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closed 6/6/2011 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired Symlabs, Inc

synopsis: Quest Software, a leader in simplifying and reducing the cost of IT management, announced that it has acquired Symlabs, a privately held solutions provider that specializes in virtual directories and identity management solutions. The acquisition further extends the Quest® One Identity Solution to add strong middleware technology capabilities.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a privately held software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier. "
target: Symlabs, Inc
Symlabs, Inc. is a privately held solutions provider that specializes in virtual directories and identity management solutions. It provides consulting services and also offer products including Symlabs Virtual Directory Server and Symlabs Federated Identity Suite.
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closed 12/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

DriveLock, acquired Charismathics GmbH

synopsis: DriveLock, a German endpoint protection platform software vendor, has acquired Charismathics, a leading provider of Smart Authentication solutions to government and large enterprises worldwide. Charismathics' products include CSSI Smart Card Middleware, CVSC Virtual Smart Card and CTSS Device Authentication.
buyer parent: Nordwind Capital GmbH
buyer: DriveLock
DriveLock is a German endpoint protection platform software vendor. DriveLock's solutions provide protection against digital threats for all end devices. Their AppGuard protects systems and data from known and unknown threats while their DeviceGuard secures all removable media and devices. "
target: Charismathics GmbH
Founded in 2004, Charismathics is a leading provider of Smart Authentication solutions to government and large enterprises worldwide. Their products include CSSI Smart Card Middleware, CVSC Virtual Smart Card and CTSS Device Authentication.
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closed 12/9/2015 via Company Press Release

OneLogin, acquired Cafésoft LLC

synopsis: OneLogin has completed the acquisition San Diego-based Cafésoft, a provider of Web Access Management (WAM) software with customers such as NASA, Department of Defense, OpenText, ARM, Panda Restaurant Group and TiVo. The company’s WAM solution provides the security middleware to easily integrate identity into heterogeneous web environments.
buyer: OneLogin
OneLogin provides a cloud-based identity and access management (IAM) solution that offers simple single sign-on (SSO), making it easier for companies to secure and manage access to web applications both in the cloud and behind the firewall. "
target: Cafésoft LLC
San Diego-based Cafésoft is a provider of on-premise Web Access Management (WAM) software. Their products consist of Cams Identity Manager and Cams Access Manager. Customers include NASA, Department of Defense, OpenText, ARM, Panda Restaurant Group and TiVo.
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announced 4/11/2022 via BusinessWire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, will acquire SailPoint

synopsis: SailPoint, the leader in enterprise identity security, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Thoma Bravo, a leading software investment firm. SailPoint’s open identity platform gives organizations the power to enter new markets, scale their workforces, embrace new technologies, innovate faster, and compete on a global basis.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity firm focused on the software and technology-enabled services sectors. Thoma Bravo partners with a company’s management team to implement operating best practices, invest in growth initiatives and make acquisitions intended to accelerate revenue and earnings. "
target: SailPoint (SAIL:$438.95)
SailPoint is the leader in enterprise identity governance and brings the Power of Identity to customers worldwide. SailPoint’s open identity platform gives organizations the power to enter new markets, scale their workforces, embrace new technologies, innovate faster, and compete on a global basis.
price ($mm)
$6,900
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$439
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15.7x
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closed 5/27/2020 via BNC Analysis

Committed Capital, acquired ID-ware

synopsis: Committed Capital has acquired a majority stake in Netherlands-based authentication software company ID-ware. ID-ware supports organizations worldwide with effective solutions for identification and authentication processes.
buyer: Committed Capital
Committed Capital is a Dutch company that invests in companies that believe in the power of their people. Their investment focus is on growing companies with an intrinsic ambition. The company can focus on its core tasks and Committed Capital provides organizational support. "
target: ID-ware
ID-ware supports organizations worldwide with effective solutions for identification and authentication processes. Their Enterprise platform for the life-cycle management of smart cards and permissions is central to this.
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closed 3/18/2020 via BNC Analysis

