Micro Focus International PLC (MCRO.L)
23 Apr 2018
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LONDON Britain's Micro Focus International said its revenue would fall this year after disappointing sales from the software assets it bought from Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), sending its shares down 17 percent.
* Shares fall 17 pct (Adds CEO comments, further reaction, updates shares)
LONDON, Jan 8 Micro Focus International , the British firm that bought Hewlett Packard Enterprise's (HPE) software assets in a $8.8 billion deal, said its revenue would fall 2-4 percent in the 12 months to October, after a disappointing sales performance in the acquired business in recent months.
* REPORTED REVENUES IN SIX MONTHS TO 31 OCTOBER 2017 WERE $1,234.5M, $549.8M (80.3%) HIGHER THAN PRIOR PERIOD REPORTED REVENUES ($684.7M), WITH HPE SOFTWARE CONTRIBUTING $569.8M AND $664.7M COMING FROM EXISTING MICRO FOCUS AND SUSE PRODUCT PORTFOLIOS
* MICRO FOCUS INTERNATIONAL PLC ("MICRO FOCUS") (LSE: MCRO.L, NYSE: MFGP) AND HEWLETT PACKARD ENTERPRISE COMPANY ("HPE") HAVE DECIDED TO AMEND TERMS OF MERGER AGREEMENT DATED 7 SEPTEMBER 2016 IN RESPECT OF NOMINATED DIRECTORS
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