What's Going On With Vista Outdoor Shares Today?

Zinger Key Points
  • MNC Capital raises its offer for Vista Outdoor To $37.50 per share, valuing the company at ~$3 billion.
  • The new bid surpasses previous offers, proposing a 93% increase in value for Revelyst from Vista's early February valuation.

MNC Capital Partners escalated its bid to acquire Vista Outdoor, Inc. VSTO to $37.50 per share, a proposal valuing the company at ~$3.0 billion

The revised offer represents a premium of over 16% to Vista’s closing price of $32.26 on Friday.

This new bid surpasses Vista’s pre-offer share price of below $30.00 and significantly increases MNC’s initial February 19, 2024, offer. It assesses Revelyst at $1.1 billion, up 93% from Vista’s early February valuation of $570 million.

MNC’s offer, free from financing contingencies and CFIUS review, aligns with Vista’s financing and information requests as of March 4, 2024. 

MNC encourages a swift Vista response, touting the deal’s benefits for shareholders and employees and envisaging a thriving future for Vista under private ownership, alongside a commitment to the well-being of its staff and communities.

Earlier this month, Vista acknowledged an unsolicited bid from MNC at $35.00 per share, with MNC, under Mark Gottfredson, aiming to finance the deal with $1.5 billion in equity and $1.4 billion in debt.

In a separate statement, Vista Outdoor said its segment Revelyst has acquired PinSeeker, a Wasserman portfolio company, and a simulator off-course golf and connectivity app that hosts real-time, virtual, closest-to-the-pin tournaments.

Price Action: VSTO shares are trading higher by 0.37% at $32.38 on Monday.

Disclaimer: This content was partially produced with the help of AI tools and was reviewed and published by Benzinga editors.

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