- Unity Software Inc U unanimously rejected the unsolicited proposal from Applovin Corp APP without expecting any superior proposal.
- Unity reaffirmed its allegiance to ironSource Ltd's IS proposal.
- Unity CEO John Riccitiello said, "The Board continues to believe that the ironSource transaction is compelling and will deliver an opportunity to generate long-term value through the creation of a unique end-to-end platform that allows creators to develop, publish, run, monetize, and grow live games and real-time 3D content seamlessly."
- IronSource said, "The deep synergies driving the ironSource-Unity merger extend across the entirety of both companies' platforms and offerings and underpin our strong financial projections of $1 billion in Adjusted EBITDA by the end of 2024 and $300 million in annual EBITDA synergies by year three."
- Applovin proposed to scoop Unity at an enterprise value of $20 billion, or $58.85 per share, implying a 48% premium to the closing price for Unity on July 12.
- Price Action: IS shares traded higher by 14% at $4.57 in the premarket on the last check Monday. U shares traded lower by 6.38% at $54.74, and APP shares traded lower by 5.70% at $34.25.
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