Intertrust agrees USD2 billion takeover deal from CSC
CCSC, a leading provider of corporate, legal, tax, and digital brand services, and Intertrust have announced that a merger agreement has been reached for approximately EUR 1.8 billion.
The combination of CSC and Intertrust creates a differentiated leader for corporate, fund, private, and capital markets clients on an international scale, built on the combined strengths of each other’s global teams with complementary geographical and service offering strengths
Hélène Vletter-Van Dort, Chairperson of the Supervisory Board of Intertrust: “The Supervisory Board unanimously recommends and supports the offer of CSC as we believe it is in the best interest of Intertrust and all its stakeholders. Our conclusions are that the offer price proposed by CSC represents compelling value at an attractive premium for shareholders. By combining the two companies, a truly global service provider will be created in the areas of corporate, fund, capital market, and private wealth services. In the past months, we received multiple expressions of interest from different parties to acquire Intertrust. We have engaged in discussions with all parties, ensuring a fair and thorough process. We have been evaluating a wide range of considerations and we are confident this outcome is in the interests of all stakeholders.”
Shankar Iyer, CEO of Intertrust: “We have thoroughly considered various options to drive value for our stakeholders. We believe this offer is in the interests of shareholders and provides a near term opportunity to crystallise value. In CSC we have found a long-term partner that is highly complementary to us, given its strong position in the United States and complementary service offerings. As a result, we will be able to offer a wider breath of services to our clients in even more geographical locations. The combination will enable us to strengthen our position as a leading tech-enabled Corporate and Fund Services provider and accelerate our transformation by expediting digitalisation initiatives. Moreover, founded in 1899, CSC has a strong reputation with similar cultural values and focus to Intertrust.”