BRIEF-Signet Jewelers to buy Zale Corp for $21/share in cash

Wed Feb 19, 2014 7:41am EST

Feb 19 (Reuters) -

* Signet Jewelers - entered into definitive agreement for signet to acquire all of issued and outstanding stock of Zale for $21.00 per share in cash

* Signet Jewelers ltd - deal to be also financed through other debt financing

* Signet Jewelers Ltd - Signet's offer represents a premium of 41% over Zale's closing price as of February 18, 2014 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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