Silver Lake-backed Pivotal goes public, shares rise 4.8 pct

Pivotal Software went public on the New York Stock Exchange Friday, April 20 after raising $555 million. Shares of Pivotal rose by 73 cents, or 4.87 percent, to close at $15.73 on volume of 24.7 million shares. Pivotal priced 37 million shares at $15 each. The enterprise software company is backed by Dell Technologies, EMC Corp, Silver Lake, General Electric, VMware and Ford Motor Corp, according to an SEC filing.