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DNO ASA raises its bid to 641 million pounds for Faroe Petroleum


On Tuesday, 8th January, DNO ASA, a Norwegian oil company had increased the bid for Britain Faroe Petroleum from 641 million pounds or $816 million. The company made a cash offer from 152 pence per share to 160 pence per share.

In November last year DNO ASA 610 million bid was rejected. Shares in Faroe has been between 140 pence to 160.8 pence per share.

Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani, DNO ASA’s Chairman said in the statement that the company would not overpay for assets.

The company also stated that the closing date for the offer has been set to 23rd Jan and would be funded from cash resources.

The company has been buying shares in Faroe since April 2018 and currently owns 43.8 percent in Faroe. In order to take over, the company requires more than 50 percent of Faroe’s shareholders to back its bid.


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Benjamin Powers

Mr. Powers has been a freelance writer for major news publication and resides in New York City. He is an in house authors for Kolkata News 24 and specializes in finance-related articles. He has over 10 years of experience in this industry and his articles have been published in most of the major news publication.

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