Visual Sciences Acquired By Omniture

San Diego-based Visual Sciences, a firm which provides web analytics services to companies, has been acquired by Utah-based competitor Omniture. Omniture said late Thursday that it will pay a combined $394M in stock and cash for Visual Sciences, made up for $2.39 per share in cash plus 0.49 shares of its stock for each share of Visual Sciences. The transaction is expected to close in early to mid 2008. Visual Sciences was formerly known as WebSideStory.