PLEASANTON, CA--Polycom and SpectraLink Corp. announced that they have signed a definitive agreement under which Polycom will acquire SpectraLink.
Under the terms of the agreement, Polycom will commence a cash tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of SpectraLink for $11.75 per share. This represents an enterprise value of approximately $220 million, which is net of existing cash and debt. The acquisition, which has been approved by the boards of directors of both companies, is also subject to a number of customary closing conditions, including obtaining applicable regulatory approvals. The board of directors of SpectraLink has unanimously recommended that the stockholders of SpectraLink accept the offer. Polycom expects to commence the tender promptly, and the acquisition is expected to close in the second quarter of calendar year 2007. Excluding non-recurring acquisition related expenses and non-cash charges, Polycom expects the acquisition to be slightly accretive in 2007.