OpenText Completes Acquisition of Guidance Software

September 14, 2017

Cleary Gottlieb represented OpenText Corporation in its acquisition of Guidance Software, Inc. for a total equity value of approximately $240 million in cash.

The transaction, which was announced on July 26, 2017, was structured as a tender offer followed by a second-step merger. Following the expiration of the tender offer on September 13, 2017, OpenText accepted all tendered shares for payment and completed the second-step merger on September 14, 2017.

OpenText, a Canadian corporation, is a global leader in enterprise information management. Guidance is a global provider of digital investigative solutions.