Magnet Forensics Inc. - CEO, Adam Belsher.
CEO, Adam Belsher.
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  • Magnet Forensics Inc. (MAGT) has signed a definitive arrangement agreement worth $1.8 billion to be acquired by Thoma Bravo
  • Holders of Magnet Forensic’s outstanding subordinate voting (SV) shares would receive $44.25 cash per SV share
  • rolling shareholders may receive $39.00 for each outstanding SV share and multiple voting (MV) share of Magnet Forensics they sell to Thoma Bravo for cash.
  • The agreement is subject to obtaining shareholder and other customary approvals and is expected to close during the second quarter of 2023
  • Magnet Forensics Inc. (MAGT) is up 13.82 per cent, trading at $43.65 per share as of 2:40 p.m. EST

Magnet Forensics Inc. (MAGT) has signed an agreement valued at $1.8 billion to be acquired by a new corporation controlled by Thoma Bravo.

Holders of Magnet Forensic’s outstanding subordinate voting (SV) shares would receive $44.25 cash per SV share. The involved rolling shareholders may receive $39.00 for each outstanding SV share and multiple voting (MV) share of Magnet Forensics they sell to Thoma Bravo for cash.

The agreement is subject to obtaining shareholder and other customary approvals, which would result in Magnet Forensics becoming a private company. Thoma Bravo intends to combine Magnet Forensics and Grayshift LLC to create a new corporation called Morpheus Purchaser Inc.

Grayshift is a mobile device digital forensics provider specializing in lawful access and extraction. Using Grayshift’s mobile access and extraction capabilities will collaborate with Magnet Foresnic’s digital investigation suite.

Adam Belsher, CEO of Magnet Forensics, commented,

“We are confident that this transaction — joining two complementary organizations to form a new private company — offers the most compelling value creation for all our stakeholders and is a testament to the value of digital investigation solutions, the Magnet platform, our talented team, and loyal customer base.”

The transaction is to be completed by way of a plan of arrangement. It is not subject to a financing condition and is expected to close by the second quarter of 2023.

Magnet Forensics Inc. (MAGT) is up 13.82 per cent, trading at $43.65 per share as of 2:40 p.m. EST.


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