(Reuters) - Morgan Stanley said on Monday it would buy Canadian employee stock plans manager Solium Capital for $900 million (£697 million).
The bank will pay C$19.15 (£11.18) per share for Solium, a 43 percent premium over its Friday closing price of C$13.36. The deal is expected to close by June 30. reut.rs/2I3oO9H
The transaction is expected to have minimal impact on Morgan Stanley’s earnings and capital ratios.
Reporting By Aparajita Saxena in Bengaluru; Editing by Maju Samuel