Thoma Bravo, a leading private equity investment firm, agreed to acquire Empirix for an undisclosed sum.
Empirix supplies network testing, monitoring and analytics solutions to service providers, mobile operators and enterprises. The company reports 22 percent year-over-year revenue growth in 2012, partially driven by a significant increase in bookings from global Tier 1 mobile operators.
“The company offers a unique ability to analyze customer behaviors by application in real time,” said Seth Boro, managing partner, Thoma Bravo. “Its products, strategy and leadership have positioned it for success, and we look forward to accelerating that success through organic growth and strategic acquisition opportunities.”
The transaction is expected to be finalized by early November.
- Recent investments by Thoma Bravo have included include Network Instruments, InfoVista, Blue Coat Systems, nCircle, SonicWALL, Mentum, Solera Networks, Netronome, and more recently Keynote Systems.