Arik Hesseldahl

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Quest Software Agrees to $2.2 Billion Private Equity Buyout

Quest Software has agreed to be acquired by two private equity funds, Insight Venture Partners and Vector Capital, the company announced today. Quest’s board approved an offer of $25.75 a share or nearly $2.2 billion, which was higher than the offered $25.50 a share received from a “strategic bidder” thought to be Dell.


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Nobody was excited about paying top dollar for a movie about WikiLeaks. A film about the origins of Pets.com would have done better.

— Gitesh Pandya of BoxOfficeGuru.com comments on the dreadful opening weekend box office numbers for “The Fifth Estate.”