Carillion says received proposals for UK healthcare business

Oct 12 (Reuters) - Britain's Carillion Plc on Thursday confirmed that it had received proposals from more than one counterparty for the possible acquisition of its UK healthcare business.

Share of the debt-laden company were up 5.2 percent at 46 pence at 1227 GMT.

(Reporting by Subrat Patnaik in Bengaluru; editing by Jason Neely)