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Rackspace to go private in USD 4.3 bln takeover by Apollo

Monday 29 August 2016 | 08:51 CET | News
Rackspace has agreed to go private in a takeover by Apollo Global Management valuing the company at USD 4.3 billion. Searchlight Capital Partners will also make an equity investment in the company as part of the deal. The bid is worth USD 32 per Racksapce share, a premium of 38 percent on the company's share price on 03 August, the day before news of a possible takeover was reported. Rackspace said its board had been considering strategic options for several months and fully recommended the takeover to shareholders. Subject to shareholder and regulatory approval, the acquisition is expected

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