Quest Software Systems Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

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Quest Software Systems has acquired 14 companies of its own, including 5 in the last 5 years. A total of 7 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

Quest Software Systems’ largest acquisition to date was in 2008, when it acquired NetPro Computing for $79M. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2004, when it sold Quest Software - Vista Plus Product Suite to OpenText for $24M. Quest Software Systems has acquired in 9 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (91%) and internet software and services (10%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity12
    • M&A Buy Activity11
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 8
  • M&A Advisors 1

Quest Software Systems, Inc.

9350 South 150 East Suite 300,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84070
United States,
(800) 733-8839
www.quest.com

Quest Software Systems, Inc. is a provider of software solutions spanning database management, data protection, endpoint systems management, identity and access management, and Microsoft platform management.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 6 - 1 1 2 1 11
vol $79M $79M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $24M $24M
  12

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
erwin, Inc. 2021-01-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Melville, New York · www.erwin.com
QUADROtech Solutions AG 2020-11-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Zug, Switzerland · www.quadrotech-it.com
Binary Tree, Inc. 2020-09-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Kendall Park, New Jersey · www.binarytree.com
ApexSQL LLC 2019-04-18 - Add-on Acquisition
Chapel Hill, North Carolina · www.apexsql.com
Metalogix Software Corp. 2018-06-29 - Add-on Acquisition
Washington, District of Columbia · www.metalogix.com
VKernel Corp. 2011-11-16 - Add-on Acquisition
Andover, Massachusetts · www.vkernel.com
e-DMZ Security LLC 2011-02-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Wilmington, Delaware · www.e-dmzsecurity.com
Surgient, Inc. 2010-08-10 - Add-on Acquisition
Austin, Texas · www.surgient.com
NetPro Computing, Inc. 2008-09-12 79M USD Add-on Acquisition
Phoenix, Arizona · www.netpro.com
PassGo Technologies Ltd. 2007-12-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Ilminster, United Kingdom · www.passgo.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Software 10 (91%) 79M (100%) 1 (100%) 24M (100%)
Internet Software and Services 1 (9%) - - -
Total 11 $79M 1 $24M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 9 79M 1 24M
  Texas 1 - - -
  North Carolina 1 - - -
  New York 1 - - -
  New Jersey 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
  Florida 1 - - -
  District of Columbia 1 - - -
  Delaware 1 - - -
  Arizona 1 79M - -
Switzerland 1 - - -
United Kingdom 1 - - -
Domestic 9 (82%) 79M (100%) 1 (100%) 24M (100%)
Cross-border 2 (18%) - - -
Total 11 $79M 1 $24M

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Sidley Austin LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $79M
TOTAL $79M
Largest NetPro Computing, Inc.
$79M (2008-09-12)
sell # Total
< $100M 1 $24M
TOTAL $24M
Largest Quest Software - Vista Plus Product Suite
$24M (2004-08-31)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
36%
4 (36%)
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

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