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closed 10/15/2008 via Company Press Release

Sagem Sécurité, purchased Biometrics Business from Motorola, Inc.

synopsis: SAFRAN through Sagem Sécurité, its wholly owned subsidiary and a world leader in ID solutions based on biometrics, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the biometric business unit within Motorola Inc., which includes its Printrak trademark.
buyer parent: Safran SA
buyer: Sagem Sécurité
Sagem Sécurité is part of the Defense and Security Branch of the SAFRAN group. It is the world leader in digital fingerprint biometrics and a leading player in multibiometric technologies, smartcards, secure transactions and ID management solutions. "
seller: Motorola, Inc. (MSI:$8,124.00)
Motorola is known around the world for innovation and leadership in wireless and broadband communications. The people of Motorola are committed to helping their customers to get and stay connected simply and seamlessly to the people, information, and entertainment that they want and need.
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$177
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$109
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$14
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closed 12/22/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Aware, Inc., acquired Fortress Identity

synopsis: Aware, Inc., a leading global provider of biometrics software products, solutions and services, has acquired Fortress Identity, a pioneering provider of digital ID verification and biometric authentication.
buyer: Aware, Inc. (US:AWRE:$16.28)
Aware is the world’s leading provider of biometrics products and solutions. Aware’s identity verification and management solutions support financial services, enterprise security, healthcare, human resources, citizen ID, border management, law enforcement, defense, and intelligence. "
target: Fortress Identity
Fortress Identity is an intelligent biometrics platform that replaces passwords with secure multimodal and multi-factor identification, using an individual’s unique human biometrics for secure identity authentication.
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closed 10/27/2021 via Company Press Release

Onfido, acquired EYN Limited

synopsis: Onfido, the global identity verification and authentication provider, has acquired EYN, a provider of identity verification software in the UK. EYN enables businesses to identify users with airport grade security with just a smartphone. They provide solutions for identity document verification and biometric authentication.
buyer: Onfido
Onfido is a global provider of identity verification and authentication solutions. Onfido helps over 800 companies to verify their users. Their AI-based technology assesses whether a user’s government-issued ID is genuine or fraudulent, and then compares it against their facial biometrics. "
target: EYN Limited
EYN is a provider of identity verification software in the UK. EYN enables businesses to identify users with airport grade security with just a smartphone. They provide solutions for identity document verification and biometric authentication.
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closed 6/22/2021 via BusinessWire

Ping Identity Corporation, acquired SecuredTouch

synopsis: Ping Identity Holding Corp. has acquired Israel-based SecuredTouch, a leader in fraud and bot detection and mitigation. By leveraging behavioral biometrics, AI, machine learning, and deep learning, SecuredTouch provides identity, risk, and fraud teams unmatched early visibility into potential malicious activity happening across digital properties.
buyer: Ping Identity Corporation (PING:$251.12)
Ping Identity is the Intelligent Identity solution for the enterprise. The PingOne Cloud Platform provides customers, workforce, and partners with access to cloud, mobile, SaaS and on-premises applications across the hybrid enterprise. "
target: SecuredTouch
Based in Israel, SecuredTouch is an industry leader in bot attack prevention, identity risk, and fraud intelligence. SecuredTouch helps organizations address multiple fraud use cases with one platform, including account takeover, bot detection, payment fraud and more.
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closed 2/12/2020 via BusinessWire

BioCatch, acquired AimBrain Solutions Ltd

synopsis: BioCatch, the global leader in behavioral biometrics, has acquired AimBrain, a cloud-based, multimodal identity authentication solution in the UK. AimBrain combines passive and active biometrics modules to create authentication solutions that protect against fraud.
buyer: BioCatch
BioCatch is the global leader in behavioral biometrics. BioCatch enables secure online experiences through innovation in AI-driven behavioral biometrics. BioCatch is used by banks and other enterprises to reduce online fraud and protect against cyber threats, without compromising user experience. "
target: AimBrain Solutions Ltd
AimBrain is a cloud-based, multimodal identity authentication solution in the UK. AimBrain combines passive and active biometrics modules to create authentication solutions that protect against fraud. AimBrain is omni-channel, deployed using open-source SDKs and adheres to best security practices.
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closed 1/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

Veriff Inc, acquired BrowserID

synopsis: Online identity verification company Veriff has just acquired device insight and network intelligence company BrowserID. BrowserID serves international customers like Ekspress Grupp, GoEuro, Heathmont, TransferWise and 8bet. BrowserID will continue to provide services to its customers based on same agreements as before acquisition.
buyer: Veriff Inc
Estonia-based Veriff is a technology company that transforms physical identity to online. Veriff's breakthrough technology helps organizations establish customer relations quickly and securely. Retailers can focus on risk-free global growth instead of carrying out customer due diligence procedures. "
target: BrowserID
Based in Estonia, BrowserID is focused on delivering device and network intelligence software as a service. BrowserID offers integrate active, passive and network fingerprinting. BrowserID label risk information and tag browsers to facilitate detection.
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announced 10/24/2018 via Company Press Release

Grupo Amper, will acquire Rubricall SL

synopsis: Grupo Amber, a multinational company, will be acquiring Rubricall, a software development company specializing in Security Software. Their well-known products and services include validation of ID documents, identification through biometrics and AI technologies, and voice signature technology.
buyer: Grupo Amper (:$153.29)
Grupo Amper, a multinational company based in Madrid, Spain, has a mission to facilitate the transformation of the market towards new business models, integrating sectoral solutions and communications technology. "
target: Rubricall SL
Based in Spain, Rubricall is a software development company specializing in Security Software. Their well-known products and services include validation of ID documents, identification through biometrics and AI technologies, and voice signature technology.
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closed 9/26/2018 via Company Press Release

VoiceTrust merged with LumenVox LLC,

synopsis: LumenVox LLC and VoiceTrust GmbH announce that they have merged their operations to create a leading global provider of speech technology and biometric authentication solutions. VoiceTrust provides voice biometrics solutions that make authentication more secure than passwords, PINs, and security questions.
buyer: LumenVox LLC
LumenVox is a speech automation solutions company providing core speech technologies that include the LumenVox Speech Recognizer, Text-to-Speech Engine, Call Progress Analysis, and Speech Tuner, Natural language solutions support and Multifactor Biometric Authentication. "
target: VoiceTrust
Based in Germany, VoiceTrust provides voice biometrics solutions that make authentication more secure than passwords, PINs, and security questions. Their multi-factor authentication solutions prevent identity theft, protect access to applications, and deliver an enjoyable authentication experience.
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closed 1/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

