Verifone Reports Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2018
Jun. 08, 2018
SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 8, 2018--Verifone (NYSE: PAY), a world leader in payments and commerce solutions, today announced financial results for the three months ended April 30, 2018.
"We exceeded our revenue guidance for our second fiscal quarter due to continuing execution of our top three strategic priorities: scaling Verifone’s next-generation devices, connecting more of our 30+ million device footprint to Verifone’s cloud-based services, and leveraging our leadership position at the point-of-sale with value-added services that help merchants start, run, and grow their businesses," said Paul Galant, Chief Executive Officer of Verifone. "As we announced in April, we entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by an investor group led by Francisco Partners, a leading technology focused private equity firm. We look forward to benefiting from the resources and expertise of Francisco Partners as we continue growing our business and better serving our clients."
As previously announced, on April 9, 2018, an investor group led by Francisco Partners, a leading technology-focused private equity firm, entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Verifone in an all-cash transaction for total consideration of approximately $3.4 billion, which includes Verifone’s net debt. Under the terms of the merger agreement, Verifone stockholders will receive $23.04 per share in cash upon closing of the transaction. For further information on the transaction and the related merger agreement, please refer to Verifone’s Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on April 9, 2018, and Verifone’s definitive proxy statement on Schedule 14A filed with the SEC on May 21, 2018.
Given the announcement regarding Verifone’s acquisition by an investor group led by Francisco Partners, Verifone will not host an earnings conference call, provide financial guidance or publish supplemental financial presentation slides. Verifone is also withdrawing its previously issued financial guidance for fiscal year 2018.
Verifone is transforming every day transactions into new and engaging opportunities for merchants and consumers at the last inch of payments and commerce. Powered by a growing footprint of more than 30 million devices in more than 150 countries, our people are trusted experts working with the world’s best-known retail brands, financial institutions, and payment providers. Verifone is connecting more products to an integrated solutions platform to better meet the evolving needs of our clients and partners. Built on a 35-year history of uncompromised security, we are committed to consistently solving the most complex payment challenges. Verifone.com | (NYSE: PAY) | @Verifone
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