Paris, 24 October 2019 – Capgemini (Euronext Paris: CAP) today announced that it has received antitrust clearance from the European Commission for its proposed acquisition of Altran (Euronext Paris: ALT).
Capgemini has now obtained all the required regulatory clearances, including from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), and from the antitrust authorities in India, the United States, Morocco and now the European Commission. Its friendly tender offer for Altran has been open since 16 October. The closing date of the offer will be set by the French financial market authority AMF (Autorité des marchés financiers).
This press release is disseminated for information purposes only and does not constitute an offer to purchase, or a solicitation of an offer to sell, any securities of Altran Technologies.
Investors and shareholders are strongly advised to read the documentation relating to the tender offer, which contains the terms and conditions of the tender offer, as well as, as the case may be, any amendments and supplements to those documents as they will contain important information about Capgemini, Altran Technologies and the tender offer.
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