BRIEF-Parmalat acquires group of companies active in Mexico
Jan 29(Reuters) - Parmalat SpA PLT.MI>:
* Reported on Wednesday that it signed an agreement to acquire a group of companies that operate mainly in Mexico and are specialized in the production and distribution of cheese
* With this transaction, company will also acquire a portfolio of brands, the most important of which include: 'Esmeralda', 'El Ciervo', 'Mariposa' and 'La Campesina Holandesa'
* The price for the equity was stipulated at $105 million (about 93 million euros)
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