RedPrairie Merges with JDA - Optimizing the Supply Chain for the Omnichannel Consumer

By Kimberly Knickle – November 2, 2012
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On November 1, RedPrairie Corp., backed by private-equity firm New Mountain Capital LLC, and JDA Software [NASDAQ: JDAS] announced that the two companies have entered into a definitive merger agreement valued at $1.9 billion. The deal is already approved by the JDA board and is expected to close by the end of 2012 if a tender offer succeeds. By merging JDA – "The Supply Chain Company " with RedPrairie - "The Commerce in Motion Company", the combined capabilities should help companies achieve supply and commerce execution.


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