P527 Teletext 527 Oct 2 21:04:01   NEWS  FILE ———————————  ———————————————————————— BRITISH VITA SPENDS £10.5m ON CALEPPIO British Vita has acquired the trade and assets of Caleppio ILT, an engineering thermoplastic sheet producer in Milan, for £10.5m. Caleppio produces goods for a range of industrial end uses, including the automotive and sanitaryware markets. The Italian firm, which has 97 employees, had 1997 sales of £14m, with operating profits of £1.3m and net assets at completion of £8.7m. ——————————————————————————————————————— Financial headlines 500 City index 501 Download and Analyse Share Prices on Your PC See p533-537 Next Shares City Family Finance