NICE Acquires Cloud-Based Analytics Company Mattersight

NICE Ltd. has agreed to acquire Mattersight Corp., a Chicago-based provider of cloud-based analytics for customer service organizations, in a $90 million deal that values the latter at $2.70 per share. Chicago-based Mattersight provides SaaS-based enterprise behavioral analytics software. Founded in 1994, and formerly named eLoyalty, the software company began trading on the Nasdaq in Jan 2011 under the ticker symbol MATR.