2 ASX shares rocketing up to 20% on takeover news

Takeover offers have been put on the table for these companies.

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There's been plenty of M&A activity in recent months and this trend shows no signs of slowing.

This morning, two ASX shares revealed that they have received takeover offers.

Here's what you need to know:

Prospa Group Ltd (ASX: PGL)

The Prospa share price has jumped 15% to 43 cents after the financial technology company accepted a takeover offer. Prospa has entered into a scheme implementation deed with a consortium led by the Salter Brothers Tech Fund.

Prospa's Independent Board Committee (IBC) unanimously recommends that shareholders vote in favour of the 45 cents per share cash offer. That is in the absence of a superior proposal and subject to the independent expert's report.

While a premium to recent levels, it is a long way from the ASX share's 2019 IPO price of $3.78 per share.

In other news, this morning Prospa reported a 7.4% increase in half-year revenue to $145.4 million and a profit before tax of $9 million (from a $6.3 million loss).

QANTM Intellectual Property Ltd (ASX: QIP)

The QANTM share price is up 20% to $1.38. This morning, the intellectual property services company confirmed that it has received a non-binding indicative proposal from Rouse International.

Rouse is a UK-based international intellectual property firm operating in 12 jurisdictions, with a significant emphasis on the Asia Pacific region.

Following careful consideration of the unspecified offer, the QANTM Board has agreed to Rouse's request to conduct due diligence with a view to putting forward a binding offer capable of being considered by shareholders.

Management warned that there is no certainty that a transaction capable of being considered by shareholders will eventuate.

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