ATLANTA, January 11, 2021 – NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), a global enterprise technology provider for the financial, retail and hospitality industries, today confirmed that it has submitted an offer to acquire all outstanding shares of Cardtronics (Nasdaq: CATM) for $39.00 per share in cash.
Michael Hayford, President and Chief Executive Officer of NCR, stated, “The acquisition of Cardtronics will accelerate and expand the NCR-as-a-service strategy that we outlined at our Investor Day last month. Cardtronics’ debit network is highly complementary to NCR’s payments platform and will enable the combined company to seamlessly connect retail and bank customers while capitalizing on the banking industry’s transition toward infrastructure outsourcing.“
Conference Call and Webcast Details
NCR will host a conference call today at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time for the investment community, to discuss the proposal. Access to the conference call and accompanying slides, as well as a replay of the call, are available on NCR's web site at http://investor.ncr.com. Additionally, the live call can be accessed at https://app.wc1.kontiki.com/event/az2rchdztq.
About NCR Corporation
NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is a leading software- and services-led enterprise provider in the financial, retail and hospitality industries. NCR is headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., with 36,000 employees globally. NCR is a trademark of NCR Corporation in the United States and other countries.
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