Santa Barbara-based QAD announced June 2 it will pay out $2.45 million in legal fees to shareholders who sued to stop the company’s acquisition by Thoma Bravo in 2021. QAD, which provides cloud software for the manufacturing industry, was purchased last year by the private equity firm Thoma Bravo in a transaction worth $2 billion. Read More →
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In a special meeting on Nov. 2, shareholders of QAD approved the Santa Barbara-based software company’s pending acquisition by Thoma Bravo, a deal QAD said should close “within the coming days.” The private equity firm is buying QAD in a $2 billion all-cash deal announced by the companies on June 28. When the transaction closes, Read More →