately $13.8 million to buy all CFI minority shareholders. The offer values CFI at $23.4 million.
The mandatory offer opens on July 17 and closes on August 4.
The agro-industrial group intends to undertake a recapitalisation of the group in the short to medium term to revive its businesses, Crest Poultry group and Victoria Foods, that were put under judicial management in 2016.
CFI in May said it was planning to raise capital by way of a rights issue.
In the half year to March 31, CFI Holdings reported that it had narrowed its after-tax loss to $272 784 from a $6.1 million loss incurred in the prior half year-end, supported by the improved performance of its Farm and City unit.
Revenue increased by 30 percent to $24.9 million from $19.1 million recorded in the previous year.
Other major shareholders of CFI group as at June 27,2017 were Messina investment , EFE Securities Nominees and Willoughby’s consolidated limited with 18.7 percent, 11.6 percent and 3.9 percent respectively. –The Source