Lawson Software to be Acquired for $2b by Affiliate of Golden Gate Capital and Infor



Via News Release

ST. PAUL, Minn., April 26, 2011 – Lawson Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: LWSN) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by GGC Software Holdings, Inc., an affiliate of Golden Gate Capital and Infor, in a transaction valued at approximately $2 billion.

Under the terms of the merger agreement, stockholders of Lawson will receive $11.25 per share in cash. Lawson’s board of directors unanimously approved the transaction and board members who collectively own approximately 9% of Lawson’s outstanding shares have agreed to vote their shares in favor of the transaction.”

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