Mit der Übernahme der auf Cloud-Data-Protection und End-Point-Security-Solutions spezialisierten Carbonite Inc. (Nasdaq: CARB) will OpenText ihr EIM Enterprise Information Managment Portfolio ausbauen. Die Pressemitteilung von Carbonite: http://bit.ly/2X7HMjd.
Aus der Mitteilung von OpenText:
„The acquisition of Carbonite is expected to extend OpenText’s leadership in the Enterprise Information Management (EIM) market by complementing OpenText’s security offerings in data loss prevention, digital forensics, end-point detection and response with the addition of Carbonite’s data protection and end-point security solutions. The acquisition also adds significantly to OpenText’s Cloud business and further complements OpenText’s routes to market, strong enterprise customer base in the Global10K, enhanced SMB and prosumer markets.
About the Transaction and Terms of the Agreement:
- Tender offer to be commenced for all outstanding Carbonite shares for $23.00 per share in cash(1)
- Total purchase price of approximately $1.42 billion, inclusive of Carbonite’s cash and debt
- Total purchase price is approximately 2.8x TTM (Trailing Twelve Months) Carbonite GAAP revenues (as of September 30, 2019), inclusive of annualized full year reported Webroot GAAP revenues, a significant acquisition which closed in March 2019
- Expect significant expansion of cloud revenues, cloud margins, adjusted EBITDA and cash flows in Fiscal 2021
- Current Carbonite Annual Recurring Revenues (ARR) of 90%
- Accretive, and targeting to be on the OpenText operating model by end of Fiscal 2021
- Funded with OpenText’s existing cash on hand and revolver
- Estimated OpenText net leverage ratio at closing of approximately 2.5x, with a target to return to less than 2x net leverage during the 4-6 quarters post close of transaction
- Financial projections and target models will be provided upon closing of transaction
- Expect the transaction to close within 90 days of this announcement
OpenText, through a wholly-owned subsidiary, intends to commence the tender offer for all of the shares of common stock of Carbonite within 10 business days. Pursuant to the agreement, the tender offer will be followed by a merger to acquire any untendered shares. The tender offer is subject to the tender of a majority of Carbonite’s shares and certain other regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions. The transaction is expected to close within 90 days.„