'Undervalued': Sydney Airport Holdings rejects $17-bn takeover bid

Topics Sydney | Airports | M&As


Sydney Airport Holdings said on Thursday it would reject a A$22.26-billion ($16.6-billion) takeover proposal from a group of infrastructure funds, the biggest of a frenzy of Australian deals fuelled by record-low interest rates.

  The operator of Australia’s largest airport said directors had unanimously concluded the proposal undervalued the airport and was not in the best interest of shareholders. If successful, it would have been one of Australia’s biggest buyouts.   Record-low interest rates have prompted.

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