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InsideArbitrage Potential Deal Alert: Bentley Systems (BSY) Explores Options Amid Takeover Interest

  • April 18, 2024


StockBentley SystemsSymbolBSY
Date Announced04/18/2024Source Reuters
TypeUnsolicited BidAcquiring Company/Person Schneider Electric and Cadence Design Systems
According to Reuters, Bentley Systems (BSY), an engineering software company with a market value of about $15 billion, is exploring options that include a sale after attracting acquisition interests from electrical equipment maker Schneider Electric, and design software firm Cadence Design Systems (CDNS).
Bentley Systems Investor Relations
Schneider Electric Investor Relations
Cadence Design Systems Investor Relations
April 19, 2024: Schneider Electric announced it has been holding discussions with Bentley Systems (BSY) with regards to a potential strategic transaction. But, discussions remain at a preliminary stage regarding a potential transaction, and there is no certainty that any transaction will be agreed upon.
Bentley, in a statement, said it does not publicly comment on market rumors or speculation. Seeking Alpha reported that Cadence Design (CDNS) informed in an email that it doesn’t comment on rumors or speculation.

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