One did get the sense that the new owners were in a rush to acquire 2GO and any suspicion that they paid a premium for control
a few months ago had been confirmed now that the company was worth slightly less than what its previous owners said it was.
The appraisal should be updated in order to incorporate a premium for control
(if a 50% stake is sold) and recent industry trends, according to the company.
In Section 2, we discussed the presence of a premium for control
as well as the existence of MBR rules that protect minority shareholders in the target bank.
Because a bidder is likely to pay a premium for control
, SCi chief executive Jane Cavanagh is in line for a substantial windfall from a takeover deal.
Finally, the court noted that the premium for control
would be "substantially greater"
If the interest being valued is greater than 50% of the business, a premium for control
is usually added to the freely traded value.
By offering shareholders no premium for control
of the company, the Realty Income merger offers shareholders no compensation for these non organic growth prospects.
480p is not a serious offer: it takes no account of the sector rerating, the inherent value of W&DB, our strong recent and current trading performance, or our future potential, and it certainly does not offer shareholders an adequate premium for control
Clearly, the majority of our shareholders agree with the Board's consistent conclusion that Yamana's unsolicited offer does not reflect an adequate premium for control
of Meridian Gold.
Mr Allwood repeated his view that neither bid represented a sufficient premium for control
00 Offer is full and fair, delivers an above-market multiple and a full premium for control
, and represents the best way for shareholders to realise the value of their Rinker shares.
Mr Hughes is keen to point out that there are more ways to grow the group than making a major takeover which generally means paying a big premium for control