Jan 5 (Reuters) - Trigano :
* Entered into exclusive negotiations with the shareholders of Protej to purchase 99,08% of the company in a view to acquire Adria Group
* Adria is profitable, employs around 1,500 people and achieved a turnover close to 350 million euros ($369 million) in 2016, says Trigano.
* Acquisition shall generate significant synergies
* Part of Trigano's strategy of development through external growth in the fields of leisure vehicles, accessories for leisure vehicles and trailers.
Further company coverage: ($1 = 0.9480 euros)