Charm Communications (CHRM) shares gained 4% in recent trade after it agreed to be acquired by Engadin Parent Ltd, a company controlled by Charm’s CEO He Dang and others, for $4.70 per American Depository Share.
CHRM was earlier trading as high as $5.33, in the 52-week range between $3.81 and $5.89.
The purchase price is a 14.3% premium to the 30-trading day volume-weighted average price of $4.11 on Sept. 27, the last trading day before it was announced that the advertising agency had received a going-private proposal.
The deal is expected to close before the end of Q3.
Engadin Parent is owned by He Dang and certain of his affiliates including Merry Circle Trading Limited, a British Virgin Islands company controlled by He Dang as well as by Honour Idea Limited, a British Virgin Islands company owned by He Dang and an investment fund affiliated with CMC Capital Partners HK Limited.
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