DGAP-Adhoc: HOCHTIEF Aktiengesellschaft: CIMIC in exclusive negotiations for Thiess equity partner

2020. július 29., szerda, 01:08





DGAP-Ad-hoc: HOCHTIEF Aktiengesellschaft / Key word(s): Disposal


HOCHTIEF Aktiengesellschaft: CIMIC in exclusive negotiations for Thiess equity partner


29-Jul-2020 / 01:08 CET/CEST


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CIMIC Group, in which HOCHTIEF holds a 77.1% stake, today announced that it has signed an exclusivity agreement and is in advanced negotiations with funds advised by Elliott Advisors (UK) Limited (together Elliott) regarding the potential investment by Elliott into 50% of the share capital of Thiess, the world"s largest mining services provider, which would provide joint control of Thiess to CIMIC and Elliott.


The introduction of an equity partner into Thiess would capitalise on the robust outlook for the mining sector and provide capital for Thiess" continued growth, while enabling CIMIC to maintain its strong balance sheet.


CIMIC expects that the advanced negotiations will conclude in the coming weeks with a share purchase agreement that will be subject to the customary conditions including all regulatory approvals.


 








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Language: English
Company: HOCHTIEF Aktiengesellschaft

Alfredstraße 236

45133 Essen

Germany
Phone: +49 (0)201 824-1833
Fax: +49 (0)201 824-2750
E-mail: investor-relations@hochtief.de
Internet: www.hochtief.de
ISIN: DE0006070006
WKN: 607000
Indices: MDAX
Listed: Regulated Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt (Prime Standard), Hamburg, Munich; Regulated Unofficial Market in Hanover, Stuttgart, Tradegate Exchange
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