Valassis Communications Inc. ( VCI ) is a Michigan based media and advertising company specializing in direct marketing services. On December 18, 2013, the company received a $34.04 cash tender offer from Harland Clarke Holdings Corp., a private marketing and integrated payment solutions provider located in San Antonio, Texas. The deal closed in early February after receiving the necessary minimum condition and regulatory approvals. The Fund earned a 4.18% return.
From Mario Gabelli ( Trades , Portfolio )'s first quarter 2014 ABC Fund commentary.About GuruFocus: GuruFocus.com tracks the stocks picks and portfolio holdings of the world's best investors. This value investing site offers stock screeners and valuation tools. And publishes daily articles tracking the latest moves of the world's best investors. GuruFocus also provides promising stock ideas in 3 monthly newsletters sent to Premium Members .
This article first appeared on GuruFocus .