De Persgroep buys Mecom for £196m

persgroep-logo-belgieEuropean newspaper publisher Mecom Group Plc said on Monday that it had reached agreement to sell itself to Belgium-based private media group De Persgroep NV for £196m.

Mecom shareholders will receive 155 pence per share in cash, representing a premium of 35 percent to the stock’s closing price on Friday.

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