In a press release issued yesterday, (27 850 HUF, 0,58%) accused (43 EUR, -0,30%) of doubletalk, claiming that while lectured on cooperation, its genuine aim was to gain control over the Hungarian oil company. recapped that during the past two months, increased its share in the Hungarian company to 18.6% without consulting MOL's BOD beforehand. Although earlier this year, management proposed a cooperation between the two companies in the gas market, would have agreed to the deal only if it could have gained control over , which the Hungarian company refuted.
Our view: Since there was nothing new in this press release we are wondering what forces to come with press announcements again. It might indicate that sees unchangeably strong interest from side and let us suspect further action from soon. It might be an announcement of starting the legal proceedings against at the European Court but it could also revive speculation on the market on a coming public offer.