Merge Healthcare (MRGE) Higher as Co. Helds Buyout Talks with P/E Firms

November 8, 2012 3:56 PM EST Send to a Friend
Merge Healthcare Incorporated (Nasdaq: MRGE) is moving higher into the close following reports from Reuters the company held talks with multiple private equity firms about a takeover.

P/E firms said to be looking include Tomas Bravo, GTCR, Welsh Crason Anderson & Stowe, Francisco Partners, and Avista Capital.

In September, Merge Healthcare retained Allen & Company LLC to assist in exploring and evaluating a broad range of strategic alternatives, including, but not limited to, a sale of the Company or a business combination.


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