Facebook, acquired Confirm.io

synopsis: Social media giant Facebook Inc. said it has acquired Confirm.io, a startup specializing in authenticating government-issued identity documents. Confirm.io has developed advanced forensic software that can pull information from an ID card and combine it with facial recognition and other biometrics to confirm a person’s identity.
buyer: Facebook (FB:$94,399.00)
Facebook is a social utility that helps people better understand the world around them. Facebook develops technologies that facilitate the spread of information through social networks allowing people to share information online the same way they do in the real world. "
target: Confirm.io
Confirm.io is a startup specializing in authenticating government-issued identity documents. The company has developed advanced forensic software that can pull information from an ID card and combine it with facial recognition and other biometrics to confirm a person’s identity.
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closed 10/19/2017 via PR Newswire

Sterling Talent Solutions, purchased Commercial Segment from SureID, Inc

synopsis: Sterling Talent Solutions, one of the world's largest background screening and HR solutions companies, announced it has acquired the commercial segment business of SureID, Inc. The commercial segment is a leading provider of advanced identity management and biometric capture and processing solutions.
buyer: Sterling Talent Solutions
Sterling Talent Solutions delivers a simpler, smarter background screening and onboarding experience for employers worldwide. Their suite of cloud-based background screening and onboarding solutions deliver accurate, reliable results and tools to maintain compliance throughout the hiring cycle. "
seller: SureID, Inc
The acquisition includes the commercial segment business of SureID, Inc. The commercial segment is a leading provider of advanced identity management and biometric capture and processing solutions.
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closed 5/1/2017 via BusinessWire

Gemalto NV, purchased Identity Management Business from 3M

synopsis: 3M announced that it has completed the sale of its identity management business to Gemalto, a world leader in digital security. 3M’s identity management business provides biometric hardware and software that enable identity verification and authentication, as well as secure materials and document readers.
buyer: Gemalto NV (ENXTAM:GTO:$3,383.47)
Gemalto creates the secure software and technologies needed to bring trust to an increasingly connected world. Their solutions and services generate value for businesses and governments by protecting identities and data wherever they are. "
seller: 3M (MMM:$32,765.00)
The acquisition includes the identity management business of 3M. 3M’s identity management business provides biometric hardware and software that enable identity verification and authentication, as well as secure materials and document readers.
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announced 3/29/2017 via BusinessWire

MasterCard Incorporated, will acquire NuData Security

synopsis: Mastercard announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire NuData Security, a global technology company that helps businesses prevent online and mobile fraud using session and biometric indicators. NuData’s flagship NuDetect product identifies authentic users from fraudsters based on their online, mobile app and smartphone interactions.
buyer: MasterCard Incorporated (MA:$17,788.00)
MasterCard is a technology company in the global payments industry. Mastercard operates the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. "
target: NuData Security
NuData Security is an award-winning passive biometrics and behavioral analytics company. Their flagship product, NuDetect, helps organizations form digital trust by identifying users based on their online interactions - behavior that can't be mimicked or replicated by a third party.
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announced 8/20/2015 via BNC Analysis

Aluf Holdings, Inc., will acquire Triad Biometrics LLC

synopsis: Aluf Holdings, Inc. announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Triad Biometrics, LLC, a biometric software innovator, to acquire its assets. Triad Biometrics developed TEAMS, an enterprise level fingerprint biometric identification and authentication product that is setting a new paradigm for security and accountability.
buyer: Aluf Holdings, Inc. (OTCPK:AHIX:$0.29)
Aluf Holdings, Inc. is a holding company engaged in acquiring, operating and managing subsidiary companies in the development and sale of proprietary software. Their goal is to strategically acquire profitable businesses with strong growth potential in the software and technology industries. "
target: Triad Biometrics LLC
Triad Biometrics developed TEAMS, a groundbreaking enterprise level fingerprint biometric identification and authentication product that is setting a new paradigm for security, interoperability, and accountability. TEAMS represents the next-generation in securely accessing web based applications.
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closed 2/23/2015 via BusinessWire

FotoNation Limited, acquired Smart Sensors Ltd

synopsis: FotoNation Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tessera Technologies, Inc. and the leading provider of computational imaging solutions for smartphones and digital still cameras, announced its acquisition of Smart Sensors Limited, an award winning developer of iris recognition biometric technology.
buyer parent: Tessera Technologies, Inc.
buyer: FotoNation Limited
FotoNation is giving life to computational imaging by merging technology with emotion. FotoNation develops technologies that serve the computational imaging space for handsets and cameras, as well as the automotive, surveillance, security, and augmented reality markets. "
target: Smart Sensors Ltd
Smart Sensors Limited helps its customers to build iris recognition engines. It does this either directly through collaborative development, or by supplying development tools, software and expertise for various product and processor platforms.
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closed 9/2/2014 via Company Press Release

Kofax, Inc., acquired SoftPro GmbH

synopsis: Kofax Limited, a leading provider of smart process applications for the business critical First Mile of customer interactions, announced that it acquired Softpro GmbH, a leading provider of signature verification, fraud prevention and electronic signature software and services.
buyer: Kofax, Inc. (KFX:$301.53)
Kofax plc is the leading provider of capture enabled business process management (BPM) solutions. It automates information-intensive processes to help enterprises streamline operations, increase productivity & better engage with their customers for a competitive advantage & growth. "
target: SoftPro GmbH
SoftPro is the leading vendor of systems for the verification of handwritten signatures worldwide. The company's portfolio contains solutions for authentic processes and documents. For this purpose static and dynamic (biometric) characteristics of signatures are extracted and evaluated.
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closed 2/10/2014 via BusinessWire

HID Global, acquired Lumidigm

synopsis: HID Global®, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, announced the acquisition of Lumidigm®, a global leader in authentication solutions that use multispectral imaging technology, software, and biometric fingerprint sensors to authenticate identities with a high degree of certainty.
buyer parent: ASSA ABLOY AB
buyer: HID Global
HID Global is the trusted source for secure identity solutions for millions of customers around the world. Recognized for robust quality, innovative designs and industry leadership, HID Global is the supplier of choice for OEMs, system integrators and application developers. "
target: Lumidigm
Lumidigm Inc., a global leader in authentication solutions is dedicated to enabling convenient, secure, and reliable identification of people, products and credentials. The Lumidigm Advantage is also suitable for industrial, commercial, and transportation applications.
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closed 2/9/2012 via BusinessWire

