JBS will reportedly announce purchase of Brazilian poultry producer Seara, a unit of Marfrig Alimentos; JBS does not answer requests for comment

LOS ANGELES , June 9, 2013 () – JBS SA (JBSS3.SA) will reportedly announce the purchase of Brazilian poultry producer Seara, a unit of Marfrig Alimentos SA (MRFG3.SA), in the coming days, Thomson Reuters Corp. reported on June 8.

The source did not know whether the purchase is of Marfrig's Seara Brasil unit or of the larger Seara Foods division. 

Calls to JBS' press office were not answered on Saturday outside of normal business hours.

The primary source of this article is Thomson Reuters Corp., London, England, on June 8, 2013.

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