intu properties receives a new possible offer. intu properties (INTU) has issued a statement after it has received a possible offer from a consortium of parties interested in acquiring it.
Reciept of a possible offer
On 4 October 2018 the consortium comprising the Peel Group, the Olayan Group and Brookfield Property Group (together the “consortium”) announced that they were in the preliminary stages of considering a possible cash offer for intu.
Since then, according to intu, on 11 October 2018, it received an initial indicative proposal from the consortium of 205 pence per share in cash, subject to an adjustment for dividends.
Following further engagement, on 17 October 2018, intu received a revised indicative proposal from the consortium of 215 pence per share in cash, subject to an adjustment for dividends.
Both proposals also included a number of pre-conditions. intu makes it clear that there can be no certainty:
- that any such pre-conditions will be satisfied or waived
- that any offer will be made or as to the terms of any such offer or
- that any offer, if made, will complete.
In order to advance discussions regarding the possible announcement of a firm offer, the consortium will have access to certain due diligence materials.
intu intends to issue a trading update for the period from 1 July 2018 as soon as practicable, which will include the outcome of an updated independent valuation of the company’s investment and development properties as at 30 September 2018.
INTU : intu properties receives a new possible offer