GERMANY: Lawsuit filed against Stollwerck buyout of minority shareholders
Swiss chocolate maker Barry Callebaut has said that it has temporarily halted the compulsory buyout of the minority shareholders of its German unit Stollwerck after a lawsuit challenging the buyout was filed. Shareholders at Barry Callebaut's general meeting on 30 April voted to squeeze out Stollwerck minority shareholders in exchange for cash compensation of CHF295 (US$225.5) per share.
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