Private equity firm Vista Equity Partners and an affiliate of Elliott Investment Management are buying aging enterprise software firm Citrix Systems for $16.5 billion in cash, reflecting Vista’s longstanding efforts to consolidate the enterprise software market. Citrix is one of a number of older enterprise software firms that is trying to shift its business towards the cloud and...
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I remember my jaw dropping last year when The Information’s Juro Osawa reported that Sequoia China was in talks to raise more than $8 billion in new funding from U.S. investors and others.I was baffled. I just couldn’t imagine that Sequoia, which had picked a slew of winners in the U.S. and China ranging from Google to Meituan, was going to continue to draw such inflows from the U.S. to its...
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