VoiceTrust, acquired Perceive Solutions Inc.

synopsis: VoiceTrust, a provider of digital payments and voice biometric solutions, announced the acquisition of Montreal based voice technology firm Perceive Solutions Inc. Perceive Solutions unique technology portfolio represents an innovation in voice biometrics that can identify and authenticate speakers in any language with free form speech.
buyer: VoiceTrust
VoiceTrust is a global provider of digital payment and voice biometric solutions. VoiceTrust is dedicated to continuous innovation and development of patented technologies. "
target: Perceive Solutions Inc.
Perceive Solutions unique technology portfolio represents an innovation in voice biometrics that can identify and authenticate speakers in any language with free form speech.
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closed 4/5/2010 via BusinessWire

L-1 Identity Solutions, acquired Retica Systems Inc.

synopsis: L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of identity solutions and services, announced it acquired substantially all of the tangible and intangible assets of Retica Systems, Inc. including iris-on-the-move and iris-at–a-distance product inventory, algorithms and software, and related intellectual property rights and customer contracts.
buyer: L-1 Identity Solutions (ID:$0.00)
L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc., together with its portfolio of companies, offers a comprehensive set of products and solutions for protecting and securing personal identities and assets. L-1 leverages the industry's most advanced multi-modal biometric platform for finger, face and iris recognition. "
target: Retica Systems Inc.
Retica Systems, Inc. is the only, full-eye biometric technology company. Retica offers the most advanced and accurate eye biometric authentication solutions for logical, physical and digital ID applications to government, industry and business enterprises worldwide.
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closed 4/16/2008 via BusinessWire

Authentec, Inc., acquired EzValidation

synopsis: AuthenTec, the world’s leading provider of fingerprint sensors and solutions, acquired the software assets of EzValidation, formerly a California-based provider of fingerprint sensor authentication and user interface software. AuthenTec acquired the portfolio of EzValidation software, including its EzPassport fingerprint authentication software.
buyer: Authentec, Inc.
AuthenTec is the leader in providing fingerprint authentication sensors and solutions to the high-volume PC, wireless device, and access control markets. AuthenTec's award-winning sensors deliver the most convenient, reliable and cost-effective means available for enabling touch-powered features. "
target: EzValidation
EzValidation is a California-based provider of fingerprint sensor authentication and user interface software. It's flagship product, EzPassport is an easy-to-use fingerprint authentication software application for Microsoft Windows-based systems.
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closed 1/10/2007 via BusinessWire

Cathay International Holdings Limited, merged with Cyber Operations, Inc.

synopsis: Cyber Operations, Inc. has completed its merger with Cathay International Holdings. As a result of this transaction being completed, Cyber Operations will integrate its business operations into the public entity, with its shares traded under the symbol CYPJ.OB.
buyer: Cathay International Holdings Limited
Cathay International Holdings Limited specializes in real estate development, hotel management, and property investment in China. Hotels managed by the group include Xiyuan Site located in Beijing and the Landmark Hotel, a luxury property located in Shenzhen. "
target: Cyber Operations, Inc.
Cyber Operations designs, markets and distributes advanced software-based security solutions including large-scale network security, access control and biometric technologies, and comprehensive digital content management and distribution solutions.
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closed 12/16/2021 via Company Press Release

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired 911 Datamaster, Inc.

synopsis: Motorola Solutions announced it has acquired 911 Datamaster, Inc., a Next Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) data solutions provider. 911 Datamaster’s suite of NG9-1-1 location solutions helps ensure that emergency calls are accurately located and routed based on the caller’s location, enabling a faster response from first responders.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$8,124.00)
Motorola Solutions is a global leader in public safety and enterprise security. Their technology platforms in communications, command center software, video security solutions, and managed and support services make cities safer and help communities and businesses thrive. "
target: 911 Datamaster, Inc.
911 Datamaster builds best-in-class 9-1-1 data validation and routing software. 911 Datamaster’s suite of NG9-1-1 location solutions helps ensure that emergency calls are accurately located and routed based on the caller’s location, enabling a faster response from first responders.
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closed 11/3/2021 via BusinessWire

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired Envysion, Inc.

synopsis: Motorola Solutions has acquired Envysion, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise video security and business analytics solutions for the quick-service restaurant and retail industries. With the acquisition, Motorola Solutions will bring greater operational efficiency and safety to the vast restaurant and retail industries across the U.S.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$8,124.00)
Motorola Solutions is a global leader in public safety and enterprise security. Their technology platforms in communications, command center software, video security solutions, and managed and support services make cities safer and help communities and businesses thrive. "
target: Envysion, Inc.
Envysion is a provider of video-driven business intelligence solutions. Its cloud-based solution integrates video systems with sales data to proactively identify potentially fraudulent transactions and highlight sales patterns and in-store activity without the need to monitor hours of video footage.
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closed 8/31/2020 via BusinessWire

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired Callyo

synopsis: Motorola Solutions, Inc. announced it has acquired Callyo, a cloud-based mobile applications provider for law enforcement. Their portfolio includes two application suites – 10-21, which simplifies communication between first responders and citizens, and Callyo, which provides investigative tools that improve digital evidence collection.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$8,124.00)
Motorola Solutions is a global leader in mission-critical communications. Their technology platforms in communications, command center software, video security solutions, and managed and support services make cities safer and help communities and businesses thrive. "
target: Callyo
Callyo is a SaaS serving thousands of public safety customers across North America. Its portfolio includes two application suites – 10-21, which simplifies communication between first responders and citizens, and Callyo, which provides investigative tools that improve digital evidence collection.
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closed 7/11/2019 via BusinessWire

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired WatchGuard, Inc.

synopsis: Motorola Solutions, Inc. has acquired WatchGuard, Inc., a U.S. leader in mobile video solutions. WatchGuard designs and manufactures in-car video systems, body-worn cameras, evidence management systems, and software. WatchGuard solutions enable law enforcement users to capture, manage, store and share high-quality video evidence.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$8,124.00)
Motorola Solutions is a global leader in mission-critical communications. Their technology platforms in communications, command center software, video security solutions, and managed and support services make cities safer and help communities and businesses thrive. "
target: WatchGuard, Inc.
WatchGuard is a leading provider of mobile video solutions for law enforcement. Its products include in-car video systems and body-worn cameras along with evidence management software. WatchGuard’s solutions increase transparency and accountability, reduce agency liability, and more.
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closed 1/9/2019 via Company Press Release

