Blackbaud to Review Unsolicited Proposal from Clearlake Capital Group

Press Release from Blackbaud Inc.

CHARLESTON, S.C., April 15, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB), the leading provider of software for powering social impact, today confirmed that it has received an unsolicited, non-binding proposal from Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., a current stockholder of the Company, to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Blackbaud for $80.00 per share in cash.

Consistent with its fiduciary duties and in consultation with its independent financial and legal advisors, the Blackbaud Board of Directors will carefully evaluate the proposal to determine the course of action that it believes is in the best interest of the Company and all Blackbaud stockholders.

Blackbaud stockholders are not required to take any action at this time.

About Blackbaud
Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB) is the leading software provider exclusively dedicated to powering social impact. Serving the nonprofit and education sectors, companies committed to social responsibility and individual change makers, Blackbaud's essential software is built to accelerate impact in fundraising, nonprofit financial management, digital giving, grantmaking, corporate social responsibility and education management. With millions of users and over $100 billion raised, granted or managed through Blackbaud platforms every year, Blackbaud's solutions are unleashing the potential of the people and organizations who change the world. Blackbaud has been named to Newsweek's list of America's Most Responsible Companies, Quartz's list of Best Companies for Remote Workers, and Forbes' list of America's Best Employers. A remote-first company, Blackbaud has operations in the United States, Australia, Canada, Costa Rica and the United Kingdom, supporting users in 100+ countries. Learn more at www.blackbaud.com or follow us on X/Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and Facebook.

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