SOURCE: NetIQ Corporation

May 03, 2005 09:00 ET

NetIQ Completes Sale of WebTrends Business Unit to Francisco Partners

SAN JOSE, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 3, 2005 -- NetIQ Corp. (NASDAQ: NTIQ), a leading provider of integrated systems and security management solutions, today announced that effective April 30, 2005, it completed the previously announced sale of its WebTrends web analytics business unit to Francisco Partners, L.P., one of the world's largest technology-focused private equity funds.

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