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired VaaS International Holdings

synopsis: Motorola Solutions, Inc. announced it has acquired VaaS International Holdings, Inc. (VaaS), the leading global provider of AI-driven image capture and analysis technology. They are structured as a holding company with two wholly-owned subsidiaries, Digital Recognition Network (DRN) and Vigilant Solutions.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$8,124.00)
Motorola Solutions, Inc. provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world. Their innovations, products, and services play essential roles in people's lives. "
target: VaaS International Holdings
VaaS (Video Analysis as a Service) International Holdings, Inc. is the leading global provider of AI-driven image capture and analysis technology. They are structured as a holding company with two wholly-owned subsidiaries, Digital Recognition Network (DRN) and Vigilant Solutions.
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closed 8/28/2017 via BusinessWire

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired Kodiak Networks

synopsis: Motorola Solutions announced it has acquired Kodiak Networks. Kodiak is a provider of a standards-based Push-to-Talk (PTT) communication platform to wireless carriers and operators as a software-as-a-service solution. The Kodiak Broadband PTT platform delivers fast, reliable, and secure calling with LMR interoperability over various networks.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$8,124.00)
Motorola Solutions, Inc. provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world. Their innovations, products, and services play essential roles in people's lives. "
target: Kodiak Networks
Kodiak is a provider of a standards-based Push-to-Talk (PTT) communication platform to wireless carriers and operators as a software-as-a-service solution. The Kodiak Broadband PTT platform delivers fast, reliable, and secure calling with LMR interoperability over 4G LTE, WiFi, and 3G networks.
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closed 3/7/2018 via BusinessWire

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired Airbus DS Communications

synopsis: Motorola Solutions, a company that provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world, has acquired Airbus DS Communications, a leading provider in North America of command center software for emergency call handling.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$8,124.00)
Motorola Solutions, Inc. provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world. Their innovations, products, and services play essential roles in people's lives. "
target parent: Airbus Group
target: Airbus DS Communications
Airbus DS Communications is a leading provider in North America of command center software for emergency call handling. Its VESTA ® suite is a comprehensive 911 call-handling solution, operating on a flexible, open software architecture.
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closed 12/8/2016 via Company Press Release

Motorola Solutions, Inc., purchased Mobile Assets Communications System from Cyfas Systems Ltd.

synopsis: Motorola Solutions announced it has acquired the Mobile Assets Communications System (MACS) from Cyfas Systems, along with related ICCS (Integrated Communications Control System) products. MACS is an innovative unified communications platform for control rooms. MACS provides enhanced ICCS functionality, supporting critical control room operations.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$8,124.00)
Motorola Solutions, Inc. provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world. Their innovations, products, and services play essential roles in people's lives. "
seller: Cyfas Systems Ltd.
Mobile Assets Communications System is an innovative unified communications platform for the next generation of control rooms. Cyfas Systems provides, installs and services radio based communications systems. The company supplies a range of radio equipment, call systems and control room solutions.
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closed 11/9/2016 via BNC Analysis

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired Gridstone

synopsis: Motorola Solutions, a company that provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world, has acquired Gridstone, a privately held company which specializes in iOS apps for public agency use.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$8,124.00)
Motorola Solutions, Inc. provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world. Their innovations, products, and services play essential roles in people's lives. "
target: Gridstone
Gridstone is a privately held company which specializes in iOS apps for public agency use. Gridstone develops mobile applications that are well-designed, easy-to-use and proven in helping organisations overcome their most complex workflow management problems. They are based in Australia.
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closed 11/10/2016 via BusinessWire

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired Spillman Technologies

synopsis: Motorola Solutions announced that it has completed its acquisition of Spillman Technologies, a provider of comprehensive law enforcement and public safety software solutions for computer-aided dispatch (CAD) and records management systems (RMS). Spillman provides public safety software to more than 1,700 agencies throughout the United States.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$8,124.00)
Motorola Solutions, Inc. provides mission-critical communications products and services to public safety and commercial customers around the world. Their innovations, products, and services play essential roles in people's lives. "
target: Spillman Technologies
Spillman specializes in integrated on-premises and cloud software solutions, including Computer-Aided Dispatch, Records Management Systems, Mobile Data & Field Reporting, Mapping & GIS, Jail Management Systems, Fire, Data Sharing, Personnel & Resources, and Analytics & Intelligence-Led Policing.
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Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired PublicEngines

synopsis: Motorola Solutions has acquired PublicEngines, a privately held provider of cloud-based solutions that deliver crime analysis, predictive policing and citizen engagement capabilities for law enforcement agencies, governments and other organizations.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$8,124.00)
Motorola Solutions is a leading provider of mission-critical solutions and services for public safety and commercial customers. Through leading-edge innovation and communications technology, it is a global leader that enables its customers to be their best in the moments that matter. "
target: PublicEngines
PublicEngines develops easy-to-use, cloud-based software that helps law enforcement, government, defense and other organizations gather, analyze and share intelligence to improve public safety.
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closed 2/12/2015 via BusinessWire

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired Emergency CallWorks

synopsis: Motorola Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of mission-critical communication solutions and services for public safety and commercial customers, announced that it has acquired Emergency CallWorks, a privately held leading provider of Next-Generation 9-1-1 (NG9-1-1) call-taking software for public safety.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$8,124.00)
Motorola Solutions is a leading provider of mission-critical solutions and services for public safety and commercial customers. Through leading-edge innovation and communications technology, it is a global leader that enables its customers to be their best in the moments that matter. "
target: Emergency CallWorks
Emergency CallWorks provides the PSAP and Dispatch community with the industry’s first vertically and horizontally integrated solution for receiving Next Generation 9-1-1 calls, dispatching first responders and other resources, and transmitting critical information to the mobile workforce.
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closed 1/2/2014 via BusinessWire

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired Twisted Pair Solutions

synopsis: Motorola Solutions, Inc., announced that it has acquired Twisted Pair Solutions, a recognized leader in push-to-talk over broadband applications for secure, real-time communication anywhere, on any device.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$8,124.00)
Motorola Solutions is a leading provider of business- and mission-critical communication products and services for enterprise and government customers. Through leading-edge innovation and communications technology, it is a global leader that enables its customers to be their best. "
target: Twisted Pair Solutions
Twisted Pair Solution's award-winning WAVE software technology enables partners and customers to build and operate secure, highly scalable communications solutions in the world's most demanding IT environments.
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closed 6/26/2013 via BusinessWire

