“With Jive and Aurea coming together, we can deliver the superior end-to-end employee and customer experience companies require in today’s digital landscape.”Aurea provides the technology platform and worldwide delivery capability to enable companies to build, execute, monitor and optimize the end-to-end customer journey across a diverse range of industries. “Jive, in combination with Aurea, enables us to bring customer experience and employee and customer engagement together. We look forward to helping Jive clients get the maximum value out of their investment with Jive,” said Scott Brighton, CEO of Aurea. “Everything we do is driven by our singular core value of client success.”
an enterprise collaboration software company, is being acquired by ESW Capital’s Wave Systems for $462 million. The company will become part of the Aurea family of companies. The parties expect the transaction to be completed in June 2017. Following completion of the transaction, Jive’s common stock will be delisted from the NASDAQ and deregistered from the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Under the terms of the agreement, an affiliate of Aurea will commence a tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of Jive common stock for $5.25 in cash per share. This represents a premium of 20% to the average of Jive’s closing stock price during the three months ending on April 28, 2017. “As the leader of the enterprise collaboration category, Jive has pushed the boundaries in how people work together for the past 16 years. It’s this focus and vision that has enabled us to deliver industry-leading product innovation, attract a top-notch customer base with recognized global brands and achieve record earnings and profitability in the last announced quarter,” said Elisa Steele, CEO of Jive.
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