Abano shares hit 6-month high as bidders circle

Paul McBeth
Tue, 24 Sep 2019

By Paul McBeth Sept. 25 (BusinessDesk) - Abano Healthcare shares rose to a six-month high after the dental clinic operator said its board is considering competing offers - one for the whole business and one for its Australian chain.  The shares were recently up 9.1 percent at $4.68, after Abano confirmed it's in exclusive talks with two parties. The Australian Financial Review's Street Talk column today reported Australian private equity firm BGH Capital is in talks to buy Abano in full, while ASX-listed 1300 Smiles is seeking to buy the...
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