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SS&C Completes Acquisition of Intralinks

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SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: SSNC), a global provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, today announced it has completed the acquisition of Intralinks Holdings, Inc. Intralinks is a leading financial technology provider for the global banking, deal making and capital markets communities.

Intralinks facilitates strategic initiatives including mergers and acquisitions, capital raising and investor reporting by enabling and securing the flow of information. Intralinks also provides the leading investor communications platform for private equity and hedge fund professionals with the largest hosted community of general and limited partners for the alternative investments industry. Intralinks brings to SS&C over 800 employees globally and more than 4,000 clients including banks, alternative and blue chip corporate clients.

“We are excited about the technology and expertise that Intralink’s brings to SS&C,” said Bill Stone, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, SS&C Technologies. “Intralinks and SS&C share many of the industry’s largest customers and together we are well-positioned to meet the needs of major banks, alternative funds and other corporations seeking to automate document-centric, collaborative workflows.”

“We are thrilled to be part of SS&C. Intralinks has strived to build a culture in which our people and their innovations enable us to become the leading technology provider for global banking, dealmaking and capital markets communities,” said Leif O’Leary, CEO at Intralinks. “Together, we are well-positioned to meet the needs of our combined customer base and further expand SS&C’s growing FinTech footprint.”

Under the terms of the agreement, as announced on September 6, 2018, SS&C purchased Intralinks for a total consideration of $1.5 billion. The purchase price will consist of $1 billion in cash and $500 million in stock, with the per share price of the stock based on the volume weighted average trading price for 30 trading days prior to closing. SS&C funded the acquisition with a combination of approximately 9.9 million common shares and $1.0 billion of incremental term loan debt. As previously announced,  expects $15 million of run-rate costs savings, achieved by 2021. The transaction is expected to be immediately accretive to adjusted earnings per share.

 

Oliver Smith

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