Tencent has offered $ 1.5 billion for video game developer Leyou Technologies

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Tencent has offered $ 1.5 billion for video game developer Leyou Technologies

31.08.2020 News

Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings has made an offer to buy Leyou Technologies Holdings, which estimates this video game developer at 11.61 billion Hong Kong dollars ($ 1.5 billion), writes The Wall Street Journal.

Tencent plans to pay for the full transaction with money, without attracting outside funding, and is willing to pay $ 3.3219 for each share of Leyou Technologies. After the purchase, the company plans to delist Leyou Technologies from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

Leyou Technologies was founded in 1998 and is mainly engaged in the development of multiplayer online games for PCs and consoles.

Stock quotes of the company during trading on Friday rose by 1.6% to $ 3.23. Since the beginning of this year, the company’s capitalization has increased by 39%.

Tencent securities become cheaper by 2%.

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