Pacific Rubiales shares soar after Alfa-Harbour takeover bid

Wed May 6, 2015 10:11am EDT
 
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BOGOTA May 6 (Reuters) - Shares in oil company Pacific Rubiales listed in Toronto and Bogota rose close to 28 and 26 percent respectively on Wednesday after the company confirmed Mexico's Alfa and Harbour Energy Ltd were planning to acquire it, paying C$6.50 per share ($5.42).

($1 = 1.1996 Canadian dollars) (Reporting by Peter Murphy; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)