back to article Regulators approve Citrix/Tibco merger

Citrix has announced that its planned de-listing and merger with Tibco has cleared regulatory hurdles and the two companies will therefore become one during the last week of September 2022. A Wednesday filing states that reviews antitrust and foreign investment laws have completed, and the deal can proceed. The merger was …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Blast from the past

    I used TIBCO (The Information Bus COmpany) back in 2007. We used it to connect our AS400 to our MS-SQL setups.

  2. Korev Silver badge

    We've been TIBCO Spotfire customers for years and run it on Citrix, do we win some kind of award?

    1. Missing Semicolon Silver badge

      Plan for price hikes in the near term, and start on your migration plan soon

      1. Korev Silver badge

        We're a life sciences customer so go through PerkkinElimer so who knows what will happen!

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    bizarre merge

    What a bizarre merge indeed. Were they so desperate to grow at the cost of building up no synergy whatsoever ?

  4. Anonymous Coward

    "the fruits of which should soon become apparent"

    We all know the bitter fruits.

    1) Slash staff to make the earnings look better,

    2) Raise rates to drive away small customers,

    3) Borrow money to pay for the merger,

    4) Issue an IPO for the knowledge starved, limited customer, debt ridden shell,

    5) Buy bigger yachts.

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