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  • Aug. 31, 2015, 7:13 AM
    • The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ:CG) offers to acquire Blyth (NYSE:BTH) for $6 per share in a deal valued at $98M.
    • The transaction is expected to close in Q4.
    • The offer from Carlyle is more than double the $2.92 closing price of shares of Blyth on Friday.
    | Aug. 31, 2015, 7:13 AM | 1 Comment
  • Nov. 15, 2013, 3:53 PM
    • CVSL (CVSL -13.3%) investment committee chairman John Rochon, Jr. said that he continues to believe a merger of CVSL and Blyth (BTH -2.5%) is in the best interests of both companies' shareholders. "We will amplify our proposal to Blyth in due course ... Based on Blyth's board's initial comments, it is not clear to us that they have a full understanding of our proposal," he said.
    • Blyth's board rejected CVSL's $16.75/share takeover proposal earlier today, citing a number of concerns relating to the debt/equity-based financing of the proposed transaction.
    | Nov. 15, 2013, 3:53 PM
  • Nov. 15, 2013, 9:31 AM
    • Blyth's (BTH -0.8%) board rejects the unsolicited conditional proposal from CVSL to acquire the company.
    • The board noted that the offer was not supported by any committed financing, would require Blyth shareholders to accept CVSL equity, and would leverage Blyth to finance the acquisition.
    | Nov. 15, 2013, 9:31 AM | 3 Comments
  • Oct. 29, 2013, 11:33 AM
    • Blyth confirms yesterday's rumors that CVSL (CVSL +18.5%) has made an unsolicited proposal to acquire the company at $16.75/share (payable in cash or CVSL shares).
    • The proposal is conditioned on diligence and negotiation of a definitive agreement.
    • Blyth (BTH -5.1%) shares are off slightly due to concerns of the feasibility of the acquisition following a 27% spike yesterday.
    | Oct. 29, 2013, 11:33 AM
  • Oct. 28, 2013, 4:04 PM
    • Shares of Blyth (BTH +27%) spike minutes before the close after rumor spreads that CVSL has offered $16.75/share for the company.
    | Oct. 28, 2013, 4:04 PM
  • Oct. 1, 2012, 4:58 PM

    Blyth (BTH) +12.5% AH after announcing it has reached a deal to defer the full purchase of its ViSalus subsidiary, in which Blythe owns a 73% stake, until April 2014, and that the purchase price will be based on ViSalus' 2013 EBITDA. In addition, Blyth has agreed to new 5-year contracts with ViSalus' CEO and CMO. Blyth was crushed last week after ViSalus withdrew its IPO. (earlier)

    | Oct. 1, 2012, 4:58 PM
  • Jan. 13, 2012, 3:26 PM

    Blyth (BTH +12.3%) jumps after saying its agreed to buy the remaining interest of its ViSalus Holdings unit in an all-stock transaction. Prior to the purchase the company had held an approximate 71.7% interest in ViSalus.

    | Jan. 13, 2012, 3:26 PM