Kirkland, Wachtell Lead on $6.9 Billion BMC Software Sale

, The Am Law Daily


A year after waging a proxy battle with an activist investor over exploring a possible sale, BMC Software has agreed to be bought by an investment consortium led by buyout firms Bain Capital and Golden Gate Capital in a cash deal worth $6.9 billion. Kirkland & Ellis, Sidley Austin, and Willkie are advising the investors while Wachtell is representing BMC.

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