Thoma Bravo and KKR in the running to buy BMC Software from Bain and Golden Gate Capital

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BMC's private equity owners looking to cash out after five years

BMC Software, the systems management software specialist taken private in 2013, is up for sale, with private equity firms Thoma Bravo and KKR the leading contenders to buy the company from Bain and...

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