Russian billionaire Vladimir Potanin's Interros Holding Co., which owns more than a quarter of OAO Norilsk Nickel, made an offer to buy Mikhail Prokhorov's stake in the mining company.
Interros announced the offer in an e-mailed statement today. Prokhorov holds 28.2 percent of Norilsk.
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