Chinese companies make a bid for Opera

Opera SoftwarePhoto: Opera Software / Wikipedia

A Chinese investment fund has offered billions for the  Norwegian company Opera Software.

A unanimous board of Opera recommends that shareholders accept the offer.

Investment Golden Brick Silk Road offers 71 kroner per share and puts the value of  the total share capital at NOK 10.5 billion,  Opera said in a stock exchange announcement.

The investment fund includes the Chinese IT companies Kunlun and Qihoo.

Major shareholders who put together own about 33 percent of the shares in Opera have decided to accept the offer.


Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today