Infor M&A update: Koch could acquire a minority stake

Koch Equity could acquire an minority stake in Infor

Over the weekend, Reuters reported that Koch Equity Development Inc. is the frontrunner to acquire a minority stake in Infor, the global enterprise software company. The deal could be announced as early as this week. In the report is accurate, the all-equity deal of preferred and common stock would value Infor at about $10 billion (US).

Koch Equity is the investment arm of Koch Industries, a global conglomerate that employs about 100,000 people worldwide.

Koch reportedly emerged as the preferred investment partner over rival potential bidders Apax Partners, CVC Capital, Advent International and Blackstone. Read our previous post on the potential suitors.