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(From Moneyweb (South Africa) - AAGM)
Byline: Alec Hogg
AH: Let's get onto that big BOC - or rather, from a local context, Afrox story right now, and we welcome Jimmy Marriott, executive director of Afrox.
Jimmy, we've seen that your parent company, which owns 57% of Afrox, BOC, has been acquired by a US and a French company, Air Products and Air Liquide.
Now, how is that going to affect operations in South Africa.
JIMMY MARRIOTT: Alec, first of all, I think its important to point out that it was a combined bid for the business, but the assets of BOC will be split 50-50 and each of the two players will acquire those so they're not …