Information Technology Why HCL Technologies’ $1.8 billion buyout of IBM assets is unclear Updated : December 21, 2018 07:32 PM IST HCL founder Shiv Nadar has an overpowering influence in CEO decisions. The country’s third-largest IT services exporter recently made a $1.8-billion buyout of IBM’s software products. Will it help them be future-ready? Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.