Kovats with New Plans for A-Tec

People ♦ Published: August 24, 2011; 10:55 ♦ (Vindobona)

According to a new proposal, Penta Investments should only take over part of the Austrian conglomerate. CEO Kovats has submitted an own offer with financial support from a Pakistani billionaire.

Kovats with New Plans for A-Tec / Picture: © Vindobona.org

Mirko Kovats, CEO of A-Tec Industries, is still looking for ways to retain control over his insolvent group. Penta Investments, which was deemed to be the favorite for a takeover, reported that it was asked by Kovats to bid for only the minerals and metals division.

The Czech-Slovak group’s investment manager Jakub Korinek said he was surprised by A-Tec’s new plan. “We are…