Acxiom’s deal with Silver Lake Partners and ValueAct Capital of a US$2,5 bn dollar buyout was cancelled after a sharp decline in the value of Acxiom’s shares.  The FT reported that the demise of the deal is the latest in a series of problems for leveraged buy-outs agreed before the recent credit squeeze.  Acxiom’s shareprice dropped 35% since September 4th.    Source: Financial Times Oct. 02, 2007

BIIA Newsletter Septemeber – 2007 Issue