(Reuters) - Software maker Synchronoss Technologies Inc SNCR.O is working with financial advisor Qatalyst Partners LP on a possible sale that could be valued at more than $2 billion, The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the matter.
Synchronoss has drawn interest from a number of private-equity firms, however, it might be possible that a deal for the company will not materialize, the newspaper reported.
Shares of the company, which is based in Bridgewater, New Jersey, were up nearly 17 percent at $49.50 in after-hours trading.
Qatalyst Partners and Synchronoss Technologies were not immediately available to comment on the report.
The company has a current market capitalization of $1.84 billion.
Reporting by Anet Josline Pinto in Bengaluru