The 122-year-old US Steel is reviewing “numerous” buyout offers


The Associated Press

After receiving two bids to acquire it in the past month, U.S. Steel told its shareholders Tuesday that it is in the process of reviewing multiple offers for the storied company and symbol of American industrialization.

U.S. Steel rejected a $7.3 billion buyout proposal from rival Cleveland-Cliffs two weeks ago. Following that, industrial conglomerate Esmark offered $7.8 billion for the Pittsburgh steelmaker, whose shares soared more than 30% on speculation that a deal was imminent.

In a letter to shareholders Tuesday, U.S. Steel said it had entered into confidentiality agreements with “numerous” third parties and was starting to share due diligence information with suitors.

Read the full story on AP News right here.

(Copyright 2023 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

8/29/2023 12:31:44 PM (GMT -5:00)

Categories: Regional and US News