Rovi to Purchase DVR Maker TiVo in $1.1 Billion Deal
Digital leisure information supplier Rovi Corp stated on Friday it will purchase TiVo, which makes digital-video recorders, in a deal valued at about $1.1 billion.
Rovi had postponed a scheduled submit-earnings convention name to Friday morning, with out offering a cause.
The 2 companies are comparable so that a mixture is compelling when it comes to each income and price synergies.
The $10.70 per-share money-and-inventory supply represents a premium of thirteen.6 % to TiVo’s Thursday closing.
TiVo and Rovi weren’t obtainable to remark outdoors of normal U.S. enterprise hours.