The Attachmate Group

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The Attachmate Group, Inc.
Former type Private
Industry Computer software
Fate Merged with Micro Focus International
Defunct November 20, 2014 (2014-11-20)[1]
Headquarters Houston, Texas, United States
Area served Worldwide
Key people
Revenue US$ 1.2 billion (2010)[2]
Employees 4,000[2]
Parent Wizard Parent LLC
Subsidiaries
Website www.attachmategroup.com

The Attachmate Group, Inc. is a privately held software holding company based in Houston, Texas in the United States. Companies held by the group include Attachmate, NetIQ, Novell and SUSE.[3]

Attachmate is owned by Wizard Parent LLC—an investment group consisting of Elliott Management Corporation Francisco Partners, Golden Gate Capital, and Thoma Bravo.[4]

On 15 September 2014, the British firm Micro Focus International announced that it would acquire the Attachmate Group for US$1.2 billion. Wizard Parent LLC will hold a 40% stake in Micro Focus following the acquisition.[5][6]

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  1. ^ "Micro Focus International completes merger with the Attachmate Group" (Press release). Newbury, UK: Micro Focus. 20 November 2014. Retrieved 7 December 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Parks, Louis B. (6 June 2011). "No. 9 private company: The Attachmate Group". Houston Chronicle. Retrieved 29 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "Our Companies". The Attachmate Group. Retrieved 13 March 2012. 
  4. ^ "Principal Investors". The Attachmate Group. Retrieved 13 March 2012. 
  5. ^ "Micro Focus to Buy Attachmate in $1.2 Billion Share Deal". Bloomberg. 15 September 2014. Retrieved 15 September 2014. 
  6. ^ "Micro Focus to Buy Attachmate in $1.2 Billion Deal". The Wall Street Journal. 15 September 2014. Retrieved 15 September 2014. 

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