Seamless and simple cloud communications and collaboration solutions for customers
"Digital transformation is rapidly changing business models in every industry and every corner of the globe, opening the door to disruptive opportunities for companies to grow and compete. For businesses, moving to a cloud communications and collaboration system inside their own organizations is a natural first step on their digital transformation journey," said
Stronger together with rich cloud culture and offering
With the market moving further and faster to a cloud footing, McBee highlighted the success ShoreTel's management team and employees have had in transforming their business to meet changing customer needs and delivering an exceptional customer experience.
"In an apps economy and IoT world that depends on real-time communications, providing an agile, responsive and brilliantly simple customer experience becomes wildly important," said McBee. "Don Joos and the entire ShoreTel team have institutionalized and mobilized that mantra, and put in place a cloud-first portfolio we are excited to take to customers globally, and a cloud-culture and organization we are thrilled to embrace and expand in Mitel."
Stronger together, with highly complementary cloud architectures,
Seamless solutions to take all customers to the cloud with lifecycle support
Consistent with Mitel's vision of providing customers with seamless communications and collaboration, a design philosophy of always providing customers a technology path to the future, and a corporate commitment to ensuring business continuity,
"Regardless if you are a small business owner or the IT director for a Fortune 500 company, digitally transforming your organization to leverage business applications in the cloud, connect remote workers, and access collaboration tools that work in and out of the office, can be daunting. But it doesn't have to mean ripping out everything already in place or stranding investments already made," said
In conjunction with the closing of the acquisition,
BMO Capital Markets led the new term loan facility with Citizens Bank, N.A., HSBC Bank Canada and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce serving as Joint Lead Arrangers and Joint Bookrunners. Citizens Bank, N.A., led the amendment of the existing facilities and will act as administrative agent for both the existing and new facilities. EA Markets LLC acted as Mitel's independent financial advisor in conjunction with the arrangement and structuring of the financing.
Transaction Information for ShoreTel Stockholders
Mitel's previously announced tender offer ("Offer") to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of ShoreTel common stock expired at
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Camille Beasley, Media