TEANECK, New Jersey, September 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ness Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: NSTC and TASE: NSTC), a global provider of IT services and solutions, announced today that the company's proposed merger with an affiliate of Citi Venture Capital International (CVCI), a global private equity investment fund, is now expected to close next month. The parties are working towards completing the merger as soon as possible, subject to the satisfaction or waiver of all closing conditions. The company currently expects to complete the merger in October. About Ness Technologies Ness Technologies (NASDAQ: NSTC and TASE: NSTC) is a global provider of IT and business services and solutions with specialized expertise in software product engineering; and system integration, application development, consulting and software distribution. Ness delivers its portfolio of solutions and services using a global delivery model combining offshore, near-shore and local teams. With about 7,000 employees, Ness has operations in North America, Europe, Israel and India, has customers in over 20 countries, and partners with numerous software and hardware vendors worldwide. For more information about Ness, visit http://www.ness.com. About Citi Venture Capital International CVCI is a leader in global emerging markets private equity investing, and currently manages over $7 billion in equity investments and committed capital. CVCI has an internationally integrated investment team with over 45 professionals worldwide with a local presence in Singapore, Mumbai, New Delhi, Hong Kong, London, New York and Santiago. CVCI-advised funds have made significant investments in Business Services and Cross-Border Outsourcing companies and have an established track record of investments in this sector and a global perspective of the trends and drivers in the industry. Over the last decade, funds and entities advised by CVCI have invested in business services and IT Services companies in China, the U.S., India, Mexico, and Korea. CVCI is part of Citi Capital Advisors. Citi Capital Advisors is a global alternative asset management platform that offers a broad range of innovative strategies and products to select institutional and ultra-high-net-worth investors.
Ness Technologies (Nasdaq:NSTC) hit a new 52-week high Tuesday as it is currently trading at $7.74, above its previous 52-week high of $7.73 with 1.2 million shares traded as of 2:30 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 418,100 shares over the past 30 days.
Ness Technologies (Nasdaq:NSTC) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it is currently trading at $7.72, above its previous 52-week high of $7.71 with 226,052 shares traded as of four p.m. ET. Average volume has been 828,000 shares over the past 30 days.
Ness Technologies (Nasdaq:NSTC) hit a new 52-week high Wednesday as it is currently trading at $7.64, above its previous 52-week high of $7.63 with 318,367 shares traded as of 11:37 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 626,800 shares over the past 30 days.
Shares of Ness Technologies (Nasdaq:NSTC) were gapping up Monday morning with an open price 13.8% higher than Friday's closing price. The stock closed at $6.68 yesterday and opened today's trading at $7.60.