Monday, January 03, 2011

News: Francisco partners completes Grass Valley Acquisition

via Post Magazine:

NEVADA CITY, CA — Technology focused investment company Francisco Partners has completed the closing process with Technicolor and finalized the acquisition of the Grass Valley Broadcast & Professional business. Terms of the sale include 100 percent ownership of the current Grass Valley Broadcast & Professional business.

The acquisition includes the camera, content repurposing, editing, master control, modular, news production, production automation, production switchers, routing, and video servers product lines; the R&D centers and factories around the world; the sales & systems activities and customer support organization; and the management and administrative support functions dedicated to the business.

Grass Valley has set up a Website ( with complete details of the acquisition and how it affects customers. This site allows visitors to view or download public documents. There’s also a special email address for questions or comments (, which will be answered by senior VP, Jeff Rosica.

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