Like Altiris, Inc.

closed 4/6/2007 via

Symantec Corporation, acquired Altiris, Inc.

synopsis: Symantec Corp. will acquire Altiris Inc., a maker of asset management software for mobile devices and other hardware, for $830 million, the companies said Monday. Symantec said it will merge technology from Altiris into its endpoint security products, which deal with compliance, security and backup issues.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,623.00)
Symantec is a global leader in infrastructure software, enabling businesses and consumers to have confidence in a connected world. The company helps customers protect their infrastructure, information and interactions by delivering software and services that address risks to security. "
target parent: Technology Crossover Ventures
target: Altiris, Inc.
Altiris Inc. is a pioneer of IT lifecycle management software that allows IT organizations to easily manage desktops, notebooks, thin clients, handhelds, industry-standard servers, and heterogeneous software including Windows, Linux and UNIX.
price ($mm)[EV]
$970 [$785]
rev ($mm)
$229
EBITDA ($mm)
$33
EV / rev
3.8x
EV / EBITDA
26.3x
closed 3/12/2008 via finextra.com

IBM, acquired Encentuate

synopsis: IBM has acquired Encentuate, a privately held company based in Redwood City, California, and a leading provider of identity and access management software focused on enterprise single sign-on and integration of strong authentication technology.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$74,461.00)
IBM is the world's largest information technology company. Drawing on resources from across IBM and key IBM Business Partners, IBM offers a wide range of services, solutions and technologies that enable customers, large and small, to take full advantage of the new era of on demand business. "
target: Encentuate
Encentuate® is a leading provider of identity and access management (IAM) solutions that enable enterprises to automate access to corporate assets, strengthen security, and track compliance at the end-points.
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closed 8/23/2006 via PR Newswire

BEA Systems, Inc., acquired Flashline, Inc.

synopsis: BEA Systems, Inc., the SOA and enterprise infrastructure leader, has acquired Flashline, Inc., an industry leader in the metadata repository market. Flashline's repository will be a key component of the AquaLogic product family
buyer: BEA Systems, Inc.
BEA Systems, Inc. is a world leader in enterprise infrastructure software. BEA delivers the unified SOA platform designed for business transformation and optimization in order to help improve cost structures and help grow new revenue streams. "
target: Flashline, Inc.
Flashline delivers software and expertise that enable organizations to better understand, organize and manage their software assets. Through increased asset reuse and enterprise-wide collaboration, some of the largest organizations in the world have achieved improvements in productivity.
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closed 10/5/2006 via

IBM, acquired MRO Software, Inc.

synopsis: IBM and MRO Software, Inc. today announced the two companies have entered into a definitive agreement for IBM to acquire MRO Software Inc., a publicly held company based in Bedford, Mass., in an all-cash transaction at a price of approximately $740 million, or $25.80 per share.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$74,461.00)
IBM is the world's largest information technology company. Drawing on resources from across IBM and key IBM Business Partners, IBM offers a wide range of services, solutions and technologies that enable customers, large and small, to take full advantage of the new era of on demand business. "
target: MRO Software, Inc.
MRO Software provides enterprise asset management software that helps clients make the most of their information technology (IT) assets, production equipment, facilities, fleets and vehicles, and other assets.
price ($mm)[EV]
$687 [$533]
rev ($mm)
$222
EBITDA ($mm)
$34
EV / rev
2.6x
EV / EBITDA
17.4x
announced 4/6/2009 via Market Wire

Consona Corporation, will purchase Enterprise Business from SupportSoft, Inc.

synopsis: SupportSoft, Inc., a tech support software and service provider for enterprises and consumers announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Enterprise business to Consona Corporation, a leading ERP and CRM software provider.
buyer parent: Battery Ventures
buyer: Consona Corporation
Consona Corporation (Consona, formerly known as M2M Holdings, Inc.) is a worldwide leader in providing customer relationship management (CRM) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) software and services for the enterprise. "
seller: SupportSoft, Inc. (SPRT:$46.65)
support.com, Inc. provides Instant Technology Relief® to consumers and microbusiness. support.com is a technology enabled services company that is changing the way people manage their technology.
price ($mm)
$20
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closed 5/10/2006 via PR Newswire

BMC Software, Inc., acquired Identify Software Ltd.

synopsis: BMC Software announced that it has completed the acquisition of Identify Software Ltd., a leading global provider of application problem resolution (APR) software.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc. (BMC:$2,172.00)
BMC Software is a leading global provider of enterprise management solutions that empower companies to automate their IT and align it to the needs of the business. Delivering Business Service Management, BMC solutions span enterprise systems, applications, databases and service management. "
target: Identify Software Ltd.
Identify is the leader in application problem resolution software, helping hundreds of enterprises and software vendors speed application delivery, increase application quality, performance, and availability, and reduce application support costs.
price ($mm)
$150
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closed 4/27/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Volaris Group Inc., acquired Sunrise Software Ltd.

synopsis: Sunrise Software has joined Volaris Group, an operating group of Constellation Software. Sunrise’s software provides the framework for delivering and managing IT and other services enterprise-wide.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: Volaris Group Inc.
Headquartered in Canada, Volaris acquires, strengthens and grows vertical market technology companies. As an Operating Group of Constellation Software Inc., Volaris is all about strengthening businesses within the markets they compete and enabling them to grow. "
target: Sunrise Software Ltd.
Sunrise’s software provides the framework for delivering and managing IT and other services enterprise-wide. Their service management solutions are implemented via configurable templates for IT, MSP and HR resources on a platform which is further adaptable across departments.
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announced 6/9/2010 via BNC Analysis

Autonomy Corporation plc, will purchase CA Technologies Information Governance from CA, Inc.

synopsis: Infrastructure software company Autonomy Corp. plc said it intends to acquire the Information Governance business of IT management software and solutions company CA Technologies, for further strengthening Autonomy’s leadership position in Meaning Based Governance.
buyer: Autonomy Corporation plc (GB:AU.:$959.14)
Autonomy Corporation plc is a global leader in infrastructure software for the enterprise and is spearheading the meaning-based computing movement. Autonomy's technology allows computers to harness the full richness of human information. "
seller: CA, Inc. (CA:$4,148.00)
CA is the world’s leading independent IT management software company. With CA's Enterprise IT Management (EITM) vision and expertise, organizations can more effectively govern, manage and secure IT to optimize business performance and sustain competitive advantage.
price ($mm)
$19
rev ($mm)
$24
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/11/2010 via AP - Associated Press

CSS Corporation, purchased RIMS Business Unit from InteQ Corporation

synopsis: CSS Corp., a global provider of technology solutions, announced it has acquired the remote infrastructure management services (RIMS) business unit of InteQ, a leader in On Demand IT Service Management.
buyer: CSS Corporation
CSS, a global technology solutions provider, focuses on IT operations management services aimed at optimizing its customer's IT operations. CSS offers solutions in the area of Enterprise and Consumer Technology Support, Application Lifecycle Management and Infrastructure Management Services. "
seller: InteQ Corporation
InteQ is a leader in On Demand IT Service Management (ITSM). Our Software-as-a-Service solutions dramatically reduce the total cost of ownership, offer the fastest time to production and are the easiest to adopt.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$7
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/5/2009 via BusinessWire

