Ingersoll Rand confirms $3.6 billion buyout bid for SPX Flow was made, and rejected last month

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Shares of SPX Flow Inc. FLOW, -1.59% soared 24% toward grounds territory successful premarket trading Monday, aft the Ingersoll Rand Inc. IR, +0.06% confirmed that it made an all-cash buyout bid that values the concern components shaper and distributor astatine astir $3.59 billion, but said the bid was rejected. Ingersoll Rand shares fell 1.4% up of the open. Ingersoll Rand said that connected June 10, it made a bid to bargain SPX Flow for $85 a share, which is 20.4% supra the May 7 grounds closing terms of $70.60. The institution said that connected June 21, SPX Flow rejected the bid, and declined its petition to prosecute successful talks. Ingersoll Rand said that came astir a period aft its $81.50-per-share buyout bid was rejected by SPX Flow. "While we had hoped to implicit a transaction privately, we stay committed to engaging with SPX Flow connected a affable ground and successful a constructive and collaborative manner," Ingersoll Rand Chief Executive Vicente Reynal said. "To beryllium clear, portion we judge that SPX Flow is simply a beardown strategical acceptable with Ingersoll Rand, we volition beryllium disciplined successful our attack and not stray from our demonstrated committedness to pursuing accretive transactions that contiguous significant, further post-synergy worth instauration opportunities." SPX Flow's banal has gained 7.1% twelvemonth to day done Friday portion Ingersoll Rand shares person edged up 5.7% and the S&P 500 SPX, -0.75% has precocious 15.2%.

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