BUZZ-Chiquita Brands International Inc: Buyout offer

lunes 11 de agosto de 2014 10:13 GYT

Aug 11 (Reuters) - ** Banana distributor's shares up 30 pct at $13.10 in morning trading; top percentage gainer on the exchange

** Juice maker Cutrale Group and Brazilian investment firm Safra Group offer to buy company for $610.5 million, excluding debt

** Cutrale and Safra offer $13 per share in cash, a 29 pct premium to Chiquita's closing price on Aug. 8 (Reporting by Siddharth Cavale in Bangalore)