Investment Summary

Exits Micrografx

On October 1, 2001, invested in software company Micrografx from TA Associates

Investment Highlights
  • This is transaction in the Software sector.
  • This is transaction in the United States.
  • This is transaction in Texas.

Investment Summary

Date 2001-10-01
Target Micrografx
Sector Software
Sellers(s) TA Associates
Deal Type Trade Sale - Public Company

Target

Micrografx

Dallas, Texas, United States
Micrografx, Inc. is a recognized global leader in enterprise graphics software. The company focuses on providing corporations with intelligent graphic solutions that help people visually communicate and analyze key corporate information, processes and ideas to solve real-world business problems. In October 2001, Micrografx was acquired by Corel Corporation (NASDAQ: CORL).

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

TA Associates

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1968
PE ASSETS 36.0B USD
Size Mega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

TA Associates Management LP is a private equity firm that targets investments in middle-market and large companies around the world. TA will consider control or minority investments in profitable companies and looks to commit between $50 and $500 million per transaction. TA currently manages approximately $24 billion of capital and proactively reaches out to companies directly in sourcing potential investment opportunities. Prospective businesses are generally valued between $150 million and $3 billion. Areas of interest include technology, software, communications, financial services, healthcare, business services, semiconductors/electronics, and consumer products/services. In addition to investing equity capital, TA also makes subordinated debt investments up to $75 million. TA's geographic preference is North America and Europe. TA Associates was formed in 1968 and is based in Boston, Massachusetts.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 74 of 249
Sector (Software) 18 of 51
Type (Trade Sale - Public Company) 4 of 44
State (Texas) 5 of 18
Country (United States) 71 of 205
Year (2001) 5 of 5
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2001-08-09 Microtest

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Microtest, Inc. produces network test and measurement products (NTM), and network storage and appliance servers (NAS).

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2002-01-03 BSQUARE

Seattle, Washington, United States

BSQUARE is a provider of software services and products. Bsquare helps its customers extract business value from a broad array of physical assets by making them intelligent, connecting them, and using the data they generate to optimize business processes. Bsquare DataV software solutions can be deployed by a wide variety of enterprises to create business-focused Internet of Things (IoT) systems that more effectively monitor device data, automate processes, predict events and produce better business outcomes. BSQUARE was founded in 1994 and is based in Seattle, Washington.

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