Nodle, acquired Brickchain Limited

synopsis: Nodle has acquired Brickchain, a pioneer in securely managing and protecting identities. Headquartered in Stockholm, Brickchain’s infrastructure provides a safer solution for users and consumer electronics manufacturers, as well as for government institutions, by converting devices and user activity into cryptographic facts.
buyer: Nodle
Nodle is an eco-friendly wireless network built to connect and secure the Internet of Things. Its privacy-first networking stack enables for a multitude of applications, ranging from smart assets and security certificates to insights for various industry sectors. "
target: Brickchain Limited
Brickchain, based in Sweden, is a pioneer in securely managing and protecting identities. Brickchain’s infrastructure provides a safer solution for users and consumer electronics manufacturers, as well as for government institutions, by converting devices and user activity into cryptographic facts.
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announced 2/5/2020 via Company Press Release

IN Groupe, will acquire Technology Nexus AB

synopsis: French company IN Groupe, a global leader in identity and secure digital services, will acquire Nexus Group, a Stockholm-based leader in identity management solutions. With the acquisition of Nexus, IN Groupe will accelerate its growth in becoming a leading player in identity and secure digital services globally.
buyer: IN Groupe
As a partner of the French State for nearly 500 years, IN Groupe, provides secure identity and digital services solutions, integrating electronics and biometrics. From components and services to interoperable credentials and systems, IN Groupe is a global leader through its service offerings. "
target: Technology Nexus AB
Stockholm-based Nexus Group is a European leader in identity management solutions. The company provides secure solutions that make it easy to issue, manage, and make valuable use of trusted identities for both people and things.
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closed 10/23/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Telia Company, purchased VincitSIGN from Vincit Oy

synopsis: Vincit, a software and design company, is concentrating its investments in the VincitEAM and LaaS product businesses, and is selling the business of electronic signature service VincitSIGN to Telia Finland. VincitSIGN is an electronic signature service based on strong user identification.
buyer: Telia Company (OM:TELIA:$9,249.92)
Based in Sweden, Telia Company is the next generation telco. Telia Company provides network access, telecommunications, and other services. It offers mobile, broadband, TV, and fixed-line services. Telia is present in present in Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. "
seller: Vincit Oy (HLSE:VINCIT:$70.66)
VincitSIGN provides electronic signature service software and is based in Finland. VincitSIGN is an electronic signature service based on strong user identification.
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closed 8/21/2019 via Company Press Release

Monterro, acquired Specops Software

synopsis: Specops Software, Sweden's leading provider of password management and authentication solutions, has been acquired by Monterro, Sweden's leading B2B software investor in the Nordics, with a mission to turn software companies into market leaders.
buyer: Monterro
Sweden-based Monterro is the leading B2B software investor in the Nordics, with a mission to turn software companies into market leaders. With operational experience from successfully developing and running companies, Monterro actively supports its portfolio companies in all aspects of growth. "
target: Specops Software
Headquartered in Sweden, Specops Software is the leading provider of password management and authentication solutions. With a complete portfolio of solutions natively integrated with Active Directory, Specops ensures sensitive data is stored on-premises and in clients' control.
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closed 4/17/2019 via Company Press Release

Nordic Capital, acquired Signicat

synopsis: Nordic Capital, a leading private equity investor in the Nordic region, announced the acquisition of Signicat, a high-growth provider of digital identity and signatures solutions that operates the leading digital identity hub in the market.
buyer: Nordic Capital
Nordic Capital is a leading private equity investor in the Nordic region with a resolute commitment to creating stronger, sustainable businesses through operational improvement and transformative growth. "
target parent: Viking Venture AS
target: Signicat
Founded in Trondheim, Norway in 2007, Signicat leads innovation in verified digital identity solutions, reducing risk while providing a smart and intuitive user experience.
price ($mm)
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$21
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0.0x
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announced 1/7/2019 via Company Press Release

Akamai Technologies, will acquire janrain, Inc.

