EQT said as the new owner it would help SUSE hire software engineers to expand the products it offers.Via: Reuters
“Investment into engineers was somewhat restricted under prior ownership. That will change,” EQT’s Johannes Reichel said.
SUSE Linux sold to private equity firm for $2.5 billion
Posted on Wednesday, Jul 04 2018 @ 11:45 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Who says there's no money to be earned with open-source software? Linux developer SUSE just got sold to Swedish private equity firm EQT Partners for $2.5 billion. The deal is expected to close in early 2019. SUSE was owned by Micro Focus, which acquired the Linux developer via the takeover of Attachmate in 2011.