VERITAS Software Acquisitions and Exits, 8 Deals Between 1996 and 2019
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VERITAS Software has acquired 7 companies of its own, including 2 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms. It has also divested 1 asset.

VERITAS Software’s largest acquisition to date was in 2003, when it acquired Precise Software Solutions for $609M. VERITAS Software has acquired in 3 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (100%).

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VERITAS Software Corp.

350 Ellis Street,
Mountain View, California 94043
United States,
(650) 527-8000
www.veritas.com

VERITAS Software Corp. is a provider of storage and server management software solutions. The Company was formed in 1982 and is based in Mountain View, California.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 5 - - - 1 1 7
vol $704M $704M
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
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Largest Precise Software Solutions, Inc.
$609M (2003-06-30)
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Software M&A - Last 3 Years

VERITAS Software was acquired by The Carlyle Group And GIC Private on August 11, 2015.

When analyzing the software sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 732 software companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 52 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 18 have acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic software acquirer over the past 3 years is Volaris Group, with 15 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the software sector over the past 3 years is Vista Equity Partners with 12 platform acquisitions.


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