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UEPS

Net 1 UEPS

$9.01

0.06 (0.67%)

04:41
10/05/16
10/05
04:41
10/05/16
04:41

Net 1 UEPS acquires strategic stake in Blue Label Telecoms

Net 1 UEPS announced that it has entered into a share subscription agreement with Blue Label Telecoms to subscribe for approximately 117.9M shares in Blue Label, at a subscription price of ZAR16.96 per share, representing a 10% discount to ZAR18.84, being the 30-day volume weighted average price of a Blue Label share traded on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange to September 29, 2016. The aggregate subscription consideration payable by Net1 is $144.0M. Following implementation of the subscription, Net1 will own approximately 15% of the issued ordinary shares in Blue Label. Net1 expects to settle the subscription consideration through a combination of cash resources, debt instruments and an equity issuance of five million shares of common stock, at an issue price of $9.00 per share. Following implementation of the subscription, which is subject to the finalization of the financing package and the approval of Blue Label shareholders, Net1 will be entitled to nominate a director to Blue Label's board.

UEPS Net 1 UEPS
$9.01

0.06 (0.67%)

01/14/16
BARD
01/14/16
NO CHANGE
Target $24
BARD
Outperform
Net 1 UEPS weakness a buying opportunity, says Baird
Baird said the recent pullback in Net 1 UEPS shares is a buying opportunity and they consider it a top idea. The firm sees solid ongoing execution and the potential for strong growth. Baird maintained its $24 price target on Net 1 UEPS shares.
02/08/16
BARD
02/08/16
NO CHANGE
Target $24
BARD
Outperform
Net 1 UEPS weakness a buying opportunity, says Baird
Baird said the recent weakness in Net 1 UEPS is a buying opportunity as the company reported strong revenue trends with a potential for acceleration and a large stock buyback authorization. With key initiatives in place, Baird believes revenues could accelerate. Baird reiterated its Outperform rating and $24 price target on Net 1 UEPS shares.
04/11/16
BARD
04/11/16
NO CHANGE
BARD
Net 1 UEPS large investor stake a positive, says Baird
Baird said the $107M investor stake by IFC, IFC Asset Management funds is a positive, as it shows there is demand for the stock and this investor could help the company's global expansion.

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