Whites and wrongs

18 May 2017 By Olaf Storbeck

Berendsen has rejected a cash-and-share bid from French rival Elis that values the British group at a 36 pct premium. The approach looks opportunistic given the weak pound and the target’s battered share price. Even so, Elis will barely cover its cost of capital.

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