NCS Multistage Finalizes Acquisition of Spectrum Tracer Services


HOUSTON, Sept. 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NCS Multistage Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:NCSM) announced today that it has finalized its acquisition of Spectrum Tracer Services, LLC. NCS previously announced, on August 30, 2017, that it entered into a merger agreement to acquire Spectrum.

The merger consideration of $80 million, on a cash-free, debt-free basis, was comprised of approximately $73 million of cash and approximately 0.4 million NCS shares, subject to certain other adjustments. An earn-out provision could provide up to $12.5 million in additional cash consideration if certain financial performance measures related to Spectrum’s operations are achieved.

Vinson & Elkins L.L.P. provided legal advice to NCS. Simmons & Company International, Energy Specialists of Piper Jaffray & Co., acted as exclusive financial advisor and Johnson & Jones, P.C. acted as legal advisor to Spectrum in the transaction.

About NCS Multistage

NCS Multistage Holdings, Inc. is a leading provider of highly engineered products and support services that facilitate the optimization of oil and natural gas well completions and field development strategies. The Company provides products and services to exploration and production companies for use in horizontal wells in unconventional oil and natural gas formations throughout North America and in selected international markets, including Argentina, China and Russia. The Company’s common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol “NCSM”. Additional information is available on the Company’s website,

About Spectrum Tracer Services

Spectrum Tracer Services, LLC is a downhole chemical and radioactive (“RA”) tracer technology company specializing in well completion diagnostics and reservoir characterization. Spectrum’s fracture fluid identifier tracers (“FFITM”), oil-soluble tracers (“OSTTM”) and Natural Gas Tracers (“NTTM”), enable efficient, cost-effective downhole diagnostics, providing oil and gas operators with critical data to efficiently optimize reservoir development and production. Spectrum provides its services throughout North America. For more information about Spectrum, visit

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