BMC Software, Inc.

2101 Citywest Boulevard,
Houston, Texas 77042
United States,
(713) 918-8800

BMC Software is a software vendor focused on delivering comprehensive e-business systems management software. BMC Software was formed in 1980 and is based in Houston, Texas.

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Year ≤ '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 23 - 2 - - - 25
vol $2.5B $2.5B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0

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BMC Software was acquired by Golden Gate Capital And Bain Capital Private Equity on September 11, 2013.

BMC Software has acquired 26 companies of its own, including 4 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 (88%) and information technology (8%).

When analyzing the software sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 779 software companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 60 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 14 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic software acquirer over the past 3 years is Aptean, with 14 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the software sector over the past 3 years is The Carlyle Group with 10 platform acquisitions.

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