BMC Software Mergers and Acquisitions Summary
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BMC Software has acquired 27 companies of its own, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 8 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

BMC Software’s largest acquisition to date was in 2008, when it acquired BladeLogic for $800M. BMC Software has acquired in 8 different US states, and 6 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (85%) and information technology (12%).

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BMC Software, Inc.

2101 Citywest Boulevard,
Houston, Texas 77042
United States,
(713) 918-8800
www.bmc.com

BMC Software is a systems software provider which helps enterprise organizations manage and optimize information technology across cloud, hybrid, on-premise, and mainframe environments. Over the past 38 years, BMC has consistently expanded its scope alongside constantly evolving IT markets to address the ever-changing needs of the global enterprise. Today the company serves more than 10,000 customers worldwide, including 92% of the Forbes® Global 100. Recently, BMC was also recognized as one of America's best employers for the third consecutive year by Forbes. BMC Software was formed in 1980 and is based in Houston, Texas.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 23 2 - - 1 - 26
vol $2.5B $2.5B
Sell # - - - - - - 0
  26

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Largest BladeLogic, Inc.
$800M (2008-03-17)
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Software M&A - Last 3 Years

BMC Software was acquired by KKR on May 29, 2018.

When analyzing the software sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 733 software companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 50 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 17 have acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic software acquirer over the past 3 years is Volaris Group, with 15 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the software sector over the past 3 years is Accel-KKR with 12 platform acquisitions.


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