Golf Town to Acquire Golfsmith International for $6.10 Per Share
Golf Town and Golfsmith International Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: GOLF), announced today that they have signed a definitive merger agreement, pursuant to which Golf Town will acquire Golfsmith for US $6.10 per share in cash. This represents a premium of 32.2% to Golfsmith stockholders based on the volume-weighted average closing prices of the Company Common Stock on the 30 trading days immediately preceding this announcement. This also represents a premium of 55.1% to Golfsmith stockholders based on the volume-weighted average closing prices of the Company Common Stock on the 30 trading days immediately preceding the announcement on March 1, 2012, that the Company was evaluating strategic alternatives, including a potential sale of the Company.
The closing of the acquisition, which is subject to limited closing conditions, including regulatory approvals, is expected to occur in the third quarter of 2012. The transaction is not subject to a financing condition.
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