Trafigura Beheer unit in talks w/ Ivorian govt to buy state-owned co.’s assets, spokesman Bruno Kone tells reporters.
* “The deal is to sell all Petroci service stations to Puma Energy”;
* “We are doing due diligence”;
* Kone didn’t give further details on proposed sale;
* NOTE: Puma Energy Ivory Coast unit headed by Ahamdou Toure, a nephew of President Alassane Ouattara. Source: Bloomberg