March 20, 2017 / 7:28 AM / 5 months ago

BRIEF-EKF Diagnostics says evaluating plans to split company into two separate companies

March 20 (Reuters) - EKF Diagnostics Holdings Plc

* Currently evaluating plans under which they would split company into two separate companies based on business divisions

* US federal income tax chargeable on any gain associated with divestiture of business could be significant

* Implementation of proposal is envisaged to include a cancellation of company's shares from trading on aim

* Directors current intention to seek a listing of shares of both companies on a market to be determined

* Company is evaluating possibility of a share buyback offer to shareholders

* Share buyback offer would, if completed, be prior to commencement of separation and would be at a price of 21.5p per share Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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