Genesys (www.genesys.com), a market leader in omnichannel customer experience and contact center solutions, and Interactive Intelligence Group Inc. (Nasdaq: ININ) (www.inin.com), a global leader of cloud and on-premise solutions for customer engagement, communications and collaboration, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Genesys will acquire Interactive Intelligence in a transaction valued at approximately $1.4 billion. Under the terms of the agreement, Interactive Intelligence shareholders will receive $60.50 per share in cash, representing a premium of 36% to Interactive Intelligence’s unaffected closing stock price on July 28, 2016, the trading day prior to media reports that Interactive Intelligence was considering strategic alternatives, and a premium of 42% to the 30 calendar day average closing price prior to the unaffected closing price on July 28, 2016.
This transaction will accelerate Genesys’ ability to execute on its mission of powering the world’s best customer experiences at scale, anytime, anywhere – over any channel, in the cloud and on-premise. Both Genesys and Interactive Intelligence have developed best-in-class capabilities as recognized by Gartner and other leading industry analysts, with highly complementary product portfolios that serve adjacent market segments. Together, the combined company will provide the broadest customer experience solutions for organizations of all sizes around the world that support billions of customer interactions each year across a range of industries.
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