private equity

UK AI Security Firm Darktrace Acquired By Private Equity Group

Thoma Bravo agrees to acquire Darktrace for $5.32 billion in cash, delivering some welcome news for founding investor Dr Mike…

3 months ago

Toshiba Approves $14bn Private Equity Takeover

Japanese conglomerate Toshiba set to go private after successful $14 billion offer from private equity firm JIP

10 months ago

Toshiba Receives $15bn Buy Out Bid – Report

Consortium led by Japan Industrial Partners submits bid to purchase Toshiba for $15bn, but reportedly has no banking approval for…

2 years ago

Elon Musk Raises His Contribution To Twitter Acquisition

But one of Elon Musk's biggest backers on the Twitter board has tendered his resignation after Twitter shareholders voted to…

2 years ago

Musk In Talks With Thoma Bravo Over Joint Twitter Bid – Report

Media report suggests Elon Musk is in talks with private equity group Thoma Bravo about partnering up for possible Twitter…

2 years ago

Toshiba Says It Will Seek Buyout Offers

Strategic options. Japanese conglomerate shares rise after Toshiba says it will solicit deal offers, including buyout offers

2 years ago

Musk Secures $46.5 Billion Funding For Twitter Takeover

World's wealthiest man Elon Musk puts up $33.5 billion of his own money, as he readies for boardroom battle over…

2 years ago

Twitter Adopts Poison Pill To Fend Off Elon Musk

Unwanted advances. Unsolicited takeover offer from Elon Musk sees Twitter board last week adopt a poison pill to thwart his…

2 years ago

Citrix Merges With Tibco In $16.5bn Deal

After years of activist shareholder pressure, Citrix is being acquired by a private equity group and will then be merged…

2 years ago

LogMeIn To Spin Off LassPass As Separate Cloud Security Firm

Six years after it acquired LassPass for $110 million, LogMeIn says it will spin out the unit as a separate…

3 years ago

Toshiba Consults With Private Equity Firms Over ‘Strategic Ideas’

Where do we go from here? Japanese conglomerate Toshiba is in talks with at least four private equity firms for…

3 years ago

Verizon Sells Internet Icons AOL, Yahoo

Expensive ownership of Internet icons AOL and Yahoo comes to an end, after Verizon announces sale to private equity group

3 years ago

ICANN Halts .Org Sale To Private Equity Group

Domain supervisor ICANN 'withholds consent' for the sale of the .org domain registry to a private equity firm, following months…

4 years ago

Symantec Consumer Division Sale To Equity Firms – Report

Private equity groups sniff around remaining consumer division of Symantec, after enterprise sale to Broadcom

5 years ago

HPE ‘In Talks’ To Offload Software Division

No comment from HPE amid another report it is to sell its software division, including Autonomy

8 years ago

EBay Enterprise Sell-Off Deal Close

Another private equity group reportedly close to buying eBay Enterprise unit, as PayPal spinoff nears completion

9 years ago

Tibco Goes Private After £2.6bn Buyout

Tibco Software becomes the latest enterprise software provider to be acquired by a private equity firm

10 years ago

Websense Agrees Buyout Deal With Private Equity Firm

Another tech firm is to remove itself from the stock market, as Websense opts for a £600m buyout deal

11 years ago

BMC Bows To Shareholder Pressure And Agrees Sale

BMC is to escape the pressures of being a publicly listed company by selling itself to private equity buyers

11 years ago

Blackstone Withdraws From Dell Buyout Race

Blackstone has stopped chasing Dell, removing a potential hurdle for Michael Dell's privatisation of the company

11 years ago

Michael Dell To Use Personal Fortune For Buyout

Michael Dell will reportedly use his own personal fortune to regain control of the tech vendor

11 years ago

Microsoft Joins Dell Buyout Push: Report

Microsoft is reportedly willing to invest as much as £1.9bn in the efforts to take Dell private again

11 years ago

Seagate Considers Potential Buyout Offer

Seagate is considering going private in a multi billion dollar deal after receiving approaches from private equity firms

14 years ago