Micro Focus International Limited, acquired Relativity Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Micro Focus International plc, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Relativity Technologies, Inc. the software provider of technologies to assess and manage core enterprise applications.
buyer: Micro Focus International Limited (LSE:MCRO:$2,899.90)
Micro Focus, a member of the FTSE 250, provides innovative software that allows companies to dramatically improve the business value of their enterprise applications. "
target: Relativity Technologies, Inc.
Relativity Technologies is the leading provider of Application Modernization and Application Portfolio Management solutions. Through its industry leading Modernization Workbench, users can understand, manage, modernize, and maintain their enterprise applications.
price ($mm)
$9.70
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closed 10/14/2008 via

Novell, Inc., acquired Managed Objects

synopsis: Novell announced a definitive agreement to acquire the business service management leader Managed Objects. The acquisition will extend Novell's portfolio of data center solutions by adding tools to provide a unified view of all information and workloads.
buyer: Novell, Inc. (NOVL:$0.00)
Novell, Inc. delivers infrastructure software for the Open Enterprise. Novell is a leader in desktop to data center operating systems based on Linux and the software required to secure and manage mixed IT environments. Novell helps customers around the world minimize cost, complexity and risk. "
target: Managed Objects
Managed Objects delivers industry-recognized Business Service Management solutions that help our customers excel at their business. We partner with our customers to deliver the most innovative BSM solutions available to solve the most critical IT management challenges facing IT organizations today.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$10
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/2/2008 via PR Newswire

Oracle Corporation, will acquire ClearApp

synopsis: Oracle has agreed to acquire ClearApp, a leading supplier of application management solutions for composite applications. ClearApp addresses the increasingly difficult task of managing composite applications built on SOA platforms by providing visibility of business services across all related application components.
buyer: Oracle Corporation (ORCL:$41,399.00)
Oracle is the world's largest enterprise software company. The company is a leading provider of systems software, including database management, application development, and application server software. "
target: ClearApp
ClearApp is the only company automating Application Performance Management for SOA (Service Oriented Architecture), Web Services, Enterprise Portal and J2EE Applications.
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closed 6/17/2008 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., acquired ITM Software

synopsis: BMC Software has completed the acquisition of ITM Software. BMC’s purchase of ITM Software creates a unique, integrated solution that provides customers with a single comprehensive view into project and service portfolios, financials, operations, resources, vendors, compliance and IT demand.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc. (BMC:$2,172.00)
BMC Software is a leading global provider of enterprise management solutions that empower companies to automate their IT and align it to the needs of the business. Delivering Business Service Management, BMC solutions span enterprise systems, applications, databases and service management. "
target: ITM Software
ITM Software provides CIOs and IT organizations with software products that advance the business management of Information Technology. ITM Business Suite delivers the visibility and control to make fact-based decisions regarding IT finance, vendors, people, assets, projects and compliance.
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closed 2/23/2022 via BusinessWire

Vendr, Inc., acquired Blissfully Tech

synopsis: Vendr, the world's first SaaS buying platform, announced that it has acquired Blissfully, a leading SaaS management platform that enables high-growth organizations to manage their suppliers, unlock visibility into their SaaS stack, and identify potential cost savings all from one system of record.
buyer: Vendr, Inc.
Vendr is changing how companies discover, buy, and renew SaaS. The first of its kind, Vendr's SaaS buying platform offers both a product and people-powered service to enable the world's fastest-growing companies to purchase software quickly and with guaranteed savings. "
target: Blissfully Tech
Blissfully supercharges Finance, Procurement, and IT teams with its best-in-class technology to manage their SaaS stack, unlock visibility into what software their company owns, and identify potential cost savings.
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closed 6/9/2021 via BusinessWire

Carlyle Group, acquired 1E Consulting

synopsis: The Carlyle Group, a global investment firm, has acquired a majority stake in 1E, a leader in Unified eXperience Management (UXM). 1E helps IT deliver an unparalleled employee experience. Their Tachyon platform consolidates digital experience analytics, IT automation, asset intelligence and unified endpoint management into a single platform.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$5,531.80)
Carlyle is a global investment firm with deep industry expertise that deploys private capital across three business segments: Global Private Equity, Global Credit, and Investment Solutions. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors and portfolio companies. "
target: 1E Consulting
1E is a leader in Unified eXperience Management (UXM). 1E helps IT deliver an unparalleled employee experience. Their Tachyon platform consolidates and integrates digital experience analytics, IT automation, asset intelligence and unified endpoint management into a single platform.
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closed 1/5/2021 via PR Newswire

STEALTHbits Technologies, Inc. merged with Netwrix,

synopsis: Stealthbits, a cybersecurity leader that protects sensitive data and credentials from attackers, has merged with Netwrix. The combined entity will continue to offer its portfolio of over a half dozen security solutions aimed at identifying and detecting data security risk as well as protecting, responding, and recovering from cybersecurity attacks.
buyer: Netwrix
Netwrix makes data security easy, thereby simplifying how professionals can control sensitive, regulated, and business-critical data, regardless of where it resides. The company's solutions secure sensitive data, prove compliance, increase the productivity of IT teams, and more. "
target: STEALTHbits Technologies, Inc.
Stealthbits is a customer-driven cybersecurity software company focused on protecting an organization's sensitive data. By removing inappropriate data access, enforcing security policy, and detecting advanced threats, Stealthbits reduces security risks, fulfill compliance requirements, and more.
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announced 9/18/2020 via Company Press Release

Eurazeo PME, will acquire EasyVista

synopsis: Eurazeo PME, an investment firm and subsidiary of Eurazeo dedicated to majority investments in French SMEs, is to acquire EasyVista, a global software provider of intelligent service automation solutions for enterprise service management and self-help.
buyer parent: Eurazeo
buyer: Eurazeo PME
Eurazeo PME is an investment firm and subsidiary of Eurazeo dedicated to majority investments in French SMEs with a value of less than €200 million. Eurazeo PME acts as a long-term shareholder, providing its portfolio companies with all the financial, organizational, and human resources they need. "
target: EasyVista (ENXTPA:ALEZV:$50.10)
EasyVista is a global software provider of intelligent service automation solutions for enterprise service management and self-help.
price ($mm)
$106*
rev ($mm)
$51
EBITDA ($mm)
$7
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
23.5x
announced 4/11/2019 via Company Press Release

SolarWinds, will acquire Samanage

synopsis: SolarWinds, a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Samanage, a highly reviewed and highly rated IT service desk solution company based in Cary, NC.
buyer: SolarWinds (SWI:$1,019.93)
SolarWinds is a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT infrastructure management software. Their products give organizations worldwide size or IT infrastructure complexity, the power to monitor and manage the performance of their IT environments in the cloud or in hybrid models. "
target: Samanage
Samanage is the most reviewed and highest rated IT service management solution in the industry, serving thousands of customers around the globe from SMB to enterprise. Deliver faster and smarter services across organizations with Samanage, and get work done in intelligent and productive ways.
price ($mm)[EV]
$350 [$329]
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closed 10/2/2018 via BusinessWire

Prometheus Group, acquired Solufy

synopsis: Prometheus Group, an industry leading provider of easy-to-use purpose-built software to heavy asset operators for optimizing plant maintenance operations, announced the acquisition of Solufy, an Ottawa-based provider of the most comprehensive suite of planning and scheduling applications for IBM’s Maximo EAM system.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Prometheus Group
Prometheus Group is a leading global provider of comprehensive and intuitive plant maintenance operations and optimization software, with a broad platform of solutions addressing the unique idiosyncrasies and requirements of heavy asset operators. "
target: Solufy
Solufy is an Ottawa-based software company that has successfully developed and commercialized a solution for enhancing and simplifying planning, scheduling and data management in IBM’s complex enterprise asset management (EAM) solution Maximo.
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announced 5/3/2018 via BusinessWire

