Actua Corporation (NASDAQ:ACTA) today announced the consummation of the sale of GovDelivery, the leading provider of cloud-based government communications software solutions, to an investor group led by Vista Equity Partners for $153 million in cash, subject to adjustment for working capital, cash, debt and other items. Actua will realize approximately $133 million in cash in connection with the transaction. Approximately $10 million of Actua’s proceeds are being held in escrow and will be subject to potential indemnification claims; subject to any such claims, the escrowed proceeds will be released to Actua in October 2017. Actua does not expect to owe any non-reimbursable income taxes in connection with the transaction.
Actua Corporation, the multi-vertical cloud company, brings the power of the cloud to vertical markets and processes. Actua is pioneering the second wave of the SaaS revolution — the vertical wave — by growing cloud businesses that are transforming their markets. With over 700 employees delivering unrivaled domain knowledge, agility and responsiveness to our customers, Actua’s rapidly growing vertical cloud businesses are positioned to lead this wave. For the latest information about Actua and its brands, please go to www.actua.com.
Over one thousand public sector organizations use GovDelivery’s highly-secure cloud solutions every day to enhance the citizen experience for more than 120 million people. GovDelivery offers leading solutions for managing government communications, internal and external learning, and open data. The GovDelivery Network offers a unique and impactful way for public sector organizations to work together to cross promote content and increase digital reach. Organizations using GovDelivery see higher utilization of citizen services and greater citizen engagement.
About Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners, a U.S.-based private equity firm with offices in Austin, Chicago and San Francisco, with more than $26 billion in cumulative capital commitments, currently invests in software, data and technology-based organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspective. Vista is a value-added investor, contributing professional expertise and multi-level support towards companies realizing their full potential. Vista’s investment approach is anchored by a sizable long-term capital base, experience in structuring technology-oriented transactions, and proven management techniques that yield flexibility and opportunity in private equity investing. For more information, please visit www.vistaequitypartners.com.