Thoma Bravo

Attachmate Buys Software Firm Novell for $2.2 Billion

Software and computing services company Novell will sell itself to Attachmate for about $2.2 billion. The $6.10 per share price represents a premium of 28% to Novell's closing price on March 2, a day prior to the public disclosure of Elliott Associates' proposal to acquire Novell for $5.75 per share.

Software Security Firm Double-Take Agrees to Buyout

In late 2006, software security firm Double-Take Software went public. Now, the company is going private again with a a $242 million buyout from private-equity firm Thoma Bravo, which will merge it with Vision Solutions.