Francisco Partners & Elliott Management Corporation to Buy Dell Software Group


Francisco Partners and Elliott Management Corporation signed a definitive agreement to acquire Dell Software Group, a provider of security, systems and information management, and data analytics solutions.

The amount of the deal was not disclosed while debt financing for the transaction – which is still subject to customary regulatory review – was provided by Credit Suisse and RBC Capital Markets.

Led by John Swainson, president, Dell Software, Dell Inc.’s software group, provides business and IT management solutions including advanced analytics, database management, data protection, endpoint systems management, identity and access management, Microsoft platform management, network security, and performance monitoring, which allow organizations of all sizes to secure, manage, monitor, protect, and analyze information and infrastructure.




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