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Feb 1 (Reuters) – Australian hospital operator Healthscope Ltd said on Friday it had recommended a A$4.35 billion ($3.2 billion) takeover offer from Canadian investment firm Brookfield, taking its shares to an eight-month high.
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After months of negotiations and counter bids from a rival consortium, Healthscope said it had entered a scheme of arrangement with Brookfield under which the Canadian company was offering A$2.5 for each share in Healthscope, slightly less than the A$2.585 per share it had offered in December.
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Brookfield said it had also launched an off-market takeover offer for Healthscope for about A$2.4 per share.
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Brookfield had topped an offer from a consortium backed by Australian private-equity firm BGH Capital and AustralianSuper. Healthscope had then agreed to indulge in due diligence with Brookfield.
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Healthscope separately said the BGH Consortium had indicated it could improve its offer.
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Healthscope’s shares were as much as 3.8 percent higher at A$2.45, out-performing the broader market.
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The company also said it had entered agreements to sell 22 properties to Medical Properties Trust and Northwest Healthcare Properties for about A$2.5 billion, on the condition that ownership of Healthscope passed to Brookfield..Prince Julio César “Todo lo que hay detrás de un concurso de Belleza”