Two private equity consortia in talks to buy Informatica -sources

April 6, 2015 5:21 PM

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April 6 (Reuters) - Enterprise software company Informatica Corp has received offers from two private equity consortia and is negotiating a sale that could value it at between $5 billion and $6 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.

A deal would be this year's largest leveraged buyout. Private equity firms have been reluctant to take big companies private for fear of overpaying, and the negotiations with Informatica may not lead to a deal, the people cautioned.

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