Sika shareholders in last ditch attempt to stop Saint Gobain takeover

By Siobhan Lismore-Scott
Published: Wednesday, 24 December 2014

The removal of the clause would mean that Saint Gobain would not be able to sidestep engaging with shareholders of Sika to complete the acquisition, but would have to ask for their votes. Given the absolute clarity of the shareholders position, if the clause is removed, this could spell trouble for Saint Gobain

France’s Saint Gobain’s planned takeover of the Sika Group has hit another hurdle as minority shareholders, unhappy with the proposed deal, have filed a motion to remove a clause enabling the takeover to take place.

Saint Gobain signed a deal at the beginning of the month which enabled...

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