Healthscope receives rival takeover offer

Company News

by Anna Napoli

Private healthcare provider, Healthscope (ASX:HSO) has received a rival takeover offer from private equity firm Brookfield.

Brookfield is offering $2.50 per share, which is a premium of 23 per cent to the company’s closing price on the 24th of April.

A consortium of investors offered a price of $2.36 per share for the company last month.

The Brookfield proposal is still subject to a number of conditions including due diligence.

Shares in Healthscope (ASX:HSO) are trading up 3.64 per cent to $2.56
 

Anna Napoli

Finance News Network
Anna joined FNN February 2018 and also works with Channel 7 as a freelance producer. Anna has also worked as a lawyer and lecturer. She has also presented news updates for interstate news with Southern Cross Austereo.