Apax's second Sophos block prices 4.6% down, stock falls 6%

Apax Partners has halved its stake in Sophos, the UK cyber-security software company, to 11.2% with a £315m accelerated bookbuild led by UBS on Monday night.

  • By Aidan Gregory
  • 28 Nov 2017

Moelis & Co was adviser to Apax.

Launched after the market close in London on Monday, the block trade was for 51.2m shares, an 11.2% stake, and was priced at 616p a share, making the deal worth £315.3m. That was a discount of 4.6% to the close ...

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