NEW YORK, 21 of NOVEMBER 2022 – PRNewswire/ — Atento S.A. (the “Company”) (NYSE: ATTO) confirmed that on November 18, 2022, MCI Capital, LC commenced a tender offer to purchase up to 1,525,000 of the Company’s ordinary shares at a price of $5.00 per share in cash (the “Tender Offer”).
The Board of Directors of the Company is evaluating the Tender Offer and determining whether it will recommend that stockholders accept or reject the Tender Offer, or whether it expresses no opinion and remains neutral toward the Tender Offer. The Company will notify stockholders of the Board’s formal recommendation on or before December 5, 2022, by filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission a solicitation/recommendation statement on Schedule 14D-9. The Company’s stockholders are advised to take no action at this time pending the review of the Tender Offer by the Board.
Important Additional Information
This press release does not constitute an offer to buy or solicitation of an offer to sell any securities. The Company will file a solicitation/recommendation statement on Schedule 14D-9 relating to the Tender Offer with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). BEFORE MAKING ANY INVESTMENT DECISION, INVESTORS ARE URGED TO READ THE SCHEDULE 14D-9 AND ANY OTHER RELEVANT DOCUMENTS FILED WITH THE SEC CAREFULLY AND IN THEIR ENTIRETY WHEN THEY BECOME AVAILABLE BECAUSE THEY WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION. These materials will be available at the Company’s Investor Relations website at https://investors.atento.com/. In addition, all of these materials (and all other tender offer documents filed with the SEC) will be available at no charge from the SEC through its website at www.sec.gov.
Atento is the largest provider of customer relationship management and business process outsourcing (“CRM BPO”) services in Latin America, and one of the top providers globally. Atento is also a leading provider of nearshoring CRM BPO services to companies that carry out their activities in the United States. Since 1999, the company has developed its business model in 14 countries where it employs approximately 150,000 people. Atento has over 400 clients to whom it offers a wide range of CRM BPO services through multiple channels. Atento’s clients are mostly leading multinational corporations in sectors such as telecommunications, banking and financial services, health, retail and public administrations, among others. Atento’s shares trade under the symbol ATTO on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). In 2019, Atento was named one of the World’s 25 Best Multinational Workplaces and one of the Best Multinationals to Work for in Latin America by Great Place to Work®. Also, in 2021 Everest named Atento as a star performer: Gartner named the company as a leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant. For more information visit www.atento.com