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Dec 9, 2020
Cardtronics Confirms Receipt of Proposal from Apollo Global Management and Hudson Executive Capital to Acquire the Company

HOUSTON, Dec. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cardtronics plc (“Cardtronics” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: CATM) today confirmed that it has received a proposal from funds managed by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, Inc. and Hudson Executive Capital LP to acquire all of the outstanding shares of the Company for $31.00 per share in cash.

Given his role as Founder & Managing Partner of Hudson Executive Capital LP, Douglas Braunstein has recused himself from any discussions that the Cardtronics Board of Directors has had regarding any transaction. The other members of the Cardtronics Board of Directors will review and assess the terms of the proposal.

No specific timetable has been set and there can be no assurances that the review of this proposal will result in the consummation of any agreement or transaction. The Company does not intend to make any further public comments regarding this matter unless and until the Cardtronics Board of Directors approves a specific course of action or has otherwise determined that further disclosure is appropriate or required by applicable law.

Cardtronics has retained Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC as its financial advisor and Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP and Ashurst LLP as its legal advisors.

Forward-Looking Statements

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About Cardtronics (Nasdaq: CATM)

Cardtronics is the trusted leader in financial self-service, enabling cash transactions at over 285,000 ATMs across 10 countries in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Africa. Leveraging our unmatched scale, expertise, and innovation, top-tier merchants and businesses of all sizes use our ATM solutions to drive growth, in-store traffic, and retail transactions. Financial services providers rely on Cardtronics to deliver superior service at their own ATMs, on Cardtronics ATMs where they place their brand, and through Cardtronics' Allpoint Network, the world’s largest retail-based surcharge-free ATM network, with over 55,000 locations. As champions of cash, Cardtronics converts digital currency into physical cash, driving payments choice for businesses and consumers alike. To learn more about Cardtronics, visit and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

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Source: Cardtronics USA, Inc.