synopsis: Akamai Technologies, the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, will be acquiring Janrain, the company that pioneered the customer identity access management (CIAM) category. Janrain enables enterprises to enhance digital trust by offloading login and registration workloads.
buyer: Akamai Technologies (AKAM:$3,461.22)
Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world’s largest companies. Akamai’s intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. "
target: janrain, Inc.
Janrain is the first choice of global enterprises for mission-critical customer identity and access management (CIAM) needs. The largest brands in the world trust them to manage their most valuable assets: their customers'​ identities.
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announced 11/14/2018 via BNC Analysis

Data443, will acquire N8 Identity

synopsis: LandStar, Inc., the parent company of Data443™ Risk Mitigation, Inc., a leading data security and privacy company, announced that the company has signed a letter of intent to acquire all technology, sales assets, and customers of N8 Identity, a leader in agile, cloud-based identity governance solutions.
buyer parent: LandStar, Inc.
buyer: Data443 (OTCPK:ATDS:$1.90)
Data443 Risk Mitigation is a technology holding company specializing in ‘all things data security’. DATA443 is actively developing and acquiring cyber-security products & service offerings that are central to blockchain, cyber data security, GDPR, compliance and governance capabilities. "
target: N8 Identity
Founded in 2000, N8 Identity builds scalable, agile identity governance solutions, and has deployed nearly one billion identities to date. They help organizations realize the vision of Autonomous Identity Governance™ with AI-driven Identity solutions.
price ($mm)
$3.20
rev ($mm)
$3
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1.2x
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closed 10/30/2018 via Company Press Release

CVC Capital Partners, GRO Capital, acquired Omada A/S

synopsis: Omada, Denmark's global leader of identity governance and administration software and services, announced that CVC Capital Partners, a leading private equity and investment firm, and GRO Capital, a Denmark firm that provides capital to high quality mature technology companies, have agreed to become new majority shareholders.
buyer: CVC Capital Partners
buyer: GRO Capital
CVC Capital Partners is a leading private equity and investment advisory firm with a network of 24 offices and over 500 employees throughout the world. Denmark-based GRO Capital provides capital to high quality technology companies and develops the companies they invest in. "
target: Omada A/S
Headquartered in Denmark, Omada is a market leading provider of solutions for Identity and Access Management and Identity and Access Governance. Omada delivers services within identity and access governance, risk management, compliance, role-based access management, and process governance.
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closed 9/25/2018 via BusinessWire

Exostar, acquired Pirean

synopsis: Exostar, the leader in trusted, secure business collaboration in aerospace and defense (A&D), life sciences, and healthcare, has acquired Pirean. Pirean brings employees and applications, consumers and products, and people and devices together to digitally and securely conduct business.
buyer: Exostar
Exostar offers cloud-based solutions that help companies in highly-regulated industries mitigate risk and solve identity and access challenges. Nearly 150,000 organizations leverage Exostar to help them collaborate securely, efficiently, and compliantly with their partners and suppliers. "
target: Pirean
Pirean brings employees and applications, consumers and products, and people and devices together to digitally and securely conduct business. Their Access: One platform improves customer engagement, enables workforce productivity, and secures access.
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closed 3/6/2018 via BusinessWire

Jungle Disk, acquired TeamPassword

synopsis: Jungle Disk, the #1 data security suite for small businesses, announced it has acquired TeamPassword, the password manager for connected teams, to simplify password management security.
buyer: Jungle Disk
Jungle Disk, the #1 data security suite for small businesses, provides businesses network security and backup solutions to protect critical data from system failure, human error and cyberattacks. "
target: TeamPassword
TeamPassword is the most efficient way to manage multiple logins and passwords for teams who need to save time and keep projects moving. Their clients include startups, marketing agencies, software development firms, and businesses of all sizes and types.
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closed 12/14/2017 via PR Newswire

DENSO International America, Inc., acquired InfiniteKey, Inc.

