JLL Announces the Sale of NetSpend to Total Systems Services
NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2013
NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --JLL Partners announced today that
NetSpend (an investment made on behalf of JLL Funds IV and V) has been
acquired by Total Systems Services ("TSYS") for $16.00 per share in cash.
Kevin Hammond, a managing director at JLL, said: "As the largest shareholder
of NetSpend, we are very proud of the growth and performance achieved since we
partnered with the Company in 2008. Dan Henry and the NetSpend team have
grown earnings in excess of 30% per year. We believe that this will be a
transformative acquisition for TSYS and are pleased that the JLL investment in
NetSpend will provide our limited partners with over 5x their initial invested
capital. Depending on the timing of the closing, this transaction will result
in an IRR of approximately 34%."
Celebrating its 25^th year, JLL Partners continues its strategy of making
control investments to extract fundamentally sound companies from complicated
situations. With the prudent use of leverage, JLL is committed to growing its
portfolio companies in partnership with management. Investing approximately
$4 billion across six funds in 35 separate transactions, JLL has a consistent
track record of success spanning a quarter of a century.
SOURCE JLL Partners
Contact: Bill Miles of JLL Partners, Head of Investor Relations,
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