TITLE

Cosmos Group Bids For Cossette

AUTHOR(S)
Davis, Avram
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;7/27/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 30, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the bid offered by Cosmos Group to acquire the Quebec City-based advertising and media company Cossette Inc. The offer from Cosmos is a premium of approximately 52.3% Cossette's closing price of 3.20 U.S. dollars. It seems to be prompted by Cosmos' standing agreement to acquire Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. It notes the remarks of Cosmos president Francois Duffar on the deal.
ACCESSION #
44148537

 

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