1 Jul, 2011: Codfarmers and Atlantic Cod Farms to merge
Codfarmers ASA (COD) and Atlantic Cod Farms AS (ACF) have today entered into a letter of intent for the combination of the companies (the "Transaction"). The Transaction will be structured as a share for share exchange, under which the ACF shareholders will receive COD shares as consideration for their ACF shares. Based on the agreed exchange ratio and assuming 100% acceptance from the ACF shareholders, the COD shareholders and the ACF shareholders will own 51.1% and 48.9%, respectively, of the combined company.
Massive fish deaths spark suspicions over the real cause Viet Nam
Vietnamese authorities have banned the sale and distribution of aquatic products from the coasts of central Vietnam due to an ongoing environmental disaster affecting this region, where huge numbers of dead fish washed ashore.