Their software serves functions across IT service management, data centre automation, performance management, virtualization lifecycle management and cloud computing management.
Based in Houston, Texas, BMC has more than 10,000 customers, including 92% of the Forbes Global 100 and 49 of the top 50 commercial banks.1
This represents our 18th transaction for KKR since 2017 (other select financings include WebMD, Heartland Dental and Nature’s Bounty).
BMC’s acquisition was KKR’s largest transaction since 2008 and the biggest private equity-backed software deal since 2008.
BMC is focused on helping customers across diverse global enterprises run and reinvent their businesses, leveraging open, scalable and modular solutions to complex IT problems. Through increased access to capital and exposure to KKR’s growing software network, BMC is well-positioned to expand its scale and capability across a highly evolving IT market.
This acquisition adds to KKR’s more than $US26 billion portfolio in the software sector.
As private equity interest in the software industry continues to heat up, Macquarie is committed to helping sponsor clients uncover and facilitate strategic investment opportunities.
Adds to KKR’s $US26 billion software portfolio
with KKR since 2017
buy-side advisor to KKR
Peter Leave, CEO of BMC
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