Symantec's Reported Altiris Sale Draws PE Interest

Law360, New York (January 16, 2013, 7:51 PM EST) -- Computer security software provider Symantec Corp. has put its information technology management software unit Altiris Inc. on the auction block, a move that has caught the eye of certain private equity investors, according to a Tuesday report.

The Altiris sale, which has not been officially announced, is drawing interest from multiple private equity firms, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing unnamed sources familiar with the matter.

Symantec spokesman Cris Paden would not confirm or deny the report on Wednesday.

“As we said last October, Symantec is...
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