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Why Shares of StoneCo Are Rising Today

What happened

(NASDAQ: STNE) were up today after the company raised its bid to buy Brazilian software company Linx S.A. (NYSE: LINX). StoneCo’s stock was up by as much as 5.6% today.” data-reactid=”13″ type=”text”>Shares of StoneCo Ltd. (NASDAQ: STNE) were up today after the company raised its bid to buy Brazilian software company Linx S.A. (NYSE: LINX). StoneCo’s stock was up by as much as 5.6% today.

So what

entered into an agreement last month to buy Linx for R$6.04 billion (about $1.12 billion). Today, StoneCo updated the terms of the purchase, saying that it would now buy the company for R$35.10 (about $6.52) per Linx share. ” data-reactid=”20″ type=”text”>StoneCo entered into an agreement last month to buy Linx for R$6.04 billion (about $1.12 billion). Today, StoneCo updated the terms of the purchase, saying that it would now buy the company for R$35.10 (about $6.52) per Linx share.

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common shares. Additionally, StoneCo lowered the maximum breakup fee for the deal to R$453.75 million, down from the previous R$605 million, in the case that a Brazillian antitrust authority doesn’t approve the deal. If Linx shareholders don’t approve the deal, then Linx has to pay $R112.5 million.
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StoneCo said that each Linx share would now be worth R$31.56 plus 0.0126774 Stone Class A common shares. Additionally, StoneCo lowered the maximum breakup fee for the deal to R$453.75 million, down from the previous R$605 million, in the case that a Brazillian antitrust authority doesn’t approve the deal.
If Linx shareholders don’t approve the deal, then Linx has to pay $R112.5 million.

Now what

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Chris Neiger has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool owns shares of Stoneco LTD. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.” data-reactid=”45″ type=”text”>Chris Neiger has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool owns shares of Stoneco LTD. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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