Quest Software Systems Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Software Company

Quest Software Systems has acquired 11 companies of its own, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 6 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 7 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity9
    • M&A Buy Activity8
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 1
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7

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 ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 6 - - 1 1 - 8
vol $79M $79M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $24M $24M
  9

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
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
ScriptLogic Corp. 2007-06-22 - Add-on Acquisition
Boca Raton, Florida
Quest Software - Vista Plus Product Suite 2004-08-31 24M USD Divestiture
, United States
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Software 8 (100%) 79M (100%) 1 (100%) 24M (100%)
Total 8 $79M 1 $24M

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 7 79M 1 24M
  Texas 1 - - -
  North Carolina 1 - - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
  Florida 1 - - -
  District of Columbia 1 - - -
  Delaware 1 - - -
  Arizona 1 79M - -
United Kingdom 1 - - -
Domestic 7 (88%) 79M (100%) 1 (100%) 24M (100%)
Cross-border 1 (13%) - - -
Total 8 $79M 1 $24M

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
PE Firm(s)
100%
6 100%
Divested to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 100%

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