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InsideArbitrage Potential Deal Alert: DocuSign (DOCU) Explores A Sale

  • December 18, 2023


StockDocuSign, Inc.SymbolDOCU
Date Announced12/15/2023Source Wall Street Journal
TypeNews Report

According to WSJ, E-signature company DocuSign (DOCU) is working with advisers to explore a sale.

DocuSign Investor Relations


January 11, 2024: According to Reuters, Bain Capital and Hellman & Friedman are competing to acquire DocuSign (DOCU).

February 1, 2024: According to Bloomberg, Several Wall Street banks including JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Bank of America Corp. have held talks to provide as much as $8 billion in financing for a buyout of DocuSign (DOCU) that values the company at around $13 billion. Jefferies Financial Group Inc. and Deutsche Bank AG are also among the lenders considering a role in funding what would be the largest leveraged buyout of the year so far.

February 5, 2024: According to Reuters,  Bain Capital and Hellman & Friedman have cooled in their pursuit of DocuSign Inc (DOCU), over disagreements on how much they should pay to acquire the provider of online signature services. The private equity firms, which were competing to buy DocuSign, have not been able to agree on a deal price with the company.

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