NEW YORK - Credit Suisse has won the mandate to lead a $2 billion acquisition financing for Computer Associates International Inc.'s purchase of Legent Corp..

The boards of directors at both companies approved the $1.78 billion merger, or $47.95 per share, clearing the way for the largest acquisition in the history of the computer software industry.

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