On October 27, 2021, Sean Michael Kerner of TechTarget interviewed Amalgam Insights’ CEO and Principal Analyst Hyoun Park for the article, Informatica goes public again as data management grows.
When Informatica went private in 2015, it was at a time when big data was fast becoming popular and it was starting to become clear that the future was in going to the cloud, said Hyoun Park, an analyst at Amalgam Insights.
The adjustments that Informatica needed to make, such as moving perpetual license business to a subscription model, weren’t aligned to the quarterly demands of the public market at that time, in Park’s view.
“Going public indicates that Informatica’s investors, Permira and CPPIB, feel comfortable that the current product portfolio is mature and market-ready as cloud-based products and that the go-to-market capabilities are poised for growth sufficient to justify an IPO,” Park said.
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