Micro Focus to acquire HPE's software assets - including Autonomy - in $8.8bn 'spin-merge' deal

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Meg Whitman's deal will see HPE shareholders own 50.1 per cent of Micro Focus
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Meg Whitman's deal will see HPE shareholders own 50.1 per cent of Micro Focus

HPE slims down (again) in deal that will see Micro Focus acquire Autonomy's IDOL software

Micro Focus, the 40-year-old software tools vendor that this week joined the FTSE-100 following ARM's takeover by Softbank, is to acquire the non-core software assets of Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE)...

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