UPDATE 3-China's Fosun outbids Italy's Bonomi with sweeter Club Med offer

lunes 1 de diciembre de 2014 12:10 GYT

* Fosun-led consortium offers 23.50 euros/shr for Club Med

* Italy's Bonomi has until Dec 17 to make counterbid

* Brazil's Nelson Tenure confirms interest to invest in Gaillon II

* Bonomi's camp "examining the situation" - spokesman (Recasts with Fosun bid, comments by Fosun executive, adds deadline for rival to bid again)

By Dominique Vidalon and Pascale Denis

PARIS, Dec 1 (Reuters) - Chinese billionaire Guo Guangchang on Monday sweetened his bid for Club Mediterranee at the last minute, outbidding Italian tycoon Andrea Bonomi's offer in France's longest-running takeover battle.

The 23.50 euros per share offer is 0.50 euro higher than Bonomi's and values the all-inclusive holiday pioneer at 897 million euros ($1.12 billion). It came just hours before a 1700 GMT deadline in a takeover saga that began in May 2013.

Bonomi has until 1700 GMT on Dec. 17 to make a counter-offer and a spokesman for Global Resorts, Bonomi's investment vehicle, said they were "examining the situation".

Guo and Bonomi have been playing takeover leapfrog for months, with both men seeing turnaround potential in a business damaged by the weak economy in its core market of Europe, and by a stalled attempt to move upmarket.   Continuación...