Marlin Equity Inks $521M Deal To Take Bazaarvoice Private

Law360, New York (November 27, 2017, 4:18 PM EST) -- Global investment firm Marlin Equity Partners has agreed to take Texas-based product ratings platform provider Bazaarvoice Inc. private in a deal worth roughly $521 million, the companies said Monday.

Under the proposed cash deal, the private equity firm will buy all of Bazaarvoice’s shares for $5.50 each, an 18 percent premium on the average closing price of its stock for a 30-day period that ended Friday, the companies said.

Once the deal closes, which is expected in the first quarter of 2018, Bazaarvoice will stayed domiciled...
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