Carlyle Group Acquires Digiop - Deal Examined

Author: John Honovich, Published on Mar 07, 2011

In March 2011, the Carlyle Group, a global asset manager with nearly $100 Billion under management, acquired VMS developer Digiop. In this note, based on an interview with Digiop, we examine the background of Digiop, its potential fit with the Carlyle Group and Digiop's future.

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