A private-equity consortium led by San Francisco-based Silver Lake Partners is in talks to buy SunGard Data Systems for as much as $10 billion, a move that would mark one of the biggest leveraged buyouts since the RJR Nabisco takeover, the New York Post reports.

The group, which includes buyout heavyweights Texas Pacific Group and Thomas H. Lee Partners, has been engaged in serious discussions with SunGard for the past few weeks about buying the software and processing-services provider and taking it private, the Post said, citing sources familiar with the matter.

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