synopsis: DENSO International America, a leading automotive supplier of advanced technology, systems and components, has acquired InfiniteKey, a company that is building industry-leading Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) microlocation and passive Phone-as-a-Key technologies. InfiniteKey technology will turn micro-located phones into keys for products and services.
buyer parent: Denso Corporation
buyer: DENSO International America, Inc.
DENSO International America, DENSO's North American regional headquarters, is a leading global automotive supplier of advanced technology, systems and components in the areas of thermal, powertrain control, electronics and information and safety. "
target: InfiniteKey, Inc.
InfiniteKey is building industry-leading Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) microlocation and passive Phone-as-a-Key technologies. InfiniteKey technology will turn micro-located phones into the key to controlling, interacting with, and enabling many products and services of the sharing economy.
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closed 11/30/2017 via Company Press Release

Cygate Oy, acquired Propentus Oy Ltd

synopsis: Telia Company's subsidiary, Cygate Oy, an expert in cyber security, acquired the identity and access right management pioneer Propentus Oy. Propentus is a Finnish enterprise software company specialized in identity and access rights management, with core competences in information security, risk management and the implementation of cyber security.
buyer parent: Telia Company
buyer: Cygate Oy (OM:TELIA:$9,504.81)
Cygate is the leading provider of secure network and data center solutions in the Nordic countries. They have deep technical knowledge in secure IT infrastructure and create tailored and long-term comprehensive solutions by refining hard and software from the market's leading suppliers. "
target: Propentus Oy Ltd
Propentus is a Finnish enterprise software company specialized in identity and access rights management, with core competences in information security, risk management and the implementation of cyber security. They help clients use identity master data to boost and automate their business processes.
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announced 9/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

SecureAuth Corporation will be merged with Core Security,

synopsis: K1 Enterprise Software Investors plans to acquire SecureAuth and merge it with its portfolio company Core Security. SecureAuth is the leader in adaptive access control solutions, empowering organizations to prevent the misuse of stolen credentials. SecureAuth provides strong identity security while minimizing disruptions to the end-user.
buyer parent: K1 Investment Management, LLC
buyer: Core Security
Core Security offers enterprises leading, threat-aware, identity, access and vulnerability management solutions that enable intelligence and context needed to manage security risks across the enterprise. Their approach to security enables customers to manage access and identify vulnerabilities. "
target: SecureAuth Corporation
SecureAuth is the leader in adaptive access control solutions, empowering organizations to prevent the misuse of stolen credentials. SecureAuth provides strong identity security while minimizing disruptions to the end-user. They offer a single sign-on and behavior-based authentication.
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closed 8/26/2016 via Reuters

Clavister, acquired PhenixID AB

synopsis: Clavister, a leading provider of mobile and network security solutions for enterprises, cloud service providers and telecom operators, has acquired PhenixID, a leading provider of solutions for identity management, access management, secure authentication and WebSSO.
buyer: Clavister (OM:CLAV:$16.49)
Clavister is a leading provider of mobile and network security solutions for enterprises, cloud service providers and telecom operators. They are based in Sweden. "
target: PhenixID AB
PhenixID is a leading provider of solutions for identity management, access management, secure authentication and WebSSO. PhenixID provides solutions which enable organizations to manage their digital identities and its resources in a safe and cost effective manner.
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$7.58*
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closed 8/2/2016 via BusinessWire

Ping Identity Corporation, acquired UnboundID

synopsis: Ping Identity, the leader in Identity Defined Security, announced that it has acquired UnboundID, a market leading provider of customer identity and access management software, to help enterprises improve customer engagement.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Ping Identity Corporation (PING:$251.12)
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. "
target: UnboundID
UnboundID provides the industry’s leading software platform for customer identity and access management. The UnboundID Platform modernize traditional Identity and Access Management systems, and enable new digital business initiatives that provide real-time personalization.
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closed 6/6/2011 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired Symlabs, Inc

synopsis: Quest Software, a leader in simplifying and reducing the cost of IT management, announced that it has acquired Symlabs, a privately held solutions provider that specializes in virtual directories and identity management solutions. The acquisition further extends the Quest® One Identity Solution to add strong middleware technology capabilities.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a privately held software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier. "
target: Symlabs, Inc
Symlabs, Inc. is a privately held solutions provider that specializes in virtual directories and identity management solutions. It provides consulting services and also offer products including Symlabs Virtual Directory Server and Symlabs Federated Identity Suite.
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announced 11/29/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., will acquire Quest Software, Inc.

