Last week Iomart PLC (IOM.L) announced that it has rejected two purchase offers from Host Europe Holdings Ltd.
The offers were at 275 pence and 285 pence or about 14x trailing EBITDA. For context, here is our most recent set of valuation estimates for other publicly traded hosters.
UK law gives HostEurope until August 21 to increase its offer or walk away.
Author: Hillary Stiff is Managing Director of Cheval Capital. She has been an investment banker and CFO, completing M&A transactions and arranging financing for a number of companies including NTT/Verio, The Endurance International Group and Web.Com among many others. She has helped complete over 250 successful web hosting, ISP and related transactions and distributes a list of hosting and related companies that are for sale.
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