June 2 (Reuters) - Sage Group Plc ::Disposal of North American payments business.Announces sale of its North American payments business to GTCR LLC.Says enterprise valuation for transaction is $260 mln of which $240 mln is payable as cash on completion and remaining $20 mln as deferred consideration.Transaction is subject to certain completion conditions and is expected to complete in next 3 months.Proceeds will be used to reduce net debt and invested in growth.
Sage Group Plc : Group organic revenue increased by 6.0% in q3 . Weakening of sterling at end of q3 will generate a slight fx tailwind for FY16 if current exchange rates were to prevail for rest of year . Organic recurring revenue grew by 10.1% for year to date . Remains confident of meeting fy16 full year guidance: delivering at least 6% organic revenue growth and 27% organic operating margin. .Do not expect there to be a material impact from EU referendum on underlying operating performance of business.