Harte Hanks announces sale of Trillium business

|About: Harte Hanks Inc. (HHS)|By:, SA News Editor

Harte Hanks (NYSE:HHS) announced that Syncsort, a global leader in Big Iron to Big Data solutions, will acquire Trillium Software business for $112M in cash.

"Our announcement today is the result of a comprehensive process to maximize the value of the Trillium Software business in the growing Data Quality and Data Governance segment," stated Karen Puckett, Chief Executive Officer. "Now Harte Hanks can wholly focus resources on our core strengths and capitalize on our unique combination of marketing strategy, analytics, and execution capabilities. The sale of Trillium Software, along with the cost reduction program we implemented in 2016, provides Harte Hanks with a stronger balance sheet as we move the Company on its path toward revenue stability and historically strong cash flows and improved profitability."

Net proceeds from the sale will be utilised to retire its outstanding credit facility.

HHS +10.47% premarket.

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