EQT Equity Completes Press Ganey (PGND) Acquisition

October 21, 2016 9:27 AM EDT

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Press Ganey Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PGND) announced the completion of its acquisition by EQT Equity fund EQT VII (“EQT”), part of the global private equity group EQT. Under the terms of the agreement, Press Ganey shareholders will receive $40.50 in cash for each share of Press Ganey common stock they hold.

The transaction was announced on August 9, 2016 and received approval from Press Ganey shareholders on October 19, 2016. As a result of the completion of the transaction, shares of Press Ganey common stock were removed from listing on the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”), with trading in Press Ganey shares suspended prior to the opening of business today.

Barclays and Goldman Sachs served as financial advisors to Press Ganey, and Latham & Watkins LLP and Richards, Layton & Finger, PA served as legal advisors to Press Ganey. BofA Merrill Lynch served as financial adviser to EQT, and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP served as legal advisor to EQT Partners. Fully committed financing of the transaction was provided by Credit Suisse, Citi and BofA Merrill Lynch.

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