AirWatch, LLC, purchased Mobility Services Platform from Motorola Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: AirWatch, the global leader and innovator in mobile security and the largest Enterprise Mobility Management provider, has acquired Motorola Solutions’ MSP (Mobility Services Platform) business. The MSP manages Motorola Solutions mobile computers, tablets and peripherals, as well as consumer smartphones and tablets, all from a single pane of glass.
buyer: AirWatch, LLC
AirWatch is the global leader and innovator in mobile security and enterprise mobile management. The largest customer base, combined with the largest research and development team in the industry, allows AirWatch to provide the broadest functionality at the lowest cost. "
seller: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$8,124.00)
The Mobility Services Platform (MSP) provides multi-device management - across Motorola Solutions mobile computers, tablets and peripherals, as well as Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) consumer smartphones and tablets.
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closed 12/22/2010 via PR Newswire

Motorola Mobility, acquired Zecter Inc.

synopsis: Motorola Mobility, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Motorola, Inc., announced that it has acquired Zecter, Inc., a leading start-up with synchronization and streaming technologies for on-demand digital media consumption.
buyer parent: Motorola, Inc.
buyer: Motorola Mobility
The Motorola Mobility division includes mobile handsets, wireless accessories, and home digital media devices. "
target: Zecter Inc.
Zecter's solutions connect users to their content seamlessly and instantaneously. Zecter currently has two products commercially available: ZumoDrive, for cloud-based content sync, access and sharing; and ZumoCast, for personal media streaming to any device.
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closed 1/13/2011 via BusinessWire

Motorola Mobility, acquired 4Home, Inc.

synopsis: Pond Ventures has announced the acquisition closing of 4Home, Inc. 4Home was acquired by Motorola Mobility, Inc. The company delivers connected home services through its carrier-grade software platform, ControlPoint, including energy management, home security and monitoring, media management and home health.
buyer parent: Motorola, Inc.
buyer: Motorola Mobility
Motorola Mobility, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Motorola, Inc. The Motorola Mobility division includes mobile handsets, wireless accessories, and home digital media devices. "
target: 4Home, Inc.
4Home, Inc. has designed, developed, and patented an award-winning software and services platform. 4Home’s platform bridges the gap between the consumer and the sea of information and disparate devices with the specific goal of delivering “Connected Home Services.”
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closed 9/16/2010 via PR Newswire

Motorola, Inc., acquired Aloqa GmbH

synopsis: Motorola, Inc. announced that it has acquired Aloqa GmbH, a privately-held, leading developer of location-based software and technologies that are designed to enable the discovery of relevant web content by mobile smartphone users.
buyer: Motorola, Inc. (MSI:$8,124.00)
Motorola is known around the world for innovation in communications and is focused on advancing the way the world connects; from broadband communications infrastructure, enterprise mobility and public safety solutions to mobile and wireline digital communication devices. "
target: Aloqa GmbH
Aloqa allows publishers with location-based content to proactively push content onto mobile devices for free. Aloqa's application pushes notifications in real-time about nearby events - with relevancy based on the user's current location, pre-defined interests, and social networks.
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closed 1/22/2010 via PR Newswire

Motorola, Inc., acquired SecureMedia, Inc.

synopsis: Motorola, Inc. announced that it has acquired the assets of SecureM, LLC and its wholly owned subsidiaries, together operating as SecureMedia®, a developer of software-based digital rights management (DRM) and security systems for IP video distribution and management.
buyer: Motorola, Inc. (MSI:$8,124.00)
Motorola is known around the world for innovation and leadership in wireless and broadband communications. The people of Motorola are committed to helping their customers to get and stay connected simply and seamlessly to the people, information, and entertainment that they want and need. "
target parent: Cavalier Telephone, LLC
target: SecureMedia, Inc.
SecureMedia is the most experienced provider of proven open-platform content protection software for video-on-demand, IP video, multimedia, music and other digital content distributed over cable, satellite and broadband IP networks.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/2/2009 via Company Press Release

Visto Corporation, acquired Good Technology, Inc.

synopsis: VISTO, the world's leading provider of push mobility solutions announced it has completed the acquisition of Good Technology, Inc., from Motorola. Going forward, the combined companies will operate together under the name Good Technology.
buyer: Visto Corporation
VISTO, a leading provider of mobile push synchronization platform and service provider, enables mobile operators to provide easy-to-use communications services from email to social networking to photo sharing across the broadest set of devices. "
target parent: Motorola, Inc.
target: Good Technology, Inc.
Good Technology is the leader in wireless handheld computing software and service, using industry standards to provide the corporate applications enterprises need on the handhelds they choose over the networks they prefer.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/15/2008 via Company Press Release

Sagem Sécurité, purchased Biometrics Business from Motorola, Inc.

synopsis: SAFRAN through Sagem Sécurité, its wholly owned subsidiary and a world leader in ID solutions based on biometrics, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the biometric business unit within Motorola Inc., which includes its Printrak trademark.
buyer parent: Safran SA
buyer: Sagem Sécurité
Sagem Sécurité is part of the Defense and Security Branch of the SAFRAN group. It is the world leader in digital fingerprint biometrics and a leading player in multibiometric technologies, smartcards, secure transactions and ID management solutions. "
seller: Motorola, Inc. (MSI:$8,124.00)
Motorola is known around the world for innovation and leadership in wireless and broadband communications. The people of Motorola are committed to helping their customers to get and stay connected simply and seamlessly to the people, information, and entertainment that they want and need.
price ($mm)
$177
rev ($mm)
$109
EBITDA ($mm)
$14
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
12.5x
closed 10/15/2008 via Company Press Release

Sagem Sécurité, purchased Biometrics Business from Motorola, Inc.

synopsis: SAFRAN through Sagem Sécurité, its wholly owned subsidiary and a world leader in ID solutions based on biometrics, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the biometric business unit within Motorola Inc., which includes its Printrak trademark.
buyer parent: Safran SA
buyer: Sagem Sécurité
Sagem Sécurité is part of the Defense and Security Branch of the SAFRAN group. It is the world leader in digital fingerprint biometrics and a leading player in multibiometric technologies, smartcards, secure transactions and ID management solutions. "
seller: Motorola, Inc. (MSI:$8,124.00)
Motorola is known around the world for innovation and leadership in wireless and broadband communications. The people of Motorola are committed to helping their customers to get and stay connected simply and seamlessly to the people, information, and entertainment that they want and need.
price ($mm)
$177
rev ($mm)
$109
EBITDA ($mm)
$14
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
12.5x
closed 10/15/2008 via Company Press Release

