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Norway’s Vizrt gets $370 mln private equity bid-Reuters

(Reuters) – Private equity firm Nordic Capital has agreed to take over Norwegian broadcasting technology firm Vizrt at a 32 percent premium compared to its previous closing price, valuing the firm at around 2.5 billion crowns ($370 million.)

Owners holding 51.5 percent of Vizrt’s shares have agreed to back the deal while the firm’s board unanimously back the deal, the firm said in a statement.