Toronto - Pivot Technology Solutions, Inc. (TSX: PTG), ('Pivot'), a full-service information technology provider, is pleased to announce that Pivot has entered into an agreement with Computacenter plc ('Computacenter') and 1264283 B.C. Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Computacenter, pursuant to which 1264283 B.C. Ltd. will acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Pivot for consideration consisting of C$2.60 cash per common share, for an equity value of approximately C$105.8 million.
The C$2.60 price per share represents a 40.5% premium to Pivot's closing share price of C$1.85 on September 8, 2020, the last trading day before announcement of the transaction and a 36.0% premium to Pivot's 20-day volume weighted average share price of C$1.91 to September 8, 2020.
ABOUT PIVOT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS
Pivot is an industry-leading information technology services and solutions provider to many of the world's most successful companies, including members of the Fortune 1000, as well as governments and educational institutions. By leveraging its extensive OEM partnerships and its own fulfillment, professional, deployment, workforce and managed services, Pivot supports the IT infrastructure needs of its clients.
Computacenter is a leading independent technology partner, trusted by large corporate and public sector organisations. We help our customers to source, transform and manage their IT infrastructure to deliver digital transformation, enabling users and their business. Computacenter is a public company quoted on the London FTSE 250 (CCC.L) and employs over 16,000 people worldwide
FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS
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