Shareholders pull the plug on Origin takeover bid

By Jacob Shteyman
Updated December 4 2023 - 5:45pm, first published 5:39pm
Origin will continue as an independent ASX-listed company following EIG's rejected takeover bid. (Joel Carrett/AAP PHOTOS)
Origin will continue as an independent ASX-listed company following EIG's rejected takeover bid. (Joel Carrett/AAP PHOTOS)

One of the longest-running takeover sagas in Australia's recent corporate history is over after Origin Energy shareholders rejected a $20 billion bid by private equity firms Brookfield and EIG.

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