Fogo De Chao to be acquired by Rhone for $15.75 per share in cash
Fogo de Chao (FOGO) announced an agreement to be acquired by investment entities affiliated with Rhone Capital.
Under the terms of the agreement, Rhone will acquire the Company in an all cash transaction valued at $560M.
The Company’s stockholders will receive $15.75 per share, representing a 25.5% premium to the closing share price of the Company’s shares on February 16, 2018.
The transaction is the result of a comprehensive strategic alternatives review process taken by the Company’s Board of Directors.
The transaction has been unanimously approved by Fogo’s Board of Directors. Funds affiliated with Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. and certain of Fogo’s directors and executive officers, which collectively hold more than 60 percent of Fogo’s shares, have approved the transaction by written consent.
The acquisition is expected to be completed during the second calendar quarter of 2018, subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions.
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