Perform Group shares surge on takeover bid from Access Industries

Perform2Privately-held industrial group Access Industries has made a bid to acquire all of the shares which it does not already own in London-listed multimedia sports content provider Perform Group. Through its subsidiary PTV, Access Industries currently owns approximately 42.5 per cent of the issued share capital of Perform.

PTV, formerly Premium TV, merged in 2007 with digital sports rights agency Inform to create Perform Group, which was listed on the London stock exchange in 2011.

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