Hogg Robinson to Sell Fraedom to Visa for GBP142 Million; Agrees Takeover

02/09/18 02:52 AM EST
   By Ian Walker 

Hogg Robinson Group PLC (HRG.LN) said on Friday that it has agreed to sell its software-as-a-service business Fraedom to Visa Inc. (V) for 141.75 million pounds ($198.1 million), as well as a takeover from Global Business Travel Holdings Ltd.

The corporate travel firm said if the sale of Fraedom gets completed by the time of the Global Business Travel takeover, shareholders will get 120 pence for each share held. If not, they will get 110 pence a share.

The offer prices value the entire company at between GBP376.3 million and GBP410.6 million.

The Fraedom disposal is expected to complete by March 12, Hogg Robinson said, adding that it must complete by April 30 or the deal will terminate.


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February 09, 2018 02:52 ET (07:52 GMT)

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