ServiceNow, will acquire Parlo

synopsis: ServiceNow, a provider of automation applications for enterprises, announced it has agreed to acquire Parlo, an artificial intelligence and natural language understanding workforce solution. Parlo’s algorithms make interacting with machines more conversational, which makes getting work done faster, easier and more enjoyable.
buyer: ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW:$5,532.48)
ServiceNow makes work better across the enterprise. Their applications automate, predict, digitize and optimize business processes and tasks, across IT, customer service, security operations and HR service delivery, creating a better experience for employees and customers. "
target: Parlo
Parlo is an AI and natural language understanding workforce solution. Parlo’s algorithms make interacting with machines more conversational, which makes getting work done faster and easier. Their technology helps machines make sense of human speech, allowing employees to use systems naturally.
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closed 4/6/2007 via

Symantec Corporation, acquired Altiris, Inc.

synopsis: Symantec Corp. will acquire Altiris Inc., a maker of asset management software for mobile devices and other hardware, for $830 million, the companies said Monday. Symantec said it will merge technology from Altiris into its endpoint security products, which deal with compliance, security and backup issues.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,623.00)
Symantec is a global leader in infrastructure software, enabling businesses and consumers to have confidence in a connected world. The company helps customers protect their infrastructure, information and interactions by delivering software and services that address risks to security. "
target parent: Technology Crossover Ventures
target: Altiris, Inc.
Altiris Inc. is a pioneer of IT lifecycle management software that allows IT organizations to easily manage desktops, notebooks, thin clients, handhelds, industry-standard servers, and heterogeneous software including Windows, Linux and UNIX.
price ($mm)[EV]
$970 [$785]
rev ($mm)
$229
EBITDA ($mm)
$33
EV / rev
3.8x
EV / EBITDA
26.3x
closed 3/30/2005 via

Altiris, Inc., acquired Pedestal Software Inc.

synopsis: Altiris, Inc., a pioneer of IT lifecycle management solutions that reduce the total cost of owning IT resources, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of privately held Pedestal Software, a recognized leader in vulnerability management solutions.
buyer parent: Symantec Corporation
buyer: Altiris, Inc.
Altiris Inc. is a pioneer of IT lifecycle management software that allows IT organizations to easily manage desktops, notebooks, thin clients, handhelds, industry-standard servers, and heterogeneous software including Windows, Linux and UNIX. "
target: Pedestal Software Inc.
Pedestal Software Inc. is the leading provider of vulnerability management solutions. The company's software solutions are used by enterprises to quickly and cost-effectively audit, assess, and enforce a consistent level of system security.
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closed 2/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG, acquired BullGuard

synopsis: AVIRA has acquired London-based BullGuard. Both companies are now part of Norton-LifeLock. BullGuard is an award-winning cybersecurity company focused on providing the consumer and small business markets with the confidence to use the internet in absolute safety.
buyer parent: NortonLifeLock
buyer: Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG
Avira provides a consumer-focused portfolio of security and privacy solutions for Windows and Mac computers, Android and iOS smartphones, home networks, and smart devices (IoT). "
target: BullGuard
BullGuard is an award-winning cybersecurity company focused on providing the consumer and small business markets with the confidence to use the internet in absolute safety. The BullGuard product portfolio extends to PC, Mac, tablet and smartphone protection.
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closed 1/8/2021 via BNC Analysis

NortonLifeLock, acquired Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG

synopsis: NortonLifeLock, a global leader in consumer Cyber Safety, announced it has acquired Avira, a company that provides a consumer-focused portfolio of security and privacy solutions for Windows and Mac computers, Android and iOS smartphones, home networks, and smart devices (IoT).
buyer: NortonLifeLock (SYMC:$2,623.00)
NortonLifeLock Inc. is a global leader in consumer Cyber Safety. NortonLifeLock is dedicated to helping secure the devices, identities, online privacy, and home and family needs of nearly 50 million consumers, providing them with a trusted ally in a complex digital world. "
target: Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG
Avira provides a consumer-focused portfolio of security and privacy solutions for Windows and Mac computers, Android and iOS smartphones, home networks, and smart devices (IoT).
price ($mm)
$360
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announced 1/13/2020 via BusinessWire

LexisNexis Risk Solutions, will acquire ID Analytics, Inc.

synopsis: LexisNexis Risk Solutions, part of RELX, will acquire ID Analytics, a trusted provider of credit and fraud risk solutions for enterprises. ID Analytics technology delivers risk insights to enterprises through the combination of proprietary data, patented analytics, and near real-time cross-industry consumer identity behavior.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: LexisNexis Risk Solutions
LexisNexis Risk Solutions uses data and analytics to provide insights that help businesses and governmental entities reduce risk and improve decisions. They provide data and technology solutions for a wide range of industries, including insurance, financial services, healthcare, and government. "
target parent: NortonLifeLock
target: ID Analytics, Inc.
ID Analytics is a leader in consumer risk management with patented analytics, expertise, and near real-time insight into consumer behavior. By combining proprietary data from the ID Network with advanced science, ID Analytics provides in-depth visibility into identity risk and creditworthiness.
price ($mm)
$375
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closed 11/4/2019 via BusinessWire

Broadcom Limited, purchased Enterprise Security Business from Symantec Corporation

synopsis: Broadcom has purchased Symantec's enterprise security business. Symantec's enterprise security business has developed some of the world's most powerful defense solutions that protect against today's evolving threat landscape and secure data from endpoint to cloud.
buyer: Broadcom Limited (AVGO:$26,510.00)
Broadcom Inc., a Delaware corporation headquartered in San Jose, CA, is a global technology leader that designs, develops and supplies a broad range of semiconductor and infrastructure software solutions. Broadcom's solutions include data center networking and storage, and more. "
seller: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,623.00)
Symantec's enterprise security business is recognized as an established leader in the growing enterprise security space and has developed some of the world's most powerful defense solutions that protect against today's evolving threat landscape and secure data from endpoint to cloud.
price ($mm)
$10,700
rev ($mm)
$2,323
EBITDA ($mm)
$350
EV / rev
4.6x
EV / EBITDA
30.6x
closed 2/13/2019 via Company Press Release

Symantec Corporation, acquired Luminate Security

synopsis: Symantec Corp., the world’s leading cyber security company announced the acquisition of Luminate Security. Luminate Security is a privately held company with pioneering Software Defined Perimeter technology. They enable security and IT teams to create Zero Trust Application Access architecture without traditional VPN appliances.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,623.00)
Symantec Corporation, the world’s leading cyber security company, helps organizations, governments and people secure their most important data wherever it lives. Organizations look to Symantec for strategic solutions to defend against sophisticated attacks. "
target: Luminate Security
Luminate enables security and IT teams to create Zero Trust Application Access architecture without traditional VPN appliances. Its Secure Access Cloud™ securely connects any user from any device, anywhere in the world to corporate applications, on-premises and in the cloud.
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closed 11/5/2018 via BusinessWire

Symantec Corporation, acquired Appthority, Inc.

