Vodafone Urges Kabel Deutschland Investors To OK $10B Bid

Law360, New York (September 9, 2013, 4:58 PM EDT) -- British mobile giant Vodafone Group PLC on Monday urged Kabel Deutschland Holding AG shareholders to accept its $10.2 billion takeover offer, warning that the bid would lapse if less than 75 percent of them agree to sell Germany's largest cable operator by Wednesday.

Vodafone, which announced the €7.7 billion ($10.2 billion) deal in June, launched a voluntary public takeover for the entire share capital of Kabel Deutschland in July through its indirect wholly owned subsidiary Vodafone Vierte Verwaltungsgesellschaft AG.

In a notice to investors, Vodafone urged...
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