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Amicas Signs Merger Agreement

December 29, 2009
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Boston-based Amicas, Inc., a provider of image and information management solutions, entered into a definitive merger agreement on Dec. 24, 2009 to be acquired by an affiliate of Thoma Bravo, for approximately $217 million.

Under the terms of the deal, Amicas shareholders will receive $5.35 in cash for each share of common stock. The deal is scheduled to close in the first quarter of 2010, according to Amicas, which began soliciting alternative proposals from third parties for 45 days as of Dec. 24.

Amicas offers services in radiology, cardiology, revenue-cycle management and content management in EHR systems. Thoma Bravo is a private equity firm with offices in Chicago and San Francisco.

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