April 6 (Reuters) - Biogaia AB says:
* Has decided to acquire additional shares in the associated company MetaboGen AB and is now investing SEK 11.7 million in shares in the company.
* Share of the company increases from 36 percent to 62 percent, and BioGaia thereby becomes the majority shareholder in the company.
* In addition to the acquisition of shares, BioGaia also receives an option to acquire the remaining 38 percent in the company within a three-year period.
* The additional purchase price can amount to a maximum of SEK 40 million. Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Reporting By Johan Sennero)