Sagem Sécurité, purchased Biometrics Business from Motorola, Inc.

synopsis: SAFRAN through Sagem Sécurité, its wholly owned subsidiary and a world leader in ID solutions based on biometrics, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the biometric business unit within Motorola Inc., which includes its Printrak trademark.
buyer parent: Safran SA
buyer: Sagem Sécurité
Sagem Sécurité is part of the Defense and Security Branch of the SAFRAN group. It is the world leader in digital fingerprint biometrics and a leading player in multibiometric technologies, smartcards, secure transactions and ID management solutions. "
seller: Motorola, Inc. (MSI:$8,124.00)
Motorola is known around the world for innovation and leadership in wireless and broadband communications. The people of Motorola are committed to helping their customers to get and stay connected simply and seamlessly to the people, information, and entertainment that they want and need.
price ($mm)
$177
rev ($mm)
$109
EBITDA ($mm)
$14
EV / rev
1.6x
EV / EBITDA
12.5x
closed 10/7/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Vector Solutions, acquired LiveSafe, Inc.

synopsis: Vector Solutions, the leading provider of software solutions for learning, operational readiness, workforce management, and risk reduction, has acquired LiveSafe, a leading mobile risk intelligence solution for safety and security incident prevention, response, and communication.
buyer parent: Golden Gate Capital
buyer: Vector Solutions
Vector Solutions, a leader in eLearning and performance support, provides award-winning SaaS solutions for the engineering, construction, IT and education industries. Its brands deliver training, technology and performance management solutions using the latest innovations in learning and technology."
target: LiveSafe, Inc.
LiveSafe’s risk intelligence technology platform surfaces early warning insights and prevents serious safety and security incidents to mitigate operational risks, reduce financial losses, and make places safer for people to work, learn, and live.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/17/2012 via Market Wire

aurionPro Solutions, acquired Enline plc

synopsis: aurionPro Solutions is pleased to announce that it has acquired Enline plc. The Enline business is a natural complement to aurionPro's thriving aurionPro SENA division and is expected to significantly extend aurionPro's global reach in Information Security consulting.
buyer: aurionPro Solutions (BSE:532668:$48.86)
Aurionpro Solutions Limited provides software solutions and technology for banking and payments, consulting, and outsourcing services. Such solutions include financial planning, retail Internet banking, cash management, corporate Internet banking, financial supply chain management and so on. "
target: Enline plc
Enline plc provides security, identity management, and infrastructure solutions to private, public, commercial, and emergency service sectors worldwide. It offers many identity and access management solutions.
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announced 10/27/2011 via Yahoo, Inc.

DVTel, Inc. will be merged with Suspect Detection Systems Inc.,

synopsis: Suspect Detection Systems Inc of Israel, signed a Letter of Intent to merge with DVTel Inc, a New Jersey-based developer of software. DVTel is the pioneer and dominant market player in the creation, development, and delivery of Multi-source Intelligence Systems over IP networks.
buyer: Suspect Detection Systems Inc.
Suspect Detection Systems Inc. is a proprietor of counter terror and crime prevention technology. The company's proprietary anti-terror and anti-crime technology designed to identify threats in real-time, and prevent incidents before they are carried out. "
target parent: Selway Capital
target: DVTel, Inc.
DVTel is the pioneer and dominant market player in the creation, development, and delivery of Multi-source Intelligence Systems over IP networks. DVTel’s innovative IP-based solutions drive better, faster business decisions by creating intelligent security solutions.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/4/2011 via BusinessWire

ADT Security Services, Inc., acquired Proximex Corporation

synopsis: Proximex, the leader in event and information management for both physical and logical security markets, announced that it has been acquired by ADT Security Services, Inc. and operated by its Commercial business.
buyer: ADT Security Services, Inc. (ADT:$4,372.72)
ADT Security Services, Inc. provides electronic security systems and services to residential, commercial, and government customers in the United States and Canada. "
target: Proximex Corporation
Proximex delivers powerful, comprehensive and open physical security and surveillance solutions for corporate security and public safety to enhance an organization’s overall security infrastructure while improving the efficiency and effectiveness of these systems.
price ($mm)
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closed 3/3/2010 via Market Wire

TrustWave Corp., acquired Intellitactics

synopsis: Trustwave, a leading provider of information security and compliance solutions, has acquired Intellitactics, an industry-leading and award-winning provider of Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) technology.
buyer parent: AmbironTrustWave
buyer: TrustWave Corp.
Trustwave is the leading provider of on-demand and subscription-based information security and payment card industry compliance management solutions to businesses and government entities throughout the world. "
target: Intellitactics
Intellitactics provides the premier security information and event management solution for the largest, most complex, security-sensitive environments in the world, enabling these global organizations to maintain and manage the availability and integrity of critical information assets.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/21/2008 via PR Newswire

Roper Industries, Inc., acquired The CBORD Group, Inc.

synopsis: Roper Industries, Inc. has acquired The CBORD Group, Inc., the leading supplier of card systems and integrated security solutions to higher education, healthcare and other markets, in a transaction valued at $367 million, including $23 million in tax benefits that can be utilized over time.
buyer: Roper Industries, Inc. (ROP:$6,274.00)
Roper Industries is a market-driven, diversified growth company with trailing twelve month revenues of $2.2 billion. Roper provides engineered products and solutions for global niche markets, including water, energy, radio frequency and research/medical applications. "
target parent: Sterling Investment Partners
target: The CBORD Group, Inc.
The CBORD Group provides service to the campus-wide needs of higher-education facilities. CBORD works with a variety of clients and markets, providing cashless and ID card control systems, housing management systems, online ordering service, and the Student Advantage discount membership program.
price ($mm)[EV]
$344 [$321]
rev ($mm)
$80
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
4.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/2/2007 via

SecureWave merged with PatchLink,

synopsis: PatchLink® Corporation, the worldwide leader in vulnerability management solutions, today announced that terms for the acquisition of SecureWave SA, a leading provider of endpoint security software to more than 1,700 companies worldwide, have been agreed to in an all-stock merger.
buyer: PatchLink
PatchLink is a global leader for security patch and vulnerability management solutions, delivering comprehensive assessment and remediation for continuous protection across the heterogeneous enterprise. "
target: SecureWave
SecureWave is a pioneer in endpoint security software, providing and unique approach to policy enforcement for device and application use that overcome tomorrows security and operational challenges today.
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closed 3/21/2007 via

