03 November 1998
Hillsdown near a deal on poultry

HILLSDOWN Holdings has almost completed negotiations to sell its poultry breeding operations for about £100 million.

The company is poised to sell its Ross Breeding poultry operations to BC partners, the London-based venture capital firm.

Ross Breeders made an operating profit of £11.2m last year on turnover of £60.2m.