At least five business groups have submitted offers to take over Feuchtwanger Industries, TheMarker has learned. The groups filed their offers with CPA Chen Bardichev, who is managing Feuchtwanger Industries while a 34-day court-ordered stay of proceedings remains in effect. One of the latest groups to file bids is headed by Hagai Shalom, who took over Ha'Argaz Corporation together with Yitzhak Tshuva a year ago. A second is a group headed by Arie Nessim, the former CEO of Leumi & Co Investment House, TheMarker has learned. One of the other three is
Urdan Industries (TASE: URDN) , which is seeking to acquire Feuchtwanger Industries through three companies: Scope Metal Trading (TASE: SCOP) , Ytong (TASE: YPYP) and Polar Investments. A fourth is business Shlmo Schmeltzer, owner of New Kopel. There is at least one other contender, whose identity is not known.