BMC Software Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Software Company

BMC Software has acquired 29 companies of its own, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 10 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 9 different US states, and 6 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (82%) and information technology (15%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity27
    • M&A Buy Activity27
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 10
  • M&A Advisors 6

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 ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 25 - - 1 - 1 27
vol $2.5B $2.5B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  27

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Compuware Corp. 2020-03-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Detroit, Michigan · www.compuware.com
CorreLog, Inc. 2018-10-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Naples, Florida · www.correlog.com
Boundary, Inc. 2015-08-18 - Add-on Acquisition
Mountain View, California · www.boundary.com
CDB Software, Inc. 2015-01-27 - Add-on Acquisition
Houston, Texas · www.cdbsoftware.com
Partnerpedia Solutions, Inc. 2013-08-06 - Add-on Acquisition
Vancouver, British Columbia · www.partnerpedia.com
KineticGlue Online Communities Pvt. Ltd. 2013-06-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Bengaluru, India · www.kineticglue.com
VaraLogix, Inc. 2012-08-08 - Add-on Acquisition
Round Rock, Texas
Numara Software, Inc. 2012-01-30 300M USD Add-on Acquisition
Tampa, Florida · www.numarasoftware.com
I/O Concepts Software Corp. 2012-01-18 - Add-on Acquisition
Bellevue, Washington · www.ioconcepts.com
StreamStep, Inc. 2011-10-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Austin, Texas
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Software 22 (81%) 2.5B (100%) - -
Information Technology 4 (15%) - - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (4%) - - -
Total 27 $2.5B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 21 1.7B - -
  California 6 187M - -
  Texas 4 - - -
  Massachusetts 3 1.1B - -
  Florida 3 318M - -
  Washington 1 - - -
  Virginia 1 53M - -
  New York 1 - - -
  Minnesota 1 - - -
  Michigan 1 - - -
Israel 2 823M - -
Canada 1 - - -
  British Columbia 1 - - -
India 1 - - -
Italy 1 - - -
United Kingdom 1 - - -
Domestic 21 (78%) 1.7B (67%) - -
Cross-border 6 (22%) 823M (33%) - -
Total 27 $2.5B - -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Morgan Stanley
1
Shea & Company LLC
1
Jefferies LLC
1
Legal Deals
Vinson & Elkins LLP
2
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 6 $2.4B
< $100M 2 $71M
TOTAL $2.5B
Largest BladeLogic, Inc.
$800M (2008-03-17)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
10 100%

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