UPDATE 3-Barloworld makes $215 mln offer for Avis S.Africa


(Adds comments paragraphs 7,10,13,14 & updates share price 4) By Wambui Chege JOHANNESBURG, Nov 20 (Reuters) - South African diversified industrial services company Barloworld unveiled a 1.42 billion rand ($215 million) offer for Avis Southern Africa on Thursday, sending the car hire firm's shares to a life high. Barloworld offered to buy the 65.3 percent of Avis it does not already own for 970 rand in cash and five Barloworld shares for every 100 Avis shares held. Avis ...

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