Plattner sells 0.3% of German software group SAP via rare €370m block trade

On Monday night, UBS led the sale of a 0.3% stake in SAP, the German software company, for its co-founder and biggest shareholder, Hasso Plattner. It is the first equity capital markets deal in the stock for 11 years, according to Dealogic.

  • By Aidan Gregory
  • 06 Nov 2017


Launched at around 5.30pm in London, the block trade of 3.75m shares was priced at €98, a 1.5% discount to the €99.55 closing price of SAP on Monday. The deal size was €367m.

SAP’s share price has risen 20% this year, giving it a market capitalisation of ...

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