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Case
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Reference no. 9-218-058
Published by: Harvard Business Publishing
Originally published in: 2018
Version: 10 January 2018
Length: 10 pages
Data source: Published sources

Abstract

In December 2017, Jacobs Douwe Egberts (JDE, a Dutch coffee company) made an offer to acquire OldTown Berhad (OTB), a Malaysian coffee company. Three large shareholders, representing more than half of the outstanding shares, have agreed to tender their shares and analysts who follow OTB are recommending that investors accept the offer. The remaining shareholders must decide if the acquisition offer is reasonable and whether to tender their shares or not.
Size:
USD50-500 million; Small
Other setting(s):
2017

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Abstract

In December 2017, Jacobs Douwe Egberts (JDE, a Dutch coffee company) made an offer to acquire OldTown Berhad (OTB), a Malaysian coffee company. Three large shareholders, representing more than half of the outstanding shares, have agreed to tender their shares and analysts who follow OTB are recommending that investors accept the offer. The remaining shareholders must decide if the acquisition offer is reasonable and whether to tender their shares or not.

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Size:
USD50-500 million; Small
Other setting(s):
2017

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