RPX has been the subject of a recent takeover offer from a private consortium which values the defensive aggregator at around $800 million, according to two sources with knowledge of the offer. IAM understands that the firm’s board has yet to respond, although with a bid of $16.25 per share, a significant increase on the current price of around $12.80, shareholders might be tempted to back a sale. When asked for a comment a spokesperson for RPX responded that they didn’t comment on rumours.

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