Riverbed (RVBD) agrees to acquire Opnet (OPNT), a developer of software that manages network...

|About: Riverbed Technology, Inc. (RVBD)|By:, SA News Editor

Riverbed (RVBD) agrees to acquire Opnet (OPNT), a developer of software that manages network traffic, for an equity value of $1B and an enterprise value of $921M. The $43/share cash-and-stock deal represents a 34% premium based on the companies' close on Friday. Riverbed closed at $22.62 and Opnet at $32.10. (PR)