synopsis: Symantec Corp. announced its acquisition of Appthority, a privately held company that offers comprehensive Mobile Application Security Analysis. This technology gives Symantec customers the critical ability to analyze mobile apps for both malicious capabilities and unsafe and unwanted behaviors.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,623.00)
Symantec Corporation, the world’s leading cyber security company, helps organizations, governments and people secure their most important data wherever it lives. Organizations look to Symantec for strategic solutions to defend against sophisticated attacks. "
target: Appthority, Inc.
Appthority is a pioneer in enterprise mobile security and the leader in the Mobile Threat Defense category. The comprehensive Appthority Mobile Threat Protection (MTP) solution helps customers keep their data private and secure from mobile device, app and network threats.
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closed 11/5/2018 via BusinessWire

Symantec Corporation, acquired Javelin Networks Inc.

synopsis: Symantec Corp., the world’s leading cyber security company, announced the acquisition of Javelin Networks, a privately held company that offers advanced software technology to defend enterprises against Active Directory-based attacks.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,623.00)
Symantec Corporation, the world’s leading cyber security company, helps organizations, governments and people secure their most important data wherever it lives. Organizations look to Symantec for strategic solutions to defend against sophisticated attacks. "
target: Javelin Networks Inc.
Javelin Networks is a privately held company that offers advanced software technology to defend enterprises against Active Directory-based attacks. Javelin is the leader in Active Directory (AD) security, both from the endpoint perspective and of the domain itself.
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closed 11/6/2017 via BusinessWire

Symantec Corporation, acquired SurfEasy

synopsis: Symantec acquired SurfEasy from Opera Software. SurfEasy is a Canada-based Virtual Private Network provider that delivers solutions for online privacy and security on smartphones, tablets and computers. SurfEasy offers a network that harnesses encryption technology to enable customers to use the Internet without being hacked or monitored.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,623.00)
Symantec Corporation, the world’s leading cyber security company, helps organizations, governments and people secure their most important data wherever it lives. Organizations look to Symantec for strategic solutions to defend against sophisticated attacks. "
target parent: Opera Software
target: SurfEasy
SurfEasy is a Canada-based Virtual Private Network provider that delivers solutions for online privacy and security on smartphones, tablets and computers. SurfEasy offers a network that harnesses encryption technology to enable customers to use the Internet without being hacked or monitored.
price ($mm)
$39
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closed 10/31/2017 via BusinessWire

DigiCert Inc., purchased Website Security and Related PKI from Symantec Corporation

synopsis: DigiCert Inc., the leading global provider of scalable identity and encryption solutions for the enterprise, and Symantec Corp., the world’s leading cyber security company, announced that DigiCert has completed its acquisition of Symantec’s Website Security and related PKI solutions.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: DigiCert Inc.
DigiCert is a leading provider of scalable security solutions. DigiCert has expertise in identity and encryption for web servers and IoT devices. DigiCert supports SSL/TLS and other digital certificates for PKI deployments through its certificate lifecycle management platform, CertCentral®. "
seller: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,623.00)
Symantec’s Website Security is a suite of products that enables Enterprise professionals to deliver protection without pause to mitigate risk and ensure uninterrupted performance. Their Public key infrastructure (PKI) technology is the foundation for a wide range of access control systems.
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$950
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announced 7/11/2017 via BusinessWire

Symantec Corporation, will acquire Skycure

synopsis: Symantec Corp., the world’s leading cyber security company, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire U.S. and Israel-based Skycure, a leader in mobile threat defense. Skycure’s platform offers unparalleled depth of threat intelligence to predict, detect and protect against the broadest range of existing and unknown threats.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,623.00)
Symantec Corporation, the world’s leading cyber security company, helps organizations, governments and people secure their most important data wherever it lives. Organizations across the world look to Symantec for strategic, integrated solutions to defend against sophisticated attacks. "
target: Skycure
Skycure is the leader in mobile threat defense. Skycure’s platform offers unparalleled depth of threat intelligence to predict, detect and protect against the broadest range of existing and unknown threats.
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announced 7/6/2017 via BusinessWire

Symantec Corporation, will acquire Fireglass

synopsis: Symantec, the world’s leading cyber security company, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Israel-based Fireglass, the leading agentless isolation solution that eliminates ransomware, malware and phishing threats in real-time by preventing potentially harmful content from ever reaching user endpoints or the corporate network.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,623.00)
Symantec Corporation, the world’s leading cyber security company, helps organizations, governments and people secure their most important data wherever it lives. Organizations across the world look to Symantec for strategic, integrated solutions to defend against sophisticated attacks. "
target: Fireglass
Fireglass is the leading agentless isolation solution that eliminates ransomware, malware and phishing threats in real-time by preventing potentially harmful content from ever reaching user endpoints or the corporate network. They are based in Israel.
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closed 5/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Symantec Corporation, acquired Watchful Software

synopsis: American cybersecurity firm Symantec has acquired Portuguese security company Watchful Software. Watchful Software makes data security and loss prevention solutions for businesses. Watchful Software delivers user-friendly, data-centric classification across an organization’s data and information, without impacting the end user.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,623.00)
Symantec Corporation, the world’s leading cyber security company, helps organizations, governments and people secure their most important data wherever it lives. Organizations across the world look to Symantec for strategic, integrated solutions to defend against sophisticated attacks. "
target parent: Critical Ventures
target: Watchful Software
Watchful Software delivers user-friendly, data-centric classification across an organization’s data and information, without impacting the end user. RightsWATCH and TypeWATCH are tailored to provide persistent security solutions that prevent accidental and malicious disclosure.
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closed 2/9/2017 via BusinessWire

Symantec Corporation, acquired LifeLock, Inc.

synopsis: Symantec Corp. announced that it completed its acquisition of LifeLock, Inc., a leading provider of identity theft protection. The acquisition transforms Symantec’s consumer business and creates the most comprehensive consumer digital safety platform to help people protect their information, identities, devices and families.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,623.00)
Symantec Corporation is an information protection expert that helps people, businesses and governments. Symantec operates one of the largest global data-intelligence networks, has provided leading security, backup and availability solutions for where vital information is stored, accessed and shared."
target: LifeLock, Inc. (LOCK:$650.16)
LifeLock is a leading provider of proactive identity-theft protection products and services for consumers and consumer risk-management services for enterprises. Their identity theft protection and remediation services help provide some peace of mind for their nearly 4 million members.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,338 [$2,172]
rev ($mm)
$650
EBITDA ($mm)
$47
EV / rev
3.6x
EV / EBITDA
50.0x
closed 8/1/2016 via BusinessWire

Symantec Corporation, acquired Blue Coat, Inc.

synopsis: Symantec, an information protection expert, announced that it has successfully completed its acquisition of Blue Coat. Blue Coat is the #1 market share leader and share gainer in Web Security with a widely recognized portfolio of integrated technologies.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,623.00)
Symantec Corporation is an information protection expert that helps people, businesses and governments. Symantec operates one of the largest global data-intelligence networks, has provided leading security, backup and availability solutions for where vital information is stored, accessed and shared."
target parent: Bain Capital
target: Blue Coat, Inc.
Blue Coat is a leader in advanced enterprise security. Through the Blue Coat Security Platform, Blue Coat unites network, security and cloud, providing customers with maximum protection against threats, while minimizing impact on network performance and enabling cloud applications and services.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,073 [$4,722]
rev ($mm)
$598
EBITDA ($mm)
$9
EV / rev
7.9x
EV / EBITDA
533.6x
announced 8/11/2015 via Company Press Release

