Intermoney | A statement sent yesterday to the CNMV announced the friendly takeover bid launched by Masmóvil for 100% of Euskaltel’s capital for an amount of €1,995 Mn, equivalent to a price of €11.17/share in cash. The offer price represents a premium of 16.5% over Friday’s closing price, +25.1% over the average price of the last month and +26.8% over the average price of the last six months. Considering the offer already has the support of 52% of the capital, we recommend to accept the tender offer.
MasMovil takeover bid
The government has approved the takeover bid by the Cinven, KKR and Providence funds for MasMovil, meaning another requirement for the success of the operation has been met. On 1 June, a consortium formed by these three funds launched a bid for 100% of the Spanish operator’s capital at 22.5 euros/share.
What was a rumour all weekend, has become official: Spain’s fourth major telecoms operator, MasMovil, has confirmed with Spanish market regulator CNMV the offer from the funds KKR, Cinven and Providence, via Lorca Telecom BidCo. The full cash bid for MasMovil from the consortium formed by the three investment funds would be at 22.5 euros/share. The price represents a premium of 20.2% over Friday’s closing price of 18.72 euros/share (capitalization of 2.466 billion euros).