TechTarget, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTGT) announced today the results of its tender offer to purchase up to 10,000,000 shares of its common stock at a price of $6.00 per share, which expired at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on December 9, 2010.
TechTarget has accepted for purchase 5,909,894 shares of its common stock, at a purchase price of $6.00 per share, for a total cost of approximately $35.5 million. Based on the final tabulation by Computershare Trust Company, N.A., the Depositary for the tender offer, 5,909,894 shares of TechTarget’s common stock, including 143,873 shares subject to guaranteed delivery procedures, were properly tendered and not withdrawn.
Immediately following the purchase of the tendered shares, TechTarget will have approximately 36.75 million shares of common stock outstanding. As a result of the level of participation in the tender offer, the Company does not currently intend to obtain any additional debt financing or increase its existing credit facility following the completion of the tender offer.
“We are pleased with the results of the tender. We were able to buy approximately 5.9 Million of our shares, so that the corresponding reduction of the number of outstanding shares of our common stock will result in accretion to our earnings per share. This transaction is a good use of our cash and we were able to reduce our VC overhang by 4 million shares”, said Greg Strakosch, CEO of TechTarget.
Georgeson Securities Corporation is acting as the Dealer Manager and the Information Agent is Georgeson Inc. The Depositary is Computershare Trust Company, N.A. For questions and information, please call the Information Agent toll free at (800) 248-7690.
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