Infoblox hires Morgan Stanley for activist defense: Bloomberg

(Reuters) - Network management services provider Infoblox Inc, which was targeted by investor Starboard Value LP, has hired Morgan Stanley for activist defense, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday. Starboard Value disclosed a 7.1 pct stake in the company and called its shares "undervalued" in April. ( The hiring of Morgan Stanley may delay a sale of the company as advisers meet with management to chart a path forward, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. ( Bloomberg had reported in May that Infoblox was approached by Thoma Bravo, a tech-focused private equity firm, to take the company private. Infoblox declined to comment. Morgan Stanley, Starboard and Thoma Bravo were not immediately available for comment. (Reporting by Arathy S Nair in Bengaluru)