1. Citrix Is The Latest Enterprise Tech Firm Under Pressure From Activist Investors

    Citrix Is The Latest Enterprise Tech Firm Under Pressure From Activist Investors

    Technology companies, particularly those with an enterprise bent, appear to be coming under increasing pressure from activist investors who want to squeeze out profits at the cost of products and jobs. Last year EMC pressed by an activist investor eventually sold the company to Dell for $67 billion. Citrix is the latest company facing this issue –and from the same investor as it… 

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    1. The private equity firms are targeting tech companies because their growth rates of 10 to 20% may seem slow for tech, but are high [compared to] other industries. They are in the midst of squeezing these companies for cash and forcing M&A across the board.
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