The transaction is expected to close by Q1 2021
eBay will transfer its Classifieds business to Adevinta for a total consideration valued at nearly $9.2 billion.
According to information, eBay will receive $2.5 billion in cash and approximately 540 million Adevinta shares which would represent an equity stake of around 44%.
The sale is subject to regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions. This includes approval by the affirmative vote of holders: at least 2/3 of the votes cast as well as of the share capital of Adevinta ordinary shares. They are represented in person or by proxy at a stockholder meeting.
The sale is also followed by consultation with competent works councils, other employee representation bodies, or employees where and to the extent required by applicable law.
We’ve reported that eBay has announced the acquisition of Cox Automotive Media Solutions which owns CarsGuide.com.au and Autotrader.com.au.