Carlyle Group, will acquire Veritas Technologies Corporation

synopsis: Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group announced that it has agreed to acquire Veritas, an information management systems provider, from Symantec Corp.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$5,531.80)
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $193 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 159 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2015. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions. "
target parent: Symantec Corporation
target: Veritas Technologies Corporation (VRTS:$1,747.10)
Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Mountain View, CA, Veritas is a provider of storage and server management software solutions, with #1 or #2 market positions in the majority of its product offerings, which enable customers to protect and manage critical IT infrastructure and applications.
price ($mm)
$8,000
rev ($mm)
$2,600
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/14/2015 via BNC Analysis

Symantec Corporation, acquired Narus, Inc

synopsis: Symantec Corporation has acquired Narus, Inc, a cybersecurity business unit of the Boeing Co. Boeing's Electronic & Information Solutions unit, will still own Narus' licensing and intellectual property.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,623.00)
Symantec is a global leader in providing security, storage and systems management solutions to help businesses and consumers secure and manage their information. Headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., Symantec has operations in more than 40 countries. "
target parent: The Boeing Company
target: Narus, Inc
Narus, Inc is a pioneer in cybersecurity data analytics. The company's patented advanced analytics help enterprises, carriers and government customers proactively identify and accelerate the resolution of cyber threats.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/19/2013 via BNC Analysis

Symantec Corporation, acquired PasswordBank Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Symantec is acquiring Spanish startup PasswordBank to add more authentication services. PasswordBank provides a unique Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) platform, a new approach for secure access to corporate identity in today’s complex and hybrid IT environments (Cloud and On-premise).
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,623.00)
Symantec protects the world's information, and is a global leader in security, backup and availability solutions. It's innovative products and services protect people and information in any environment. "
target parent: Inveready
target: PasswordBank Technologies, Inc.
PasswordBank provides a unique Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) platform, a new approach for secure access to corporate identity in today’s complex and hybrid IT environments (Cloud and On-premise).
price ($mm)
$25
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/18/2012 via BusinessWire

Smarsh, Inc., acquired AdvisorSquare

synopsis: Smarsh announced the acquisition of AdvisorSquare from Symantec. AdvisorSquare, the provider of websites designed specifically for financial services professionals, has helped thousands of investment professionals nationwide use the Internet to grow their business since its inception in 1998.
buyer parent: Quest Software, Inc.
buyer: Smarsh, Inc.
Smarsh provides hosted solutions for archiving electronic communications, including email, instant messaging and social media platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. "
target parent: Symantec Corporation
target: AdvisorSquare
AdvisorSquare, the provider of websites designed specifically for financial services professionals, has helped thousands of investment professionals nationwide use the Internet to grow their business since its inception in 1998.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/16/2012 via Market Wire

Symantec Corporation, acquired Nukona Inc.

synopsis: Symantec Corp. announced that it has completed its acquisition of Nukona, a provider of mobile application management. The acquisition of Nukona extends Symantec's enterprise mobility portfolio to include a cross-platform mobile application protection solution.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,623.00)
Symantec is a global leader in providing security, storage and systems management solutions to help consumers and organizations secure and manage their information-driven world. Its software and services protect against more risks at more points, more completely and efficiently. "
target: Nukona Inc.
Nukona is a provider of a mobile application management service. Its App Center is an end-to-end mobile application management and security service, enabling enterprises to secure, deploy and manage both native and web applications on corporate-owned and personal devices.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/9/2012 via BNC Analysis

Symantec Corporation, acquired Odyssey Software, Inc.

synopsis: Odyssey Software Inc., a provider of mobile device mangement software is founded and run by the 2011 Rochester Business Person of the Year has been sold to Symantec Corp., the California-based provider of computer security software best known for its Norton products.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,623.00)
Symantec is a global leader in providing security, storage and systems management solutions to help consumers and organizations secure and manage their information-driven world. Its software and services protect against more risks at more points, more completely and efficiently. "
target: Odyssey Software, Inc.
Odyssey Software is a leading provider of enterprise-class mobile and embedded device management software products and solutions based in West Henrietta (Rochester), New York.
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announced 2/2/2022 via BNC Analysis

Surfshark will be merged with Nord Security,

synopsis: Major VPN providers Surfshark and Nord Security are to merge. Surfshark is a fast-growing cybersecurity company focused on developing humanized privacy & security protection solutions. Nord Security is home for advanced security solutions that share the Nord brand and values, including the world’s most advanced VPN service NordVPN.
buyer: Nord Security
Nord Security is home for advanced security solutions that share the Nord brand and values, including the world’s most advanced VPN service NordVPN, the next-generation password manager NordPass, encrypted cloud storage NordLocker, and the advanced network access security solution NordLayer. "
target: Surfshark
Surfshark is a fast-growing cybersecurity company focused on developing humanized privacy & security protection solutions to secure people's digital lives. Its core product is one of the TOP 3 VPNs globally, trusted by millions of users around the world.
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closed 10/15/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Nord Security, acquired Atlas VPN

synopsis: Nord Security, one of the leaders in the cybersecurity market, is acquiring Atlas VPN, a highly secure, free VPN provider with a mission to make digital privacy and security accessible to everyone. Although Atlas VPN is relatively new to the VPN market, it already has over 6 million users worldwide.
buyer: Nord Security
Nord Security is home for advanced security solutions that share the Nord brand and values, including the world’s most advanced VPN service NordVPN, the next-generation password manager NordPass, encrypted cloud storage NordLocker, and the advanced network access security solution NordLayer. "
target: Atlas VPN
Atlas VPN is a highly secure, free VPN provider with a mission to make digital privacy and security accessible to everyone. Although Atlas VPN is relatively new to the VPN market, it already has over 6 million users worldwide.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 2/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG, acquired BullGuard

synopsis: AVIRA has acquired London-based BullGuard. Both companies are now part of Norton-LifeLock. BullGuard is an award-winning cybersecurity company focused on providing the consumer and small business markets with the confidence to use the internet in absolute safety.
buyer parent: NortonLifeLock
buyer: Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG
Avira provides a consumer-focused portfolio of security and privacy solutions for Windows and Mac computers, Android and iOS smartphones, home networks, and smart devices (IoT). "
target: BullGuard
BullGuard is an award-winning cybersecurity company focused on providing the consumer and small business markets with the confidence to use the internet in absolute safety. The BullGuard product portfolio extends to PC, Mac, tablet and smartphone protection.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/6/2020 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired ibVPN

synopsis: J2 Global, Inc., a leading Internet information and services company, has acquired the assets of ibVPN, a company that provides a VPN, SmartDNS and Proxy solution. Since 2003, they have offered top-notch services that provide World-class personal privacy and data security.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,740.72)
J2 Global is a leading internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Humble Bundle, Speedtest, PCMag, Offers.com, Spiceworks, Everyday Health, BabyCenter and What To Expect in its Digital Media business and eFax, and eVoice, among others. "
target: ibVPN
ibVPN provides a VPN, SmartDNS and Proxy solution. Since 2003, they have offered top-notch services that provide World-class personal privacy and data security.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 7/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

NetProtect, acquired SaferVPN

synopsis: J2 Global has acquired SaferVPN through their subsidiary, NetProtect, a global leader in internet protection. SaferVPN is a leading VPN service trusted by millions of consumers and thousands of businesses worldwide.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: NetProtect
NetProtect is a global leader in internet protection. With a sophisticated yet simple array of consumer and business solutions, NetProtect delivers secure, open access to files, websites, software, and media. "
target: SaferVPN
Founded in 2013, SaferVPN was an idea on a drawing board. Today, they are a leading VPN service trusted by millions of consumers and thousands of businesses worldwide. Building on decades of professional experience, their team brings their expertise to a truly innovative cybersecurity SaaS company.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 5/24/2018 via Company Press Release

