360 join the Kunlun World Wide Web acquisition Opera total 1 billion 230 million
technology news Beijing time on February 10th afternoon, a group of Chinese company to Norway mobile Browse Companies Opera issued a tender offer, hope to Norway 10 billion 500 million kronor ($1 billion 230 million) a wholly-owned acquisition of the company.
buyers include Qihoo 360 and the Kunlun World Wide Web, they plan to share the Norway 71 kronor (about $8.29 per share) price to buy, a price premium of 45.6% Opera on Friday.
Opera shares since last Friday to start the suspension, the company last year to consider the sale of foreign.
Opera said in a statement: Opera board has unanimously decided to recommend the company’s shareholders to accept the offer."
acquisition of the transaction also includes Golden Brick and Yonglian Investment two non-listed company.
The board of directors of
Opera said that the shares held by the shareholders of the transaction accounted for 33% of the total share capital of Opera.
Opera is a veteran browser manufacturer from Norway, the browser has more than 20 years of history. Opera for multiple computers and mobile phone platform. Opera in the desktop browser market share remained at 2%, after IE, Firefox, Chrome and Safari, ranked fifth. (book and policy side)