logo
Share SHARE
FONT-SIZE Plus   Neg

Regis To Dispose Ownership In Provalliance For EUR 80 Mln In Cash - Quick Facts

Regis Corp. (RGS) said it agreed with members of the Provost family to sell its minority ownership interest in Provalliance, the largest hair salon company in Europe.

As per the terms of the agreement, Regis will receive 80 million euros in cash. The transaction is expected to close prior to September 30, 2012 and is subject to the Provost family securing financing for the purchase price.

In connection with the agreement, Regis concluded that an after-tax, non-cash net impairment charge, ranging between $15 million and $18 million, related to its investment in Provalliance will be recorded in its third fiscal quarter of 2012. Prior to the impairment charge, Regis' net investment in Provalliance was around 92 million euros.

by RTT Staff Writer

For comments and feedback: editorial@rttnews.com

Business News

Quick Facts

Editors Pick
We urge Investors to take advantage of the weakness in the shares of Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (AAOI), as we believe the stock has at least 15% upside from current levels. The stock is down along with many of the stocks in the Fiber optical component universe with an exposure to China. Nestle SA's shares were gaining around 4 percent in Zurich trading after billionaire activist investor Daniel Loeb's hedge fund Third Point LLC bought a $3.5 billion stake in the Swiss food giant. The acquisition of about 1.25% stake in Nestle would put pressure on the company to find ways to accelerate growth. We believe this stock is well-positioned for at least 15% upside from current $23 levels. The stock featured on our premium product Short-Term Investor on April 25 at an opening price of $19.5, and on June 9 touched an intra-day high of $29.73, returning a gain of 52.4% to investors. It is now at an attractive price point again.
comments powered by Disqus
Follow RTT