Advent to acquire Laird in £1bn deal March 1st, 2018

British stalwart Laird has today been snapped up by Boston private-equity giant Advent International for £1 billion.

The firm is now best known for making the “shark-fin” antennas on the top of cars for a wireless connection.

Shareholders will receive 200p in cash for each Laird share held, a whopping 72.6% premium on its closing share price last night and a significant return for a firm which has been struggling in recent years.…

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