Report: Bain, Golden Gate Lead Candidates In BMC Software Acquisition

Bain Capital and Golden Gate Capital are the lead bidders on Houston's BMC Software, according to a report last night from Reuters. The report says that Bain and Golden Gate bested rival private equity firms KKR, TPG, and Thoma Bravo in their bid for the enterprise software maker. BMC has been in an effort to go private since earlier this year.