Marine Harvest to merge Chilean operation with AquaChile
OSLO Jan 19 (Reuters) - The world's top fish farmer Marine Harvest plans to merge its Chilean operations with AquaChile in return for a 42.8 percent stake in the firm, the Norwegian company said in a statement on Monday.
"Marine Harvest Chile, including recently acquired Acuinova (asset purchase), will be merged into AquaChile with a net interest bearing debt of USD 65 million," it added.
"AquaChile will continue to be listed on the Santiago Stock Exchange on a stand-alone basis." (Reporting by Terje Solsvik; Editing by Balazs Koranyi)
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