Mandate Vinge advises GTCR in relation to the recommended public offer to the shareholders in Cision

February 14, 2014

Vinge advises Blue Canyon Holdings AB, controlled by GTCR Investment X AIV Ltd., in relation to the public offer to the shareholders in Cision AB (publ). The shares in Cision are admitted to trading on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. The Board of Directors of Cision recommends Cision’s shareholders to accept the Offer, and the four largest shareholders, representing 43.3 per cent of the shares, have undertaken to accept the offer. GTCR offers SEK 52 in cash per share and the total offer value for all shares in Cision amounts to approximately SEK 775 million.

Cision is a leading provider of cloud-based PR software, services and tools for the media, marketing and public relations industries. Founded in 1980, GTCR is a leading US-based private equity firm focused on investing in growth companies in the Financial Services & Technology, Healthcare, and Information Services & Technology Industries. Since its inception, GTCR has invested more than USD 10 billion in over 200 companies.

Peter Bäärnhielm, Dain Nevonen and Jo-Anna Nordström assist in connection with the offer. Joacim Rydergård and others assist in connection with due diligence. Mikael Ståhl and Albert Wållgren advise on financing issues. Christina Kokko is client responsible partner. 

 

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