Alvarion spikes PM following improved offer from Valley Telecom

|About: Alvarion Ltd. (ALVR)|By:, SA News Editor

Alvarion shares (ALVR) are up 42.6% PM after the company's Receiver submitted an improved offer from Valley Telecom to the court. The bid follows a new round of negotiations with bidding parties.

The new proposal represents a total minimum offer of $5.7M (NIS20.75M), comprised of $3.3M (NIS12M) in 2 payments by Sept. 30, a minimum $1.7M (NIS6.25M) in 4 payments by May 2014, $700K (NIS2.5M) for patents by the end of 2013, and an additional amount based on sale of Alvarion's assets, inventory, and accounts receivable.

Under the new offer, Valley Telecom would assume management of Alvarion on Sept. 15. It would also receive newly-issued shares representing 75% of shares outstanding. Current shareholders would be diluted to 10%.

The new offer is an improvement from Valley Telecom's previous proposal of a minimum of $3.8M for the company.