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Alliance Data Systems Corp (ADS.N)

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20 May 2019
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

S&P places Publicis ratings on CreditWatch Negative on Epsilon acquisition
Tuesday, 16 Apr 2019 

April 16 (Reuters) - S&P statement on Publicis ::Publicis Groupe plans to acquire digital marketing agency Epsilon for $4.4 billion, and finance the transaction through cash on its balance sheet and debt issuance..  Full Article

Publicis hopes for return to positive growth in Q2
Monday, 15 Apr 2019 

April 15 (Reuters) - Publicis ::COMPANY BOSS SADOUN SAYS ALL ITS INDICATORS MAKES IT THINK IT SHOULD RETURN TO POSITIVE GROWTH IN Q2.  Full Article

Alliance Data Enters Into Definitive Agreement To Sell Its Epsilon Business To Publicis Groupe For $4.4 Bln
Sunday, 14 Apr 2019 

April 14 (Reuters) - Alliance Data Systems Corp ::ALLIANCE DATA ENTERS INTO DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT TO SELL ITS EPSILON® BUSINESS TO PUBLICIS GROUPE FOR $4.4 BILLION.ALLIANCE DATA ENTERS INTO DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT TO SELL ITS EPSILON® BUSINESS TO PUBLICIS GROUPE FOR $4.4 BILLION.DEFINITIVE AGREEMENT REACHED BASED ON VALUATION, CERTAINTY AND SPEED OF CLOSE, AND ALL-CASH TRANSACTION.EXPECTED NET PROCEEDS OF $3.5 BILLION TO BE USED FOR SHARE REPURCHASES AND DEBT PAY-DOWN.FULL YEAR RUN-RATE EARNINGS ON A PRO FORMA BASIS IS ACCRETIVE TO $22 CORE EPS GUIDANCE.SAYS TRANSACTION WAS UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED BY ALLIANCE DATA'S BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND IS EXPECTED TO CLOSE IN EARLY Q3 2019.ALLIANCE DATA SYSTEMS -ON A FULL-YEAR RUN-RATE BASIS, TRANSACTION WILL BE ACCRETIVE TO CORE EPS GUIDANCE OF $22 AND HIGHLY ACCRETIVE ON A GAAP BASIS.  Full Article

Publicis Confirms It Is Studying Potential Acquisition Of Epsilon
Monday, 1 Apr 2019 

April 1 (Reuters) - PUBLICIS GROUPE SA ::CONFIRMS THAT IT IS STUDYING POTENTIAL ACQUISITION OF EPSILON.GROUP CANNOT GIVE ANY INDICATION ON WHETHER A TRANSACTION WOULD MATERIALIZE OR NOT.CANNOT GIVE ANY INDICATION, SHOULD GROUP DECIDE TO MAKE AN OFFER, WHICH TERMS AND CONDITIONS WILL APPLY.  Full Article

Alliance Data Signs New Multi-Yr Agreement With Sephora To Launch Private Label & Co-Brand Credit Card Program
Thursday, 14 Mar 2019 

March 14 (Reuters) - Alliance Data Systems Corp ::ALLIANCE DATA SIGNS NEW MULTI-YEAR AGREEMENT WITH BEAUTY INDUSTRY INNOVATOR SEPHORA TO LAUNCH PRIVATE LABEL AND CO- BRAND CREDIT CARD PROGRAM.  Full Article

Alliance Data Exploring Sale Of Epsilon
Tuesday, 27 Nov 2018 

Nov 27 (Reuters) - Alliance Data Systems Corp ::ALLIANCE DATA EXPLORING STRATEGIC ALTERNATIVES FOR EPSILON.STRATEGIC ALTERNATIVES INCLUDE A POTENTIAL SALE OF BUSINESS.EXPLORING STRATEGIC ALTERNATIVES FOR ITS EPSILON BUSINESS, INCLUDING ITS DIGITAL MEDIA ARM CONVERSANT.HAS RETAINED EVERCORE AS A FINANCIAL ADVISOR IN CONNECTION WITH ITS EXPLORATION OF STRATEGIC ALTERNATIVES FOR EPSILON.FOLLOWING ANY POTENTIAL DEAL, PLAN TO USE IMPROVED CAPITAL STRUCTURE TO ACCELERATE GROWTH AND REALIGN FOR ALLIANCE DATA 2.0.INTENDS TO APPLY NET PROCEEDS FROM ANY POSSIBLE SALE FOR DELEVERAGING & RETURNING CAPITAL TO STOCKHOLDERS .  Full Article

Epsilon Says Signed New Multiyear Agreement With Dunkin' Brands
Thursday, 8 Nov 2018 

Nov 8 (Reuters) - Alliance Data Systems Corp ::EPSILON SAYS SIGNED NEW MULTIYEAR AGREEMENT WITH DUNKIN' BRANDS.  Full Article

Alliance Data Announces Stock Repurchase Program
Monday, 30 Jul 2018 

July 30 (Reuters) - Alliance Data Systems Corp ::ALLIANCE DATA ANNOUNCES STOCK REPURCHASE PROGRAM.ALLIANCE DATA SYSTEMS CORP - BOARD APPROVES NEW $500 MILLION STOCK REPURCHASE PROGRAM THROUGH JULY 31, 2019.ALLIANCE DATA SYSTEMS - REPURCHASES WILL BE FINANCED PRIMARILY THROUGH FREE CASH FLOW.ALLIANCE DATA SYSTEMS - NEW SHARE REPURCHASE PROGRAM BEGINNING AUG 1 TO REPLACE CURRENT PROGRAM THAT EXPIRES JULY 31.  Full Article

Alliance Data's Card Services Business Extends Agreement With Victoria's Secret
Tuesday, 17 Jul 2018 

July 17 (Reuters) - Alliance Data Systems Corp ::ALLIANCE DATA'S CARD SERVICES BUSINESS EXTENDS AGREEMENT WITH LONG-TERM BRAND PARTNER VICTORIA'S SECRET, PART OF L BRANDS AND A TOP-FIVE ALLIANCE DATA CLIENT.ALLIANCE DATA SYSTEMS CORP - CO'S COLUMBUS, OHIO-BASED CARD SERVICES BUSINESS SIGNED A LONG-TERM RENEWAL AGREEMENT WITH VICTORIA'S SECRET.  Full Article

Alliance Data Systems Signed Agreement To Provide Private Label Credit Services For Wyndham Vacation Clubs
Tuesday, 12 Jun 2018 

June 12 (Reuters) - Alliance Data Systems Corp ::ALLIANCE DATA SYSTEMS-COLUMBUS, OHIO-BASED CARD SERVICES BUSINESS SIGNED AGREEMENT TO PROVIDE PRIVATE LABEL CREDIT SERVICES FOR WYNDHAM VACATION CLUBS.  Full Article

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Advertising group Publicis' shares boosted by $4.4 billion Epsilon deal

PARIS Publicis' shares rose on Monday as analysts welcomed the French advertising company's $4.4 billion takeover of marketing and data company Epsilon.