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Getty Images Buyout Gets Shareholder Approval

dollar camera.jpgGetty Images is one step closer to being acquired by private equity firm Hellman & Friedman in the deal valued at $2.4 billion that we told you about back in February. At a special meeting held today at Getty Images’ Seattle headquarters, the company’s stockholders voted to adopt the merger agreement, under which stockholders will receive $34.00 in cash for each share of Getty Images common stock. The company affirmed today that it expects the deal to close during the week of June 30.

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