Bestfoods open to Unilever offer

10 May 2000

‘Bestfoods open to Unilever offer’

THE board of Bestfoods is reported to have softened its stance on a possible takeover by Unilever, reports The Independent.

The newspaper reports that Bestfoods executives told a New York analyst that they would be open to a deal with Unilever.

But Bestfoods spokeswoman insisted this should in no way be taken as a sign that the company would accept Unilevers $18.4bn offer.

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