- Requests from top customers for annual environmental data;
- A desire to enhance company image and increase brand loyalty; and
- Cost savings from improved energy management.
The two companies are said to have approached banks about putting together a debt package in order to finance BMC's acquisition of CA.
Activist investor Paul Singer's fund reached a deal to add two dissident directors to the energy company board, which will now have a committee charged with looking at M&A deals
The company's $3.7 billion deal to buy AppDynamics suggests it wants to be an end-to-end provider of tools for managing IT infrastructures. That could pave the way for more deals.