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Aptean In Debt Financing Deal With Peach Funding For Sanderson Deal

(Alliance News) - Sanderson Group PLC's buyers Aptean Ltd on Thursday said it secured debt ...

Alliance News 22 August, 2019 | 6:27PM
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(Alliance News) - Sanderson Group PLC's buyers Aptean Ltd on Thursday said it secured debt financing from lenders Peach Funding Corp.

Retail and manufacturing software developer Sanderson agreed to the GBP90.1 million takeover earlier in August.

Aptean, also known as Aptean Bidco, will be issued a loan from Peach Funding with Macquarie Capital Inc as the joint bookrunner.

Aptean valued Sanderson's shares at 140.00 pence each, which was a 9.8% premium to its closing share price on July 31, the day before the acquisition was announced.

The acquisition will be effected by means of a court-sanctioned scheme of arrangement. Aptean Bidco has received irrevocable undertakings to vote in favour of the scheme in respect of 25.3 million Sanderson shares, or around 39.3% of the share capital of Sanderson.

Shares in Sanderson closed 1.1% lower at 138.53 pence each in London on Thursday.

By Eric Cunha; ericcunha@alliancenews.com

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