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Alliance Data Provides Update On Current Impact of COVID-19

Schedules Conference Call for Tuesday, March 24 Alliance Data Systems Corporation, a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions, announced a conference call will be held on Tuesday, March 24 at 4:00 PM to discuss the following update on the current impact of COVID-19. Ralph Andretta, president and chief executive officer of Alliance Data, commented, "Alliance Data has been closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on our associates, our clients and our financial flexibility.…

Alliance Data Included In 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index For Second Consecutive Year

Alliance Data Systems Corporation, a leading provider of loyalty and marketing solutions derived from transaction-rich data, announced that it is one of 325 companies across 50 industries included in the 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI). The GEI expanded in 2020 to represent 42 countries and regions, including firms headquartered in the Czech Republic, New Zealand, Norway, Philippines, Poland, and Russia for the first time. Companies range from a variety of industries, including automotive, banking, consumer…

Alliance Data Announces Leadership Changes Within LoyaltyOne Business

Alliance Data Systems Corporation, a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions, announced the departure of executive vice president Bryan A. Pearson, effective as of August 9, 2019. Mr. Pearson served as president and CEO of LoyaltyOne® and as CEO of BrandLoyalty. LoyaltyOne owns and operates the AIR MILES® Reward Program, Canada's most recognized loyalty program; Netherlands-based BrandLoyalty, a global provider of tailor-made loyalty programs for grocers; and Precima®, a global retail…

Alliance Data Announces Share Exchange with ValueAct

ValueAct Maintains Investment Position While Reducing Voting Power Alliance Data Systems Corporation, a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions, announced its entry into an exchange agreement (the "Exchange Agreement") with ValueAct Holdings, L.P.  Pursuant to the terms of the agreement, ValueAct Capital Master Fund, L.P., Alliance Data's largest shareholder, exchanged 1,500,000 of its 5,207,646 shares of Alliance Data common stock (the "Common Stock") for 150,000 shares of Alliance Data's…

Publicis Groupe to Acquire Epsilon

Epsilon Is a Unique Technology and Platforms Company with Unparalleled Data Assets Built over Years Publicis Groupe announced it has entered into an agreement with Alliance Data Systems Corporation under which Publicis Groupe will acquire Alliance Data’s Epsilon business for a net purchase price of $3.95 billion after tax step-up (total cash consideration of $4.40bn) and build a strategic partnership with Alliance Data remaining business. This acquisition will accelerate the implementation of Publicis’ strategy to become…

Alliance Data Enters Into Definitive Agreement To Sell Its Epsilon Business To Publicis Groupe For $4.4 Billion

Expected net Proceeds of $3.5 Billion to Be Used for Share Repurchases and Debt Pay-Down Alliance Data Systems Corporation, a leading global provider of data-driven marketing and loyalty solutions, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Epsilon business to Publicis Groupe, one of the world's largest leading global marketing, creative and business transformation companies, for $4.4 billion in cash, representing an approximate 10X trailing 12-month EBITDA (adjusted) multiple. The transaction was…

AdTheorent Bolsters Executive Team with Appointment of Bill Todd as CRO, Formerly with Conversant

Company Poised for Continued Innovation and Rapid Growth AdTheorent, Inc., a digital advertising leader using advanced machine learning technology and solutions to deliver real-world value for advertisers and marketers, announced that Bill Todd has joined as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). In this role, he will lead the revenue organization including the sales, client services, strategy and marketing teams. In 2018, AdTheorent grew its year-over-year revenue by nearly 30% and Bill will help the company continue its…