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NEWS - Fidelity National Information Services to Buy Software Maker SunGard

August 12, 2015 – Fidelity National Information Services, a large service provider for banks, said on Wednesday that it had agreed to buy SunGard in a cash-and-stock deal that values the financial software company at about $9.1 billion, including debt.

The SunGard acquisition is expected to complement Fidelity National Information Services’ business of providing banking and payment technology services to the financial services industry. SunGard, also a financial services information technology and software provider, is based in Wayne, Pa. It posted annual revenue of $2.8 billion in 2014 and has more than 13,000 employees. The combined company would have more than $9.2 billion in annual revenue and more than 55,000 employees, Fidelity National Information Services said.

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