Qisda completes public tender offer for 19% stake in Alpha Networks
Client(s) Qisda Corporation
Jones Day advised Qisda Corporation (TSE: 2352) in its public tender offer (unsolicited) to purchase up to 103,071,688 common shares (or approximately 19% stake) of Alpha Networks Inc. (TSE: 3380) at NT$30 per share. The offered price constituted a premium of around 35% over the Alpha Networks stock trading price immediately prior to the tender offer announcement.
Prior to the tender offer, Qisda was already a 23% shareholder of Alpha Networks. The transaction brings Qisda’s aggregate stake holding in Alpha Networks close to 43%, becoming the largest shareholder. The value of the transaction is around NT$$3,092 million (approximately US$103 million).