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Misys And Bidco Finalise Terms For Proposed Cash Acquisition By Bidco

3/19/2012 3:22 AM ET

Misys Plc (MSY.L) Monday announced that the independent directors of the company and the directors of Magic Bidco Limited have reached agreement on the terms of a recommended cash acquisition of Misys by Magic Bidco Limited, pursuant to which Bidco will acquire the entire issued and to be issued ordinary share capital of Misys.

Magic Bidco Limited, or Bidco, is an investment vehicle indirectly owned by the Vista Funds.

As per the terms of the acquisition, the entire existing and to be issued ordinary share capital of Misys has been valued at approximately 1.266 billion pounds. Each shareholder of Misys would be entitled to receive 350 pence per Misys share.

The consideration payable under the Acquisition will be funded through a mixture of equity financing provided by the Vista Funds and debt funding from third party providers of debt finance to the Bidco Group.

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by RTT Staff Writer

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