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WebMethods Acquires Active Software

Natural MicroSystems + InnoMediaLogic, Netergy Networks + U|Force, NetVoice Technologies + Synetric, WebMethods + Active Software

 WebMethods (WEBM) to acquire Active Software (ASWX)


   *  Amount:         $1.3 billion


   *  Terms:            n/a


   *  Premium:        85%


   *  Industry:        Performance Software


   *  Scorecard:      B-


    NEW YORK, May 22--WebMethods is expected to announce plans Monday to acquire Active Software in a stock deal valued at $1.3 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The deal would unite the two fastest-growing players in the enterprise-software market. The boards of webMethods of Fairfax, Va., and Active Software, of Santa Clara, Calif., both approved the transaction over the weekend, according to the paper.



 Natural MicroSystems (NMSS) to acquire InnoMediaLogic


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