On January 17, 2019, The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing that the United Kingdom Financial Conduct Authority (the “FCA”) provided notice in writing for the purposes of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 that it has approved the change in control of Dun & Bradstreet Limited applicable to the Company’s proposed merger transaction with an investor group led by CC Capital, Cannae Holdings, Bilcar, LLC, Black Knight, Inc. and funds affiliated with Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. (the “Investor Group”). The receipt of FCA approval satisfies the last remaining condition to the commencement of the fifteen business day marketing period contemplated by the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of August 8, 2018, by and among the Company, Star Parent, L.P. and Star Merger Sub, Inc., which contractual marketing period began on January 17, 2019 and will end on February 7, 2019, unless earlier waived.
The proposed merger transaction remains subject to certain other customary closing conditions and is expected to close no later than February 11, 2019, two business days after expiration of the marketing period. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
Source: Dun & Bradstreet SEC Filing