Hertz (HTZGQ) Quietly Moves Towards $2: What Next?

Over the course of the past week, the Hertz Global Inc (OTC: HTZGQ) stock has been in the middle of a strong rally due to the ongoing bankruptcy proceedings. The stock has gained as big as 45% in a week owing to a bidding war for the company.

Hertz (HTZGQ) Quietly Moves Towards $2: What Next?

According to a report from the WSJ on April 16th, Certares Management LLC and Knighthead Capital Management LLC have offered $6.2 billion for acquiring the bankrupt company. The rally in the Hertz stock is understandable considering the fact that the offer is substantially more than the $5.5 billion that had been offered by a consortium made up of Dundon Capital Partners, Centerbridge Partners LP, and Warburg Pincus LLC.

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Now it remains to be seen if the consortium returns with a counteroffer and further accentuates the bidding war. Hertz is being assisted by Apollo Global Management Inc in relation to the latest deal and the latter has made a commitment to equity financing of as much as $2.5 billion.

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