Cision to go public by merging with Mark Ein blank-check company

Cision, Mark Ein, merger, M&A, private equity
  • Capitol Acquisitions Corp III went public in 2015; it had 24 months to buy a company
  • Cision to receive $325 million from Capitol Acquisition Corp III
  • GTCR will retain majority of combined Cision-Capitol Acquisition Corp III
Cision, a GTCR portfolio company, is going public but not through an IPO. Instead, Cision is merging with a blank-check company from investor Mark Ein. Cision, the Chicago media-and-marketing software firm, is combining with Capitol Acquisition Corp III. Terms weren’t disclosed ...

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