Lawson Software (LWSN +1.5%) is close to being acquired by private-equity firm Golden Gate...

|About: Lawson Software, Inc. (LWSN)|By:, SA News Editor

Lawson Software (LWSN +1.5%) is close to being acquired by private-equity firm Golden Gate Capital and fellow business-software company Infor, WSJ's DealJournal reports, based on an Infor news release whose authenticity is not yet verified. Last month, Lawson said it had received an unsolicited offer from Infor valuing the company at $1.8B.