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 BMC Software (BMCS) acquires OptiSystems Solutions (OPTL)

 

   *  Amount:         $70 million

 

   *  Terms:            $100% cash
 

   *  Premium:        25%

 

   *  Industry:        E-commerce enablers

 

   *  Scorecard:      B

 


    HOUSTON, May 23--Business software company BMC Software said it would buy Israeli-based OptiSystems Solutions for $70 million cash. BMC, whose software allows companies involved in electronic commerce to monitor their systems and spot potential problems, said the OptiSystems purchase will allow it to offer a product that manages SAP AG's SAP R/3 software, which runs transaction, database, and inventory software.

     

 

 Colleges.com acquires CPNet from ilife.com (ILIF)

 

   *  Amount:      &nbs