Opera Founder Sells Controlling Shares, Could Pave Way For Acquisition

Norwegian newspaper Dagens Næringsliv reports Opera co-founder Jon S. von Tetzchner has sold shares in the company valued between NOK 180 and 200 million (€24-27 million), as shown in recently released shareholders' statements. After the sale Tetzchner has 5.18% ownership stake in Opera, which is below the 10% limit where Von Tetzchner could have blocked acquisition deals.

Dagens Næringsliv reports on the history of Von Tetzchner's relationship with the publicly traded browser company:

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