Mexico frozen food company Sigma files to go public


MEXICO CITY, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Mexican frozen food companySigma Alimentos, part of Mexican conglomerate Alfa's on Friday filed a request for a public offering, Mexico's boursesaid in a statement on Friday.

Sigma sells well-known brands of meat such as Fud andNochebuena.

The company said on Thursday it had launched a 695 millioneuro ($932 million) takeover bid for Spanish meat processorCampofrio at a price analysts said could tempt itsleading shareholder to sell.

Sigma secured commitments from shareholders with 44.5percent of Campofrio - a household name in Spain - meaning thatit now needs to persuade China's Shuanghui InternationalHoldings to part with its 37 percent stake in thefirm.

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