back to article Riverbed gears up for its second IPO

Almost exactly a year since networking biz Riverbed exited from the stock market following pressure from activist investor Elliot, the company is once again gearing up for an IPO. The move to go private was prompted by Elliot, which had complained that the $1bn revenue company was not performing. Private equiteer Thoma Bravo …

  1. Sir Sham Cad

    The possibility of being bought by the likes of Cisco

    Nooooooooooooooooooooo!

    The Riverbed kit I've used worked and worked well. If The Borg get hold of it they'll try to "integrate" the code with their own tin and utterly banjax it. Please continue to go it alone, Riverbed!

  2. Missing Semicolon Silver badge
    WTF?

    "IPO"

    It's not an "Initial" public offering if it's been public before, surely?

    1. allthecoolshortnamesweretaken

      Re: "IPO"

      RPO?

      Repeated Public Offering?

      (IPO or RPO, it's as "public" as a public school in Britain anyway.)

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