Ferro: Highly Probable Buyout Should Result In 35-65% Near-Term Upside And Limited Downside
The Simplistic Investor
The Simplistic Investor
Ferro Has The Balance Sheet To Rapidly March Forward
Wed, Nov. 2, 5:17 PM
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Mon, Jul. 18, 2:01 PM
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Fri, Jul. 15, 5:38 PM
Fri, Jul. 15, 4:30 PM
- Ferro (NYSE:FOE) -10.3% AH following a Reuters report that it turned down takeover offers from P-E firms Apollo Global Management (NYSE:APO) and CVC Capital Partners as too low.
- FOE's board reportedly met this week and rejected the offers, which were below the company's current trading price of ~$14/share.
- FOE may explore other alternatives if the P-E firms fail to improve their offers, and may consider making an acquisition itself, according to the report.
Wed, Jul. 6, 2:10 PM
- Ferro (FOE +3.7%) pops higher following a Bloomberg report that it is drawing final-round interest from P-E firms Apollo Global Management, CVC Capital Partners and Rhone Capital, with final bids due this month.
- FOE said in May that it hired Lazard to explore strategic alternatives for the company, following an unsolicited approach from Apollo in March.
- Shares jumped more than 8% at the initial report before settling back a bit.
Tue, Jun. 28, 3:13 PM
- Ferro (FOE +7.8%) moves sharply higher after Dealreporter says P-E firms are continuing to pursue a purchase of the specialty chemicals company despite the U.K.'s vote to leave the EU.
- CVC Capital, partnered with Court Square Capital, has been competing with Apollo Global Management to buy Ferro, according to earlier reports.
- Ferro said on May 9 that it was exploring possible strategic alternatives to enhance shareholder value and had retained Lazard Freres as its financial advisor.
Fri, May 6, 12:30 PM
- Specialty chemicals company Ferro (FOE +7.7%) has hired investment bank Lazard to explore a possible sale of the company, Reuters reports.
- An auction for FOE is in the second round of bidding, and has attracted interest from other companies and P-E firms, according to the report.
- FOE reportedly rebuffed a takeover approach from Apollo Global Management in March, and activist investor FrontFour Capital has called for the maker of glass-based coatings, pigments and polishing materials to pursue strategic alternatives.
- Now read Ferro: Large upside potential
Tue, Apr. 26, 4:49 PM
- Ferro (NYSE:FOE): Q1 EPS of $0.22 beats by $0.01.
- Revenue of $277M (+5.4% Y/Y) misses by $4.7M.
Mon, Apr. 25, 5:35 PM
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Tue, Mar. 15, 10:31 AM
- Ferro (FOE +7.2%) spikes after a Bloomberg report that it recently received a takeover approach from Apollo Global Management (APO -1.3%).
- FOE rebuffed the initial approach, but it is not clear whether the maker of chemicals for the manufacturing industry plans to engage in negotiations or if APO plans to return with a fresh proposal, according to the report.
- Activist investor FrontFour Capital yesterday released a letter calling for FOE to pursue strategic alternatives, including a potential sale of the business.
Wed, Feb. 24, 4:45 PM
- Ferro (NYSE:FOE): Q4 EPS of $0.19 beats by $0.03.
- Revenue of $265M (+1.6% Y/Y) misses by $3.6M.
Tue, Feb. 23, 5:35 PM
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