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Vienna Parent Corporation Announces Acquisition Agreement with TSR, Inc. for $29 Million

Vienna Parent Corporation Announces Acquisition Agreement with TSR, Inc. for $29 Million
TSR, Inc. to be Acquired by Founder of BCforward

Vienna Parent Corporation, led by Justin Christian, unveils its acquisition agreement with TSR, Inc., a prominent provider of information technology staffing solutions, signaling a strategic move to broaden service capabilities and foster growth.

  1. Acquisition Agreement Overview:
    • Vienna Parent’s definitive agreement to acquire TSR for $29 million, representing a premium of 73.8% to TSR’s closing price.
    • Commencement of a tender offer by Vienna Sub to purchase all outstanding shares of TSR.
  2. Background and Leadership:
    • Overview of TSR, founded in 1969, and its reputation as a national provider of IT staffing solutions.
    • Justin Christian’s role as CEO and founder of BCforward, a leading workforce management solutions firm.
  3. Strategic Rationale:
    • Justin Christian’s vision for synergies between BCforward and TSR, aiming to enhance client offerings and drive growth.
    • Bradley Tirpak’s endorsement of BCforward’s cultural alignment with TSR and potential for expanded service offerings.
  4. Leadership Perspectives:
    • Thomas Salerno’s perspective on the transformation of TSR into a tech-savvy, employee-centric staffing firm.
    • Confidence in future growth prospects through collaboration with BCforward.
  5. Terms of the Agreement:
    • Details of the merger agreement, including the tender offer price of $13.40 per share in cash.
    • Approval by the boards of directors of both companies and expected timeline for closing in the third quarter of 2024.
  6. Financing and Regulatory Aspects:
    • Commitment from First Merchants Bank for financing up to $24 million, supplemented by Vienna Parent’s cash reserves.
    • Absence of financing conditions or regulatory approvals for the transaction.
  7. Advisory and Legal Representation:
    • FOCUS Investment Banking and Shulman Rogers serving as financial and legal advisors to TSR, respectively.
    • Chessiecap Securities, Inc. providing a fairness opinion to TSR’s Board of Directors.
    • Ice Miller LLP acting as legal counsel to Vienna Parent and Vienna Sub.

The acquisition agreement between Vienna Parent Corporation and TSR, Inc. represents a strategic milestone in the evolution of both companies, poised to unlock synergies and propel growth in the information technology staffing solutions sector.