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A&O advises OpenText on USD6 billion acquisition of Micro Focus

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02 September 2022

Allen & Overy is advising Canadian software company, OpenText Corporation, on its USD6 billion recommended offer for Micro Focus International PLC, the UK-based enterprise software provider. 

OpenText is the leader in a growing Information Management market, delivering a compelling suite of hybrid solutions that help customers power and protect their critical information, enable their digital transformation and automate business workflows. The acquisition of Micro Focus will result in OpenText becoming one of the world’s largest software and cloud businesses.

Partner Seth Jones commented: “We are extremely proud to be working with OpenText on this transformational acquisition, which will strengthen OpenText’s international presence in complementary markets. We continue to support our clients on the stand-out international deals in the technology sector.”

A&O fielded a large international team, led by London M&A partners Seth Jones and Annabelle Croker, senior associate Matthew Hamilton-Foyn and associates Anthony Bowen and Ben Brooks