The Mexican family Amodio has relieved the Villar Mir family as the main shareholder of OHL, the former jewel construction company of the Villar Mir Group, by acquiring a share package of 16% of its share capital for an amount of 50.4 million euros, to ratio of 1.10 euros per title, as reported by the company in a statement sent to the National Securities Market Commission ( CNMV ) before the opening of the session on Thursday.

In addition, Mexican businessmen have also closed a purchase option for another 9% of the company's capital, "which will be exercisable at a price of 1.20 euros at any time until November 22, 2020", thereby They claim to be able to reach up to 25% of the construction company's capital stock .

"The investment of the Amodio family is made with a lasting vocation and to have a presence on the board of directors of the company in accordance with the weight of its investment, and implies a very relevant sign of confidence in the OHL Group," the statement said. of the company.

The operation takes place after OHL and Caabsa , the construction company of the Mexican brothers, parked the merger project that they have been exclusively negotiating since February due to the uncertainty of the markets- Despite suspending this operation, OHL yesterday assured that the Grupo Villar Mir was in talks with the Amodios to sell part of their titles in the company.

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