Cisco Systems, Inc., acquired Reactivity

synopsis: Cisco Systems, Inc. announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Reactivity, Inc. of Redwood City, California. Reactivity is a leading XML gateway provider for organizations ranging from commercial enterprises to the Global 500.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$49,818.00)
Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking that transforms how people connect, communicate and collaborate. "
target: Reactivity
Reactivity’s products deliver security, reliability, and scalability functions in an application-oriented networking layer. We were the first to introduce XML firewalls, and continue to lead with innovations that simplify and scale XML-based integration and Web service delivery.
price ($mm)
$110
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/6/2007 via PR Newswire

RSA Security, will acquire Valyd, Inc.

synopsis: RSA has announced a definitive agreement to acquire Hyderabad, India-based Valyd Software Private Ltd. for an undisclosed sum.
buyer parent: EMC Corp.
buyer: RSA Security
RSA Security Inc. is the expert in protecting online identities and digital assets. The inventor of core security technologies for the Internet, the Company leads the way in strong authentication and encryption, bringing trust to millions of user identities and the transactions that they perform. "
target: Valyd, Inc.
As business and government increasingly move from paper-based to online electronic processes, the need grows to secure data and documents central to critical business processes and transactions. Valyd is focused on creating and delivering software solutions that secure these Enterprise assets.
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announced 1/18/2007 via PR Newswire

Fortify Software, Inc., will acquire Secure Software, Inc.

synopsis: Fortify Software Inc., the market-leading provider of software security products that span the software development lifecycle, announced a definitive agreement to acquire Mclean, Va.-based Secure Software, Inc. The acquisition of Secure Software extends Fortify's lead in the software security market.
buyer parent: Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers
buyer: Fortify Software, Inc.
Fortify Software products protect companies from the threats posed by security flaws in business-critical software applications. Its software security products drive down costs and security risks by automating key processes of developing and deploying secure applications. "
target: Secure Software, Inc.
Secure Software provides services and solutions that enable customers to architect, design and deploy secure enterprise software applications, a rising and critical need. The company integrates proven best practices that find and remediate security flaws for business-critical applications.
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closed 1/8/2007 via BusinessWire

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd, acquired NFR Security

synopsis: Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. , the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, announced the company has completed the acquisition of NFR Security, a leader in real-time threat prevention and creator of award-winning intrusion prevention (IPS) technologies.
buyer: Check Point Software Technologies Ltd (CHKP:$2,106.50)
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. is a leader in securing the Internet. It is a market leader in the worldwide enterprise firewall, personal firewall and VPN markets. "
target: NFR Security
NFR Security is a leading provider of Real-Time Threat Protection systems that secure business networks against the four primary threat points of today – automated malware, information leakage, vulnerability windows and unsanctioned network changes.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/22/2007 via BusinessWire

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd, acquired Protect Data AB

synopsis: Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd., the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, today announced that it has obtained approximately 92.4 percent of the shares of Protect Data AB.Following the completion and extension of its cash tender offer to acquire Protect Data on January 11, 2007, Check Point has acquired an additional 1,241,400 shares.
buyer: Check Point Software Technologies Ltd (CHKP:$2,106.50)
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. is a leader in securing the Internet. It is a market leader in the worldwide enterprise firewall, personal firewall and VPN markets. "
target: Protect Data AB
Protect Data AB has its full business focus on its wholly owned subsidiary, Pointsec Mobile Technologies AB. Pointsec is a worldwide provider of mobile device security – with the most customers deployed, highest level of certification and more complete device coverage than any other company.
price ($mm)
$599
rev ($mm)
$68
EBITDA ($mm)
$20
EV / rev
8.8x
EV / EBITDA
30.5x
closed 10/16/2006 via PR Newswire

McAfee, Inc., acquired Onigma Ltd

synopsis: McAfee, Inc. has acquired Onigma Ltd, a privately-held provider of data protection solutions that monitor, report and prevent confidential data from leaving the enterprise. This $20 million cash acquisition advances McAfee's strategy of offering its enterprise customers a comprehensive security risk management approach.
buyer: McAfee, Inc.
McAfee, Inc., the leading dedicated security technology company, delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that secure systems and networks around the world. McAfee empowers users with the ability to block attacks, prevent disruptions, and continuously track and improve their security. "
target: Onigma Ltd
Headquartered in Israel, with a subsidiary in New-York, Onigma Ltd is driven by a group of highly recognized security experts and professionals, many of whom are veterans of the elite Electronics R&D Department of the Israeli Ministry of Defense.
price ($mm)
$20
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 10/17/2006 via BusinessWire

St. Bernard Software Inc., acquired Singlefin

synopsis: St. Bernard Software, Inc., a global provider of security solutions for small- and medium-sized enterprises, has completed its acquisition of Singlefin, pursuant to the Agreement and Plan of Merger Reorganization between the companies announced October 4, 2006. Singlefin is a provider of managed security and business services.
buyer: St. Bernard Software Inc.
St. Bernard Software, Inc. is a global provider of security solutions that protect against data loss, system threats, Internet abuse and unsolicited email. "
target: Singlefin
Singlefin is a leader internationally in providing managed security and business services to small- and medium-sized companies. Singlefin’s enterprise-class services are delivered as on-demand, hosted services that save customers money and time.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/25/2006 via PR Newswire

Breach Security Inc., acquired Thinking Stone Ltd.

synopsis: Breach Security, Inc., the leader in web application security, has acquired Thinking Stone Ltd., the leading provider of services and enhancements for the ModSecurity web application firewall. The combined entity brings together the most widely deployed web application firewall and the best threat detection technology available in the market.
buyer: Breach Security Inc.
Breach Security, Inc. is a leading provider of next-generation web application security that protects corporate-critical information. Breach effectively protects web applications of commercial enterprises and government agencies alike against Internet hacking attacks. "
target: Thinking Stone Ltd.
Thinking Stone is a web application security company with a focus on web application firewalls. Our main goal is to make web application firewall technologies available to to everyone. We are pursuing this goal by making our core product available for free under an open source licence.
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closed 10/31/2006 via BusinessWire

Siemens Building Technologies, acquired VistaScape Security Systems Corp.

