Olam suitor knocks on Temasek's door

Sime Darby said to have sought a place in the consortium

[SINGAPORE] The largest public palm oil producer in the world might still be keen to dip its finger in the Olam pie.

Sime Darby has approached Temasek Holdings for a place in the consortium that made an offer for the shares of Olam International that it does not yet own, sources said.

The group had been holding internal discussions to make an offer for Olam shares prior to Temasek's surprise announcement last Friday, they said.

The Business Times understands that the proposal is unlikely to progress...

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