Having failed to impress Cimpor with its original bid back in December, CSN has made an alternate offer – a smaller stake at a higher price. CSN is offering to purchase one third plus one share of the Portuguese cement producer at 7.4% above its initial offering. Thomson Reuters estimates that the value of the transaction could reach €1.39 billion.
According to Portuguese law, a company may hold up to 33% stake in another company without having to make a takeover bid; if larger, a bid must be presented.
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