Plans by Spanish controlled global construction group Hochtief to take control of Australian builder Leighton Holdings have run into immediate problems with sharemarket investors over-bidding its intended offer price.
Leighton Holdings' biggest shareholder, the German-based Hochtief, has stunned the market with a generous cash offer to take its stake in the construction giant to 74 per cent and change the board.
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