UPDATE: Infoblox (BLOX) Said in Talks with PE Firms Over Potential Sale

August 31, 2016 12:13 PM EDT

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(Updated - August 31, 2016 12:14 PM EDT)

Infoblox (NYSE: BLOX) trading paused for volatility.

UPDATE - Reuters chatter has Infobloc in talks with Thoma Bravo, and other private-equity firms over a potential sale. The company is said to be considering an auction process.

News comes about a month after Starboard Value disclosed a 7 percent stake in the company, saying that the shares were "undervalued."

In May, Bloomberg reported the company received a takeover proposal from Thoma Bravo.

Iinfoblox was up nearly 10 percent at the halt.

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