Morgan Stanley, UBS to lead software firm Avast float in London: sources


By Dasha Afanasieva and Liana B. BakerLONDON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The owner of Avast Software has chosen Morgan Stanley and UBS to list the antivirus software business in a multi-million dollar initial public offering in London, sources familiar with the matter said.

The banks and CVC Capital Partners, which took control of the Prague-based company in 2014 in a deal which valued the company at $1 billion, declined to comment.Avast's IPO would be the largest ever British technology IPO if it goes ahead. However, it would have to contend with.....

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