Malwarebytes, acquired Binisoft

synopsis: Malwarebytes™, the leading advanced malware prevention and remediation solution, announced the acquisition of Binisoft, a privately-held Romanian company that created Windows Firewall Control to improve how the product is managed and USB Flash Drives Control to regulate how USB removable drives are used.
buyer: Malwarebytes
Malwarebytes protects people and businesses against dangerous threats such as malware & ransomware that escape detection by traditional antivirus solutions. Malwarebytes replaces antivirus solutions to remove the personal obstacles and business interruptions caused by modern cybersecurity threats. "
target: Binisoft
Binisoft is a privately-held Romanian company that created Windows Firewall Control to improve how the product is managed and USB Flash Drives Control to regulate how USB removable drives are used. The company’s Windows Firewall Control is widely used by millions of users.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 11/6/2017 via BusinessWire

Symantec Corporation, acquired SurfEasy

synopsis: Symantec acquired SurfEasy from Opera Software. SurfEasy is a Canada-based Virtual Private Network provider that delivers solutions for online privacy and security on smartphones, tablets and computers. SurfEasy offers a network that harnesses encryption technology to enable customers to use the Internet without being hacked or monitored.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,623.00)
Symantec Corporation, the world’s leading cyber security company, helps organizations, governments and people secure their most important data wherever it lives. Organizations look to Symantec for strategic solutions to defend against sophisticated attacks. "
target parent: Opera Software
target: SurfEasy
SurfEasy is a Canada-based Virtual Private Network provider that delivers solutions for online privacy and security on smartphones, tablets and computers. SurfEasy offers a network that harnesses encryption technology to enable customers to use the Internet without being hacked or monitored.
price ($mm)
$39
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/7/2017 via Reuters

Xunyou, will acquire Lionmobi Holding Limited

synopsis: Xunyou, a China-based company that provides accelerating services for network games and other network real-time interaction applications, will acquire Lionmobi, an Android mobile app developer. Lionmobi's apps help remove junk files, save battery power, and provide antivirus and other security features to keep personal information safe.
buyer: Xunyou (SZSE:300467:$23.57)
Xunyou is a China-based company principally engaged in the provision of accelerating services for network games and other network real-time interaction applications. Its main products include Xunyou network gaming accelerators and Xunyou mobile gaming accelerators. "
target: Lionmobi Holding Limited
Lionmobi is an Android mobile app developer. Their apps help remove junk files, save battery power, and provide antivirus and other security features to keep personal information safe. Their Power Clean and Power Battery apps are highly ranked on Google Play and have over 50 million downloads.
price ($mm)
$396
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

Crossrider Plc, acquired CyberGhost S.R.L.

synopsis: Israeli online distribution and digital product company Crossrider said it has acquired Romanian cyber security software-as-a service (SaaS) provider CyberGhost. As one of the most known VPN suppliers in Germany and Western Europe, CyberGhost's solution focuses on safeguarding personal information when browsing the internet.
buyer: Crossrider Plc (AIM:CROS:$158.73)
Crossrider is an online distribution and digital product company. The company utilises its proprietary marketing technology platforms to prospect, optimise and monetise mobile and web media. Crossrider powers all aspects of an online product to create a superb user experience. "
target: CyberGhost S.R.L.
Founded in 2011 in Romania, CyberGhost S.R.L. is one of the most known VPN suppliers in Germany and Western Europe. The company is specialized in offering the best and most effective way of Internet security: anonymity.
price ($mm)
$6.59
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
10.2x
closed 9/30/2016 via BusinessWire

Avast Software, acquired AVG Technologies

synopsis: Avast Software, the leader in digital security products for consumers and businesses, announced it has acquired a majority stake in AVG Technologies after completing the initial offering period of its tender offer for all of the outstanding ordinary shares of AVG Technologies N.V. They will operate as a single company as of Monday, October 3, 2016.
buyer: Avast Software (LSE:AVST:$941.10)
AVAST Software, maker of the most trusted antivirus in the world, protects nearly 230 million people, computers and mobile devices with its security applications. AVAST's portfolio ranges from free antivirus for PC, Mac, and Android, to premium suites and services for both consumers and business. "
target: AVG Technologies (AVG:$430.61)
AVG is a leading provider of software services to secure devices, data and people. AVG's award-winning consumer portfolio includes internet security, performance optimization, location services, data controls and insights, and privacy and identity protection, for mobile devices and desktops.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,326 [$1,448]
rev ($mm)
$431
EBITDA ($mm)
$125
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
11.7x
closed 7/15/2016 via PR Newswire

Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd merged with Qihoo 360 Consortium,

synopsis: Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd., a leading Internet company in China, announced the completion of the merger by the Qihoo 360 Consortium, led by Qihoo 360 CEO, Hongyi Zhou. Qihoo 360 Technology researches, designs, develops internet security software and sells third party anti-virus software, as well as system optimization products.
buyer: Qihoo 360 Consortium
Qihoo 360 Consortium is led by Qihoo’s chairman, Zhou Hongyi. The investors include the Citic Guoan Group, Golden Brick Silk Road Capital, Sequoia Capital China, Taikang Life Insurance, the Ping An Insurance Group, Sunshine Insurance, New China Capital, Huatai Ruilian, and Huasheng Capital. "
target: Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd (QIHU:$1,804.58)
Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd. is a leading Internet company in China. Qihoo 360 Technology is also the number one provider of Internet and mobile security products in China as measured by its user base.
price ($mm)[EV]
$8,168 [$8,284]*
rev ($mm)
$1,510
EBITDA ($mm)
$368
EV / rev
6.7x
EV / EBITDA
27.3x
closed 3/19/2015 via PR Newswire

Opera Software, acquired SurfEasy

synopsis: Opera Software announced that it has acquired SurfEasy Inc., a leading Toronto-based company that provides an easy-to-use VPN solution for protecting customers' online privacy and security on smartphones, tablets and computers.
buyer: Opera Software (OPERA:$255.45)
Opera Software makes web browsers for desktop computers, mobile phones and tablets, and connected devices such as TVs. Their business also includes mobile advertising services and solutions. Their aim is to give users the best internet experience on any device and any platform. "
target: SurfEasy
SurfEasy Inc. provides easy-to-use solutions for protecting our customers' online privacy and security on any smartphone, tablet and computer. With SurfEasy, customers' identities and locations are hidden from any websites they visit.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 9/7/2012 via Reuters

Google Inc., acquired VirusTotal

synopsis: Google Inc has bought startup VirusTotal. VirusTotal operates by accepting requests for virus checks, running every available protection software on the questioned document or pages, then distributing the results to security vendors.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: VirusTotal
VirusTotal is a free online service that analyzes files and URLs enabling the identification of viruses, worms, trojans and other kinds of malicious content detected by antivirus engines and website scanners.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/1/2011 via PR Newswire

