Tasek takeover offer extended to July 22


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PETALING JAYA: HL Cement (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd has extended its takeover offer for the remaining Tasek Corp Bhd shares from 5pm on Tuesday to July 22.

It said on Monday that the terms and conditions of the offer of RM5.50 per share and RM5.50 per preference share remained unchanged.

When HL Cement made the takeover offer on June 18, it owned 97.887 million shares or 80.8%.

At the closing date on July 5, it owned 103.02 million shares or 85.04%.

Yesterday, Tasek’s share price on Bursa Malaysia was unchanged at RM5.51.


   

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