Financial Services Software Company SS&C to Buy Intralinks

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SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc. SSNC 0.36% has agreed to buy Intralinks Holdings Inc. from Siris Capital Group LLC affiliates in a cash-and-stock deal worth about $1.5 billion.

The financial-services software provider said Thursday it would pay $1 billion in cash and $500 million in SS&C stock.

Windsor, Conn.-based SS&C said Frank Banker, Siris’s co-founder and managing partner, will join SS&C’s board in connection with the deal, which is expected to close in the fourth quarter.

Intralinks is a financial-data provider focused on assisting customers with deal making, capital raising and investor reporting. For the year ended June 30, Intralinks reported sales of $325 million and adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization of $132 million.

SS&C, founded in 1986, is an investment software provider for financial services and health-care companies.

SS&C shares rose 2% to $56.26 in Thursday trading.

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