TITLE

VMware Will Buy SpringSource

AUTHOR(S)
Marino, Jonathan
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;8/17/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 33, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decision of VMware to purchase privately-held SpringSource, a developer of application and management software. VMware is an operational software company based in California. In this deal, VMware will buy SpringSource for approximately 362 million U.S. dollars in cash and equity plus the assumption of roughly 58 million U.S. dollars of unvested stock and options.
ACCESSION #
44148343

 

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