Healthscope receives rival takeover offer

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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

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