Ness Technologies to be Acquired by an Affiliate of CVCI
Ness Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: NSTC) announced today that the company has entered into a definitive merger agreement under which an affiliate of Citi Venture Capital International (CVCI), a global private equity investment fund, will acquire the company in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $307 million.
Under the terms of the agreement, Ness stockholders will receive $7.75 per share in cash for each share of common stock they hold, representing a premium of 17.6% over the closing price of the company's shares on the Nasdaq Global Select Market on June 9, 2011, the last trading day prior to today's announcement, or 22.2% over the average closing price of the company's shares over the 30 trading days prior to June 10, 2011.
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