‘America To Continue To Benefit From Competition Between Post And TreeHouse’

Consumer packaged goods holding company Post Holdings said it terminated the agreement to acquire TreeHouse Foods, Inc.’s ready-to-eat or RTE cereal business. The company’s decision comes after the Federal Trade Commission or FTC filed a complaint against the proposed deal in December 2019, alleging that the deal will harm competition. According to the FTC, the acquisition would give Post more […]

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Ultimate Software To Be Taken Private By H&F-led Group For $11 Bln; Stock Rises

Ultimate Software Group Inc. (ULTI), a provider of human capital management or HCM solutions in the cloud, said Monday that it has agreed to be acquired by an investor group led by private equity firm Hellman & Friedman or H&F, for $331.50 per share in cash. The company’s shares are gaining more than 17 percent in pre-market activity. The transaction […]

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OpenGate Capital To Buy Sargent And Greenleaf From Stanley Black & Decker

Los Angeles-based private equity firm OpenGate Capital said Wednesday that it has signed an agreement to acquire Sargent and Greenleaf or S&G from Stanley Black & Decker Inc. (SWK). The transaction is anticipated to be completed in the first quarter of 2019. Financial terms were not disclosed. S&G is a brand in the specialized high security lock industry. Founded in […]

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Rowan Companies Amends Transaction Agreement With Ensco – Quick Facts

Rowan Companies plc (RDC), a provider of contract drilling services, said Tuesday that it has entered into an amendment to the Transaction Agreement with peer Ensco plc (ESV) providing for the combination of the two companies in an all-stock transaction. Under the amended agreement, Rowan shareholders will receive 2.750 shares of Ensco for each share of Rowan they own. All […]

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Dropbox To Buy HelloSign For $230 Mln In Cash – Quick Facts

Dropbox Inc. (DBX), a global collaboration platform, said Monday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire HelloSign, an eSignature and document workflow platform with more than 80,000 customers. Dropbox said it expects the acquisition to improve document workflows for hundreds of millions of Dropbox users. Under the terms of the agreement, San Francisco, California-base Dropbox will acquire […]

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Fiserv To Acquire First Data In All-stock Deal Valued At $22 Bln = Quick Facts

Fiserv Inc. (FISV), a provider of financial services technologies, has agreed to acquire First Data Corp. (FDC), a provider of electronic commerce solutions in an all-stock transaction valued at $22 billion, the two companies said Wednesday. Under the terms of the agreement, First Data shareholders will receive a fixed exchange ratio of 0.303 Fiserv shares for each share of First […]

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Quad/Graphics To Buy Periscope For $132.5 Mln – Quick Facts

Quad/Graphics, Inc. (QUAD), a marketing solutions provider, said Tuesday that it plans to acquire Periscope, one of the nation’s top five independent creative agencies by annual revenue, for $132.5 million. Established in 1994 by Bill Simpson, Periscope was built on the success of the Simpson family typesetting and production company, which was originally established in 1960. Periscope is headquartered in […]

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Paychex To Acquire Oasis Outsourcing Acquisition For $1.2 Bln – Quick Facts

Paychex Inc. (PAYX), a payroll processor and human resources services provider, said Monday that it has agreed to acquire Oasis Outsourcing Acquisition Corp, the nation’s largest privately-owned professional employer organization or PEO and a provider of human resources outsourcing services. The company noted that the total cash purchase price is $1.2 billion, subject to working capital and other adjustments. The […]

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NCR Corp. To Acquire JetPay For About $184 Mln – Quick Facts

NCR Corp. (NCR) said Monday it has agreed to acquire Allentown, Pennsylvania-based JetPay (JTPY), a provider of end-to-end payment processing and Human Capital Management solutions, for about $184 million. The offer has been approved by each company’s board of directors. The transaction will be a cash tender offer of $5.05 per JetPay share, which represents a multiple of 2.9 times […]

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