HELSINKI, Sept 7 Finnish investment holding
company Sampo announced a mandatory public cash offer
for all shares in its Danish peer Topdanmark in which
its ownership had surpassed a 33 percent limit.
There was no premium in the offer of 183 Danish crowns
($27), and Sampo said the offer was not expected to increase its
holding in Topdanmark substantially.
Topdanmark traded 1.8 percent higher at 185.8 crowns after
($1 = 6.6209 Danish crowns)
(Reporting by Jussi Rosendahl, editing by Terje Solsvik)