近期，海能达拟收购英国伦敦证券交易所上市公司 Sepura plc（以下简称“赛普乐”）一事成为专网通信界比较关心的话题。
CHINA'S HYTERA AGREES GBP74 MILLIONTAKEOVER OF LONDON-LISTED SEPURA
[ 16 Dec 2016 07:49 ]
LONDON (Alliance News) - Chineseradio transceivers and radio systems maker Hytera Communications Corp on Fridaysaid it has agreed the GBP74.0 million takeover of UK critical communicationsfirm Sepura PLC following weeks of talks between the pair.
Sepura revealed it was in talkswith Hytera back in November, and the pair have been working n the terms forthe deal since, with a couple of extensions agreed to the deadline for Hyterato make an offer to allow time for the two to reach agreement.
On Friday, Hytera said it will pay20.00 pence a share for Sepura, a 36% premium to Sepura's closing price onNovember 3, the day prior to the pair entering talks. Sepura shares closed at23.75p on Thursday.
Hytera said Sepura, which makeswalkie-talkies and other communication devices used on subways and othertransport systems, will be an excellent fit with its existing operations.
"This transaction with Hyterarecognises the underlying strengths of Sepura's technology and customer basedespite the difficulties of the last 12 months. It will provide certainty forour shareholders, and secure the future of the business. There will beadditional opportunities and benefits for the business and its employees aspart of a larger group," said Alan Lovell, Sepura's chairman.
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