AVG Technologies, acquired Bsecure Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: AVG Technologies, a leading provider of Internet and mobile security, announced its acquisition of the business of Bsecure Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of proprietary, cloud-based technology in the Internet filtering industry since 2001, and the most endorsed software provider for family online safety.
buyer: AVG Technologies (AVG:$430.61)
AVG Technologies is a global security software maker protecting more than 100 million active users in 170 countries from the ever-growing incidence of Web threats, viruses, spam, cyber-scams and hackers on the Internet. "
target: Bsecure Technologies, Inc.
Bsecure Technologies, Inc. is a leading provider of proprietary, cloud-based technology in the Internet filtering industry. Since 2001, Bsecure has been the most endorsed and trusted provider of Internet protection software for the family.
price ($mm)
$5.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/16/2011 via Market Wire

Support.com, Inc., acquired SUPERAntiSpyware.com

synopsis: Support.com, a leading provider of cloud-based technology services and software, announced the acquisition of SUPERAntiSpyware, a provider of software that detects, removes and protects users against spyware, malware and other online threats.
buyer: Support.com, Inc. (SPRT:$46.65)
Support.com, Inc. provides Instant Technology Relief® to consumers and microbusiness. Support.com is a technology enabled services company that is changing the way people manage their technology. "
target: SUPERAntiSpyware.com
SUPERAntiSpyware, a provider of software that detects, removes and protects users against spyware, malware and other online threats. SUPERAntiSpyware detects, removes and protects users from spyware, adware, Trojans, worms, keyloggers, rootkits, hijackers, parasites, dialers and other malware.
price ($mm)
$7.49
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/5/2011 via BusinessWire

Sourcefire, Inc., acquired Immunet Corporation

synopsis: Sourcefire, Inc., the creator of Snort® and a leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions, announced the acquisition of Immunet, a leading provider of advanced cloud-based anti-malware technologies. Immunet provides a groundbreaking approach to cybersecurity.
buyer: Sourcefire, Inc. (FIRE:$223.10)
Sourcefire, Inc., is a world leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions. Sourcefire is transforming the way Global 2000 organizations and government agencies manage and minimize network security risks. "
target: Immunet Corporation
Immunet was founded in July 2008 by AntiVirus industry veterans to address a sweeping shift in the Internet threat landscape. Immunet Protect 2.0 is a free Cloud Antivirus download that provides real-time protection from over 14 million threats daily.
price ($mm)
$21
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/9/2010 via BusinessWire

AVG Technologies, acquired DroidSecurity

synopsis: AVG Technologies, the world’s leading provider of free Consumer security solutions, announced the acquisition of Tel Aviv-based DroidSecurity, a pioneer in cloud-based mobile security, from its founders and investors.
buyer: AVG Technologies (AVG:$430.61)
AVG is a global security software maker protecting more than 110 million consumers and small businesses in 170 countries from the ever-growing incidence of web threats, viruses, spam, cyber-scams and hackers on the Internet. "
target: DroidSecurity
DroidSecurity™, makers of the first full-featured Android anti-malware application DroidSecurity mobile Security Suite, was founded in 2009 by Dror Shalev, Omri Sigelman and Eran Pfeffer, and is based in Tel Aviv, Israel.
price ($mm)
$4.10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/1/2010 via PR Newswire

WebRoot Software, Inc., acquired Prevx

synopsis: Webroot, the first Internet security service company, announced it has acquired Prevx, provider of the world's most scalable and effective cloud-based anti-malware solutions. Webroot will integrate Prevx's technology into its cloud security services to deliver the industry's most effective online protection for consumers and businesses.
buyer: WebRoot Software, Inc.
Webroot is a leading provider of Internet security for consumers and businesses worldwide. Webroot's products include email, Web and archiving security services for businesses, and anti-malware, privacy and identity protection for consumers. "
target: Prevx
Founded in 2001, Derby, England-based Prevx provides products with unparalleled capabilities for protecting home PCs, corporate networks and mobile devices from the latest malware threats, including zero-day exploits, as soon as they're detected.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/18/2008 via Market Wire

Synthasite, will acquire Clickpass

synopsis: SynthaSite, the leading do-it-yourself free Web site builder, announced it has agreed to acquire Clickpass, an OpenID provider and authentication gateway that simplifies OpenID integration and use.
buyer: Synthasite
SynthaSite offers a free Web site creation tool that empowers everyday users and small businesses to easily create professional quality Web sites. SynthaSite's intuitive drag and drop technology enables users to easily incorporate a variety of widgets. "
target: Clickpass
Clickpass makes OpenID easy to use and brings OpenID closer to the mainstream than any other company has done before.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/18/2008 via Market Wire

