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Earthport into orbit on Visa bid

Earthport into orbit on Visa bid

Shareholders in Earthport (EPO) were treated to some festive cheer after it emerged that credit card giant Visa (NYSE: V) had tabled a £198m bid for the Aim constituent. The offer price of 30p a share represents a 250 per cent premium to the cross-border payment specialist’s six-month weighted average share price.

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