synopsis: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., a leading private investment firm, is to acquire Quest Software, a global cybersecurity, data intelligence, and IT operations management software provider, from Francisco Partners.
buyer: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. is a leading private investment firm. With a sector-focused approach, the firm seeks to partner with world-class management teams by providing patient, long-term capital to dynamic businesses that can benefit from Clearlake’s operational improvement approach. "
target parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
target: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a global systems management and security software provider. They help solve the complex technology and security problems that stand in the way of organizations’ ability to always be ready for what’s next.
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closed 1/5/2021 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired erwin, Inc.

synopsis: Quest Software, a global systems management, data protection and security software provider, announced the acquisition of erwin, Inc., a company that provides the most comprehensive data management and governance solutions to automate and accelerate the transformation of data into accurate and actionable insights.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a global systems management and security software provider. They help solve the complex technology and security problems that stand in the way of organizations’ ability to always be ready for what’s next. "
target parent: Parallax Capital Partners LLC
target: erwin, Inc.
erwin provides the most comprehensive data management and governance solutions to automate and accelerate the transformation of data into accurate and actionable insights. Their erwin EDGE platform combines data governance, enterprise architecture, business process, data modeling and data mapping.
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closed 11/10/2020 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired QUADROtech Solutions AG

synopsis: Quest Software, a global systems management and security software provider, has acquired Quadrotech, a leading software provider offering management and migration solutions for Microsoft 365 / Office 365, filling major needs for organizations as Office 365 adoption soars during the shift to remote work.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a global systems management and security software provider. They help solve the complex technology and security problems that stand in the way of organizations’ ability to always be ready for what’s next. "
target: QUADROtech Solutions AG
Since 2011, Quadrotech has been a leading software provider offering management and migration solutions for Microsoft 365 / Office 365, filling major needs for organizations as Office 365 adoption soars during the shift to remote work.
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closed 9/2/2020 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired Binary Tree

synopsis: Quest Software, a global systems management and security software provider, announced the acquisition of Binary Tree, a leader in migrations and a long-time Microsoft partner. Since 1993, Binary Tree has been focused on helping customers transform and manage change with Microsoft environments both on-premises and in the cloud.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a global systems management and security software provider. They help solve the complex technology and security problems that stand in the way of organizations’ ability to always be ready for what’s next. "
target: Binary Tree
Binary Tree provides software and SaaS solutions designed to enable enterprises everywhere to transform and manage change with the Microsoft cloud.
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closed 4/18/2019 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired ApexSQL

synopsis: Quest Software, a global systems management, data protection and security software provider, has announced the acquisition of ApexSQL, a market leader in SQL Server development and database tools.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a global systems management and security software provider. They help solve the complex technology and security problems that stand in the way of organizations’ ability to always be ready for what’s next. "
target: ApexSQL
ApexSQL is a software development company headquartered in Chapel Hill, US. It was founded in 1998. The company specializes in developing professional software tools for Microsoft SQL Server including tools for database auditing, recovery, change management, development, documentation and more.
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closed 6/29/2018 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired Metalogix Software Corp.

synopsis: Quest Software, a global systems management and security software provider, announced the acquisition of Metalogix, a leading provider of migration, management and security solutions for Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a global systems management and security software provider. They help solve the complex technology and security problems that stand in the way of organizations’ ability to always be ready for what’s next. "
target parent: Permira
target: Metalogix Software Corp.
Metalogix is a leading provider of migration, management and security solutions for Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365. Over 20,000 clients trust Metalogix to optimize the availability, performance, and security of their content across the collaboration lifecycle.
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closed 1/31/2018 via GlobeNewswire

