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Premiere Global Services, Inc. (PGI)

  • Dec. 3, 2013, 5:34 PM
    • Premiere Global Services (PGI) acquires SMB-focused conferencing/collaboration provider Powwownow for $52.6M in cash.
    • The company states the acquisition positions it as the second largest independent conferencing/collaboration provider in Europe.
    • Powwownow serves 240K active users in the U.K., France, and Germany with an annual revenue run-rate of $22M.
    • Management affirms that 2013 results will be in the ranges provided in Oct., with revenue of $523M-$525M and EPS of $0.78-$0.79. 2014 revenue is seen at $560M-$570M (vs. consensus of $546.5M) and EPS at $0.85-$0.88 ($0.81), with SaaS-based product sales growing over 50% Y/Y to over 10% of the overall revenue run-rate by year end.
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  • Sep. 5, 2013, 10:42 AM
    • PGi (PGI +2.5%) acquires ACT Teleconferencing for $44M.  ACT operates in 8 countries in North America, Europe and Asia and has a projected annual revenue run-rate of $45M.
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Company Description
Premiere Global Services Inc is a provider of conferencing and collaboration solutions that enable companies and individuals to meet and collaborate in virtual manner.