London-listed Xchanging will acquire up to 75% of Cambridge Solutions, an India-headquartered business process outsourcing BPO firm and information technology services provider, at an estimated total consideration of around ú83 million $144.5 million. The payment will be split into two parts Rs3.7 billion $77.2 million in cash and an issue of 15.2 million new Xchanging shares.
Xchanging has launched an open offer to acquire up to 20% of the free float of Cambridge Solutions at a price of Rs81.11 per share. Any Cambridge shares acquired via the offer will reduce the number of shares Xchanging will acquire from key Cambridge shareholders with whom it has entered share purchase agreements.
The two firms are already...
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