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RPA industry consolidation continues with sale of Blue Prism to Vista for £1.095B


The robotic process automation (RPA) market has been red hot over the last year, and today one of the market’s pioneers, Blue Prism, was sold to Vista Equity Partners for £1.095 billion ($1.5 billion USD), according to an official filing in Great Britain this morning. While we have seen a lot of RPA startups being acquired by larger vendors over the last year, this is the first deal involving one of the top three vendors in the space.
It’s a complex deal in which Vista set up an entity called Bali Bidco Limited — which, according to the filing, is indirectly …

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