Reuters – Endologix Inc said it received an unsolicited takeover bid from hedge fund Elliott Associates LP for $2.25 a share, 18 percent higher than the stock’s Wednesday closing price.
The company, which develops and manufactures minimally invasive treatments for vascular diseases, said it will review the unsolicited proposal and make a determination and respond in due course.
Endologix asked its stockholders to defer judgment on the unsolicited proposal until that determination has been made.
Also on Wednesday, New York-based Elliott took its $529 million cash offer for Epicor Software Corp directly to shareholders, two days after it was snubbed by the business software maker’s board. [nBNG397251]