These Private Equity Firms Could Be Looking to Buy Hewlett Packard Enterprise

August 01, 2016

August 1, 2016

Maybe Hewlett Packard Enterprise isn’t totally done restructuring after all. Perhaps it just wants to rebuild itself outside the scrutiny of the public markets.

According to a report by technology news site The Information on Friday, a group of private equity funds—including KKR, Apollo Global Management, and the Carlyle Group—are interested in buying HPE in a possible $40 billion-plus deal.The report, which cites an unnamed source, said the private equity groups are interested in all of HPE, not just individual business units, like the IT services business group that was spun off and merged with Computer Sciences in May.

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