Amica Rises 1st Day in 5 on Haier Interest Report: Warsaw Mover

Amica Wronki SA (AMC) advanced for the first time in five days after Rzeczpospolita reported Haier Group was interested in buying Poland’s home-appliance maker.

The shares jumped 2.2 percent to 46.1 zloty as of 12:56 p.m. in Warsaw. The stock has rallied 44 percent this year, compared with a 5.3 percent gain for Warsaw’s WIG20 Index, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

Haier Group, the unlisted parent of Hong Kong-listed Haier Electronics Group Co. (1169) and Shanghai-listed Qingdao Haier Co., met with Amica to discuss a potential purchase, the newspaper reported today, citing Polish company’s press office. Jacek Rutkowski, Amica’s chief executive officer and its biggest shareholder, isn’t interested in selling the stake, according to the press office.

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