SAO PAULO, Oct 8 Jose Seripieri Filho, a
shareholder and founder of Brazilian healthcare insurer
Qualicorp SA, has pledged to acquire at least 150
million reais ($39.1 million) worth of the company's shares, the
firm said late Sunday night.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 1 Shares in Brazilian
healthcare insurer Qualicorp SA plunged 22 percent on
Monday after the company said it had agreed to pay its founder
and biggest shareholder 150 million reais ($37.22 million) in
return for a pledge not to sell his shares or compete with it.