Infor acquisition of Lawson finalized

GGC Software Holdings, Inc., an affiliate of Golden Gate Capital, and Infor, a leading provider of business software serving more than 70,000 customers, today announced the completion of its acquisition of Lawson Software, Inc., under the terms of the merger agreement disclosed on April 26, 2011, effective as of July 5, 2011. Pursuant to the terms of such merger agreement, Lawson’s stockholders (other than stockholders who have perfected their statutory rights of appraisal under Delaware law) will receive $11.25 per share in cash, without interest and less any applicable withholding taxes, for each share of common stock they owned immediately prior to the effective time of the merger. 

I’m excited about what the future hold for my company and our product direction. I hope to have news of developments in my area of interest, as evidenced elsewhere on my site.

As any news becomes public, I will be sure to include comment.

In the meantime, this is an auspicious time, for sure.

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