HIG Capital in sales negotiations with Matrixx Initiatives
HIG Capital has announced an increase in its purchase price for shares in Matrixx Initiatives.
A rise in the purchase price for shares in Matrixx Initiatives has been announced by HIG Capital as part of ongoing sales negotiations.
The private equity firm said it is willing to pay $8.75 (£5.39) a share for Matrixx Initiatives, up 9.4 per cent on the previous price of $8 a share.
This increase values the total stake in the healthcare company that HIG Capital wishes to buy at $81.4 million, according to Dow Jones Newswires.
Matrixx Initiatives originally agreed to the acquisition in December. The purchase is being attempted via HIG Capital affiliates Wonder Holdings and Wonder Holdings Acquisition.
HIG Capital currently has more than $8.5 billion under management, with its funds including growth equity, property, distressed debt, private equity and public equities.
It was originally founded in 1993 and has offices across the US and Europe. HIG Capital has invested in over 200 firms to date with collective sales of $8 billion.