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Riverbed Technology accepts $3.6B takeover bid

Private equity firm Thoma Bravo and a Canadian teacher pension will pay about $3.6 billion to take Riverbed Technology private a couple months after the computer networking equipment maker promised a thorough review of its ...

dateDec 15, 2014 in Business
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Former NSA chief defends cybersecurity venture

Even in an era when former U.S. officials routinely profit from business ventures linked to their public service, recently retired National Security Agency chief Keith Alexander raised eyebrows when he disclosed he is working ...

dateAug 05, 2014 in Security
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Cerberus interested in BlackBerry

Private equity firm Cerberus is interested in taking a look at BlackBerry's books as a prelude to a possible bid for the troubled smartphone company.

dateOct 02, 2013 in Business
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Advisory firm backs Dell buyout

A key shareholder advisory firm on Monday backed a $24.4 billion private equity buyout of Dell, giving a major boost to the plan led by founder Michael Dell to reorganize the struggling computer giant.

dateJul 08, 2013 in Business
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Dell panel warns of 'risk' if buyout plan fails

The special committee set up by Dell to evaluate options for the troubled computer giant warned Friday of "substantial downside risk" if shareholders reject a buyout plan led by founder Michael Dell.

dateJul 05, 2013 in Business
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