LONDON Dec 8 KKR-backed holding company
Acceleratio Capital will make a voluntary public tender offer
for shares in market research company GfK, the buyout
fund said in a statement on Thursday.
Acceleratio Capital will offer 43.50 euros per share, a 30
percent premium on Wednesday's closing price.
The management and supervisory boards of GfK welcome the
offer, and subject to a review of the offer document, intend to
recommend that GfK shareholders accept it, the statement said.
Following a successful tender offer, Acceleratio Capital
N.V. and GfK Verein would jointly own at least three-quarters of
(Reporting by Dasha Afanasieva; editing by Jason Neely)