March/2017 The consortium consisting of Mediahuis and VP Exploitatie reached a conditional agreement in connection with the public offer by Mediahuis and VP Exploitatie for all issued and outstanding shares in the capital of Telegraaf Media Group (“TMG”) and the depositary receipts at an offer price of €6.00 (cum dividend) in cash for each TMG share.
March/2017 Alantra advised SIX Group on the sale of its Austrian commercial issuing business (the issuing of credit and prepaid cards) to easybank, Austria’s largest and most profitable direct bank, with over 700,000 customer accounts. SIX wants to focus on its B2B business and plans to further strengthen its merchant business (acquiring) and the transaction [...]
February/2017 Alantra advised the shareholders of Bulldog Gin in the sale of the brand to Gruppo Campari for US$55mn, plus working capital and assumed liabilities for US$3.4mn. The agreement foresees the possibility of an earn-out payable upon the achievement of certain incremental sales volumes according to agreed volume targets. The deal leaves cash-on-hand and other assets [...]
February/2017 Fairness opinion provider to Actelion's Board on Johnson & Johnson’s CHF 30bn public tender offer Johnson & Johnson, the US-based healthcare giant, launched a public tender offer for all publicly held registered shares of Actelion Ltd., a leading biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative drugs for diseases with significant [...]
February/2017 Alantra advised Trilantic Europe, a private equity firm focused on mid-market transactions in Europe, on the acquisition of Pachá Group (“Pachá”), a Spanish leisure, hospitality and entertainment group from the Urgell family. Trilantic Europe, together with a group of co-investors that includes MCH Private Equity and GPF Capital as well as investors in Trilantic’s Funds, [...]