Symantec Corporation, will acquire PC Tools

synopsis: Symantec Corp. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire PC Tools, a global provider of innovative software products designed to protect the privacy and security of Windows computer users. The transaction is expected to close by the end of the calendar year.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,623.00)
Symantec is a global leader in infrastructure software, enabling businesses and consumers to have confidence in a connected world. The company helps customers protect their infrastructure, information and interactions by delivering software and services that address risks to security. "
target: PC Tools
PC Tools is a global software leader with a cache of security and utility products, including the multi award-winning Spyware DoctorTM. PC Tools is an industry leader in real-time anti-spyware and has a number of key patents pending.
price ($mm)
$250
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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ServiceNow is changing the way people work. With a service-orientation toward the activities, tasks and processes that make up day-to-day work life, ServiceNow helps the modern enterprise operate faster and be more scalable than ever before.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$5,532.48
EBITDA ($mm)
$679.24
EBIT ($mm)
$239.86
Net Income ($mm)
$220.50
Employees
13096
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Ticker: ENXTPA:CAS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cast S.A.
Cast S.A.
CAST is the market leader in Software Intelligence, with technology backed by $150 million in software analysis and measurement R&D. CAST technology helps digital leaders and doers see the truth, become software geniuses and deliver super software - resilient, responsive, safe and secure software.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$42.51
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.46)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
365
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Ticker: IS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ironSource
ironSource
Israel-based ironSource is a leading business platform for the App Economy. App developers use ironSource's platform to turn their apps into successful, scalable businesses, leveraging a comprehensive set of software solutions which help them grow and engage users, monetize content, and more.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$451.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$91.45
EBIT ($mm)
$78.45
Net Income ($mm)
$69.15
Employees
898
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Ticker: CDNS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cadence Design Systems
Cadence Design Systems
Cadence Design Systems, Inc. develops electronic design automation software and hardware for worldwide. Its products and services are used to design and develop integrated circuits (ICs), and electronics systems.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,682.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$800.42
EBIT ($mm)
$654.77
Net Income ($mm)
$590.64
Employees
8800
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Ticker: SNPS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Synopsys, Inc.
Synopsys, Inc.
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing the electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a leader in electronic design automation and semiconductor IP, and in software quality and security testing with its Coverity solutions.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$4,504.13
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,173.51
EBIT ($mm)
$958.78
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: NasdaqCM:NXTP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NextPlay Technologies, Inc.
NextPlay Technologies, Inc.
NextPlay Technologies, Inc. is a technology solutions company offering gaming, in-game advertising, crypto-banking, connected TV and travel booking services to consumers and corporations within a growing worldwide digital ecosystem.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.67)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.06)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
21
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Ticker: CDRB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Code Rebel
Code Rebel is an enterprise software company that develops, licenses, and supports software designed for cross-platform enterprise security and productivity.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$0.53
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.73)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4
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Ticker: ENXTBR:BAR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Barco n.v.
Barco n.v.
Barco, a global technology company, designs and develops visualization products - encompassing the entire visualization spectrum - for a variety of selected professional markets: entertainment & corporate, healthcare, industrial & government, and defense & aerospace.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$1,330.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$113.99
EBIT ($mm)
$80.75
Net Income ($mm)
$30.40
Employees
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Ticker: XRTX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Xyratex Ltd.
Xyratex Ltd.
Xyratex is a leading provider of data storage technology, including modular solutions for the enterprise data storage industry and hard disk drive (HDD) capital equipment for the HDD industry.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$1,158.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$41.67
EBIT ($mm)
$20.58
Net Income ($mm)
$17.66
Employees
1960
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Ticker: DDOG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Datadog, Inc.
Datadog, Inc.
Datadog is the monitoring and security platform for cloud applications. Its SaaS platform integrates and automates infrastructure monitoring, application performance monitoring, and log management to provide unified, real-time observability of its customers’ entire technology stack.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,028.78
EBITDA ($mm)
$25.57
EBIT ($mm)
$2.63
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2185
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Ticker: SWI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SolarWinds
SolarWinds
SolarWinds provides powerful and affordable IT management software to customers worldwide, from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses, managed service providers (MSPs), government agencies, and educational institutions.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,019.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$167.35
EBIT ($mm)
$70.22
Net Income ($mm)
$104.95
Employees
2155
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Ticker: ADIC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Advanced Digital Information Corporation
Advanced Digital Information Corporation is a leading provider of Intelligent Storage(TM) solutions to the open systems marketplace. ADIC is the world's largest supplier of automated tape systems using the drive technologies most often employed for backing up open system, client-server networks.
year
2005
rev ($mm)
$454.20
EBITDA ($mm)
$30.70
EBIT ($mm)
$4.10
Net Income ($mm)
$14.30
Employees
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Ticker: XTRA:OSP2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
USU Software AG
USU Software AG
Founded in 1977, USU offers software solutions and consulting services for IT and knowledge-based service Management, e.g. the IT service management suite Valuemation, the knowledge base Knowledge Center and the IT self-service solution Smart Link.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$78.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$11.23
EBIT ($mm)
$9.04
Net Income ($mm)
$7.41
Employees
544
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Ticker: SYMC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NortonLifeLock
NortonLifeLock
NortonLifeLock Inc. is a global leader in consumer Cyber Safety. NortonLifeLock is dedicated to helping secure the devices, identities, online privacy, and home and family needs of nearly 50 million consumers, providing them with a trusted ally in a complex digital world.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,623.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,235.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,129.00
Net Income ($mm)
$617.00
Employees
2800
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Ticker: AIM:CROS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kape Technologies plc
Kape Technologies plc
Based in the UK, Kape is a leading 'privacy-first' digital security software provider to consumers. Through its range of privacy and security products, Kape focuses on protecting consumers and their personal data as they go about their daily digital lives.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$158.73
EBITDA ($mm)
$46.38
EBIT ($mm)
$27.85
Net Income ($mm)
$36.19
Employees
364
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Ticker: NQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NQ Mobile Inc.
NQ Mobile Inc.
NQ Mobile Inc. is a leading global provider of consumer and enterprise mobile Internet services. NQ Mobile's portfolio of offerings includes mobile security and productivity, mobile search, mobile games & advertising applications.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$375.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.65
EBIT ($mm)
($15.87)
Net Income ($mm)
$3.53
Employees
1019
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Ticker: ASX:WGL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wangle Technologies Limited
Wangle Technologies Limited
Wangle Technologies is an Australian company that develops network optimising technologies. Their Wangle Mobile VPN app is Australia's best mobile VPN for secure, private browsing. Their Family Insights app allows parents to analyse their children’s online activity and detect emerging threats.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.01
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.06)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.08)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1
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Ticker: NTGR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NETGEAR, Inc.
NETGEAR, Inc. designs innovative, branded technology solutions that address the specific networking, storage, and security needs of small- to medium-sized businesses and home users.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,321.23
EBITDA ($mm)
$149.01
EBIT ($mm)
$115.90
Net Income ($mm)
$75.55
Employees
963
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Ticker: ZS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zscaler, Inc.
Zscaler is a leading cloud-based information security company. Zscaler offers a secure internet and web gateway that creates fast, secure connections between users and applications, regardless of device, location, or network.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$601.91
EBITDA ($mm)
($155.58)
EBIT ($mm)
($183.78)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2020
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Ticker: TENB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tenable Network Security Inc
Tenable Network Security Inc
Tenable is the Cyber Exposure company. Tenable helps organizations of all sizes accurately understand and reduce their cyber risk. Tenable.io, their Cyber Exposure platform, provides broad visibility and deep analytics to secure the entire modern attack surface.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$541.13
EBITDA ($mm)
($25.60)
EBIT ($mm)
($41.77)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A263860
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Genians, Inc.
Genians, Inc.
Genians, Inc. is a South Korean-based provider of Network Access Control (NAC) solutions. Their flagship product, Genian NAC, helps businesses maintain smart visiblity and control of all of their IT assets and ensures the highest level of security compliance by using cloud technology.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$18.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.74
EBIT ($mm)
$2.43
Net Income ($mm)
$2.21
Employees
0
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Ticker: TASE: SAFE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Safe-T
Safe-T
Based in Israel, Safe-T is a leading provider of software-defined access solutions which mitigate attacks on enterprises' business-critical services and sensitive data. With Safe-T's software-defined access, companies secure their data, services, and networks from internal and external data threats.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$5.14
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.21)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.41)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
63
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Ticker: TUFN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tufin
Tufin
Tufin simplifies management of some of the largest, most complex networks in the world, consisting of thousands of firewall and network devices and emerging hybrid cloud infrastructures.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$110.95
EBITDA ($mm)
($34.43)
EBIT ($mm)
($36.33)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: TSE:4704
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trend Micro Inc.
Trend Micro Inc.
As a global leader in IT security, Trend Micro develops innovative security solutions that make the world safe for businesses and consumers to exchange digital information. They are recognized as the market leader in server security, cloud security, and small business content security.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,496.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$479.05
EBIT ($mm)
$334.22
Net Income ($mm)
$262.51
Employees
6562
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Ticker: NasdaqGS:MNDT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Mandiant Corporation
Mandiant Corporation
Since their founding in 2004, Mandiant has become one of the world's most trusted cyber security firms, helping identify and defend against some of the most high-profile cyber security breaches for top Fortune 100 companies and governments around the world.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$483.45
EBITDA ($mm)
($238.48)
EBIT ($mm)
($321.61)
Net Income ($mm)
$916.14
Employees
2335
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Ticker: QLYS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Qualys, Inc.
Qualys, Inc.
Qualys, Inc. is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions. Qualys helps organizations streamline their security and compliance solutions in a single platform and build security into digital transformation initiatives for better outcomes and substantial savings.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$384.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$112.45
EBIT ($mm)
$77.37
Net Income ($mm)
$67.93
Employees
1535
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Varonis Systems
Varonis is a pioneer in data security and analytics. Varonis' Data Security Platform detects insider threats and cyberattacks by analyzing data, account activity, and user behavior. Their platform prevents and limits disaster by discovering and locking down sensitive, regulated and stale data.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$270.05
EBITDA ($mm)
($75.90)
EBIT ($mm)
($85.22)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1574
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Route1 Inc.
Route1 Inc.
Route1 is an advanced North American provider of industrial-grade data intelligence, user authentication, and ultra-secure mobile workforce solutions. The Company helps all manner of organizations to make intelligent use of devices and data for immediate process improvements.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$22.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.30
EBIT ($mm)
$0.89
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
38
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