Macquarie Telecom Group intends to make bid for Bulletproof

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by Kathy Skantzos

Data centre and telecom company Macquarie Telecom Group (ASX:MAQ) has announced the intention to make an off-market bid through its wholly-owned subsidiary Macquarie Cloud Services to acquire all ordinary shares in cloud company Bulletproof Group (ASX:BPF).

Macquarie intends to pay a total value of $17.9 million at a premium of $0.11 cash per share.

The cloud and cyber security business’ interest is in about 26 million Bulletproof shares, representing a 16 per cent stake.

Macquarie CEO David Tudehope said the combination will enable Macquarie and Bulletproof customers to access a full set of cloud options.

He also added that Bulletproof has seen a slowdown in earnings over the last 18 months.

Macquarie Telecom Group (ASX:MAQ) are on a trading halt and last traded at $14.10.

Kathy Skantzos

Finance News Network
Kathy presents the Market Outlook and ASX company news. She joined FNN in September 2017. She has been in print and online journalism for over 9 years. She also worked in corporate communications.