synopsis: Siemens Building Technologies, Inc., has completed the transaction to acquire VistaScape Security Systems Corp., of Atlanta, as a wholly owned subsidiary. VistaScape is a leading developer of automated video analytic technology designed to protect critical infrastructure from a broad spectrum of threats.
buyer parent: Siemens AG
buyer: Siemens Building Technologies
As a leading provider of building controls, fire safety and security system solutions, Siemens Building Technologies, Inc., makes buildings comfortable, safe, productive and less costly to operate. "
target: VistaScape Security Systems Corp.
VistaScape uses geospatial-aware intelligent video surveillance technologies that provide responders with real-time situational awareness about potential security violations. The company's flagship product, SiteIQ(TM), is a policy-based software solution that combines these capabilities.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/30/2006 via

EMC Corporation, acquired Network Intelligence Corporation

synopsis: EMC has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Massachusetts-based Network Intelligence, a privately-held leader in the security information and event management market, in a cash transaction valued at approximately $175 million. RSA and Network Intelligence joins market leaders which together will create the new information security division.
buyer: EMC Corporation (EMC:$24,566.00)
EMC Corporation is the world leader in products, services, and solutions for information management and storage. They are a trusted provider of information infrastructure. "
target: Network Intelligence Corporation
Network Intelligence is the market-proven leader in transforming enterprise-wide data into compliance and security information. The LogSmart Internet Protocol Database provides the only architecture proven to efficiently collect and protect all the data that drives customers’ businesses.
price ($mm)
$175
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/31/2006 via BusinessWire

Process Software, acquired Tenebril, Inc.

synopsis: Process Software, a unit of HALO Technology Holdings, Inc. and supplier of communications software solutions to mission-critical environments, has acquired antispyware pioneer Tenebril for an undisclosed amount.
buyer parent: Halo Technology Holdings, Inc.
buyer: Process Software
Process Software develops infrastructure software solutions for mission-critical environments, including industry-leading TCP/IP stacks, an Internet messaging product suite, and an anti-spam software subscription service to large enterprises worldwide. "
target: Tenebril, Inc.
A security technology leader creating innovative, award-winning solutions for home and enterprise customers. Unlike traditional approaches to the growing spyware problem, the patent-pending Tenebril Spyware Profiling Engine(TM) is uniquely capable of defeating complex, quickly mutating spyware.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/31/2006 via

IBM, acquired Internet Security Systems, Inc.

synopsis: IBM and Internet Security Systems, Inc. announced the two companies have entered into a definitive agreement for IBM to acquire Internet Security Systems, Inc., a publicly held company based in Atlanta, Ga., in an all-cash transaction at a price of approximately $1.3 billion, or $28 per share.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$74,461.00)
IBM is the world's largest information technology company. Drawing on resources from across IBM and key IBM Business Partners, IBM offers a wide range of services, solutions and technologies that enable customers, large and small, to take full advantage of the new era of on demand business. "
target: Internet Security Systems, Inc.
Internet Security Systems, Inc. is the trusted security advisor to thousands of the world’s leading businesses and governments, providing preemptive protection for networks, desktops and servers.
price ($mm)
$1,054
rev ($mm)
$337
EBITDA ($mm)
$72
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
14.7x

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rev ($mm)
$20.96
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.01)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.01)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5
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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: FEYE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FireEye
FireEye
FireEye, Inc. is a global network security company that provides automated threat forensics and dynamic malware protection against advanced cyber threats, such as advanced persistent threats and spear phishing.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$979.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($55.97)
EBIT ($mm)
($141.11)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3400
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Ticker: OKTA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Okta
Okta is the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise. The Okta Identity Cloud enables organizations to both secure and manage their extended enterprise, and transform their customers’ experiences.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$835.42
EBITDA ($mm)
($178.39)
EBIT ($mm)
($204.16)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2806
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Ticker: LSE:SOPH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sophos
Sophos
Founded in Oxford, England, Sophos is a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting over organizations from advanced cyberthreats. Sophos’ cloud-native and AI-enhanced solutions secure endpoints and networks against evolving cybercriminal tactics and techniques.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$710.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$79.50
EBIT ($mm)
$56.10
Net Income ($mm)
$26.90
Employees
3381
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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: CYBR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CyberArk
CyberArk
CyberArk is the only security company focused on eliminating the most advanced cyber threats; those that use insider privileges to attack the heart of the enterprise. Stopping attacks before they stop business, CyberArk proactively secures against threats before attacks can do irreparable damage.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$444.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$61.58
EBIT ($mm)
$51.23
Net Income ($mm)
$51.77
Employees
1380
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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: PING
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Ping Identity Corporation
Ping Identity Corporation
Ping Identity is the leader in Identity Defined Security for the borderless enterprise, allowing the right people to access the right things, securely and seamlessly. Ping allows users the freedom to access the Cloud and on-premise applications they need with an enterprise IDaaS solution.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$251.12
EBITDA ($mm)
($20.59)
EBIT ($mm)
($38.91)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1022
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Ticker: HLSE:FSC1V
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
F-Secure Corporation
F-Secure Corporation
F-Secure has been defending tens of millions of people around the globe from digital threats for over 25 years. Their award-winning products protect people and companies against everything from crimeware to corporate cyberattacks, and are available from over 6000 resellers and 200 operators.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$199.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.52
EBIT ($mm)
$13.73
Net Income ($mm)
$12.16
Employees
1145
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Ticker: JASDAQ:3040
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Soliton Systems, K.K.
Soliton Systems, K.K.
Soliton Systems develop innovative technology for IT security, remote live broadcasting and special unique embedded solutions. Since 1979, Soliton has pioneered IT security solutions for protecting company data from external IT security threats.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$138.68
EBITDA ($mm)
$15.51
EBIT ($mm)
$10.77
Net Income ($mm)
$1.47
Employees
551
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Ticker: TSX:ABT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Absolute Software Corporation
Absolute Software Corporation
Absolute Software Corporation is the industry standard in persistent endpoint security and data risk management solutions. Persistence® technology from Absolute provides organizations with visibility and control over all of their devices, regardless of user or location.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$116.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.42
EBIT ($mm)
$15.23
Net Income ($mm)
$8.95
Employees
530
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Ticker: INVE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Identiv, Inc.
Identiv, Inc. is a global provider of physical security and secure identification. Identiv’s products, software, systems, and services address the markets for physical and logical access control and a wide range of RFID-enabled applications.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$73.40
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.01)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.84)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
223
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Ticker: ENXTPA:INSD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
INSIDE Secure
INSIDE Secure
Inside Secure is at the heart of security solutions for mobile and connected devices, providing software, silicon IP, tools and know-how needed to protect customers’ transactions, content, applications, and communications.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$46.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.18
EBIT ($mm)
$6.80
Net Income ($mm)
$4.62
Employees
160
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