A regulatory filing shows the firm holds a 36.5 per cent stake in SS&C, which will be reduced to 27.37 following the sale.
Carlyle picked up a stake in SS&C for $941m in 2005, with stockholders receiving $37.25 per share – a 15.7 per cent premium over the average closing price for the prior 30 days.
Its shares closed at $24.88 at yesterday’s close, giving the company a market capitalisation of $2.06bn.
Carlyle acquired the company in 2007 through its US Growth Partners III vehicle, a $605m fund that makes control and minority investments in lower mid-market companies with growth potential in the US and abroad.
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