Genesys to Acquire Leading Cloud Based Customer Engagement Solution Provider SoundBite

Genesys, a leading provider of customer engagement and contact center solutions, today announced it signed a definitive agreement to acquire SoundBite Communications (NASDAQ: SDBT) for a price of $5.00 per share. SoundBite delivers cloud-based proactive collections, payments, and mobile marketing applications, as well as proactive customer service solutions to enterprises.

The transaction, which has been unanimously approved by the Boards of Directors of SoundBite and also by Genesys, will be accomplished pursuant to a cash tender offer followed by a second step merger. The $5.00 per share cash offer price represents a total equity value of SoundBite of approximately $100.4 million, on a fully-diluted basis. The closing of the transaction is expected to occur early in the third quarter of 2013.

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