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