Vista Partners in $2billion Buyout of UK Financial Software Co.


March 22, 2012

It was widely reported this week that the UK based software company, Misys, is to be acquired by Vista Partners for USD 2 billion. The deal will combine Misys with Kondor, a vendor of trade and risk management software firm that was cleaved out of Thomson Reuters, reports Reuters.


If the transaction goes through Vista will have won out over  a CVC led-group and the Swiss software company Temenos. This is the second USD 2 billion dollar software deal involving private equity this month. The other was the take private of Quest, also a financial software company, as reported by Bloomberg, among others.

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