AgreeYa Solutions, purchased Site Administrator and Recovery Manager from Quest Software, Inc.

synopsis: AgreeYa Solutions, a global software company, announced it has acquired Site Administrator for SharePoint and Recovery Manager for SharePoint from the software company, Quest Software. Site Administrator provides tools to understand and manage users’ entire SharePoint environment. Recovery Manager dramatically reduces SharePoint recovery time.
buyer: AgreeYa Solutions
AgreeYa is a global provider of software, solutions and services focused on deploying business-driven, technology-enabled solutions that create next-generation competitive advantages for customers. "
seller parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
seller: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software helps companies reduce the time and money spent on IT administration and security. Quest's Site Administrator solution provides tools to understand and manage users’ entire SharePoint environment. Recovery Their Manager product dramatically reduces SharePoint recovery time.
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closed 11/6/2013 via BNC Analysis

Toba Capital, acquired Smarsh, Inc.

synopsis: Toba Capital, a venture capital firm, has acquired a 60% in Smarsh, Inc., a provider of message and data archiving solutions, from Dell, Inc., a manufacturer of desktops, personal computers, servers, peripherals, networking, storage and mobility products.
buyer: Toba Capital
Toba Capital is a venture firm founded by Vinny Smith. They are a team with twice the per capita operating experience of traditional VCs, investing in the markets they know firsthand: business applications and IT & internet infrastructure. "
target parent: Dell, Inc.
target: Smarsh, Inc.
Smarsh provides hosted solutions for archiving electronic communications, including email, instant messaging and social media platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
price ($mm)
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$27
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closed 10/24/2012 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired Kitenga Analytics

synopsis: Quest Software announced its acquisition of Kitenga Analytics. Kitenga's software platform enables enterprises to monetize and leverage all relevant data resources by transforming huge amounts of unstructured and semi/structured data into actionable intelligence.
buyer parent: Dell, Inc.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software provides simple and innovative IT management solutions. Quest products solve complex IT challenges ranging from database management, data protection, identity and access management, monitoring, user workspace management to Windows management. "
target: Kitenga Analytics
Kitenga's software platform enables enterprises to monetize and leverage all relevant data resources by transforming huge amounts of unstructured and semi/structured data into actionable intelligence.
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closed 9/28/2012 via BusinessWire

Dell, Inc., acquired Quest Software, Inc.

synopsis: Dell announced it has completed the acquisition of Quest Software , an award-winning IT management software provider. Quest offers a broad selection of software solutions that simplify and solve the most common and challenging IT problems for organizations around the globe.
buyer: Dell, Inc. (DELL:$94,224.00)
Dell, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, markets, sells and supports a wide range of products which are customized to individual customer requirements which include mobility products, desktop personal computers, software and peripherals, servers and networking, services and storage. "
target: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software provides simple and innovative IT management solutions. Quest products solve complex IT challenges ranging from database management, data protection, identity and access management, monitoring, user workspace management to Windows management.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,383 [$2,248]
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$894
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$177
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cancelled 6/29/2012 via BusinessWire

Insight Venture Partners, Vector Capital, cancelled an acquisition of Quest Software, Inc.

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc., a provider of simple and innovative IT management solutions, announced that it has cancelled an amendment to its announced merger agreement with affiliates of Insight Venture Partners to provide for the addition of Vector Capital as a member of the buyout group and for an increase in the merger consideration.
buyer: Vector Capital
buyer: Insight Venture Partners
Based in New York, Insight Venture Partners is a leading private equity and venture capital firm focused on the global software, internet and data services industries. "
target: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,171 [$2,012]
rev ($mm)
$881
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$160
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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.
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Insight Venture Partners, cancelled an acquisition of Quest Software, Inc.

synopsis: Insight Venture Partners has agreed to buy Quest Software, a software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier.
buyer: Insight Venture Partners
Based in New York, Insight Venture Partners is a leading private equity and venture capital firm focused on the global software, internet and data services industries. "
target: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,171 [$2,012]
rev ($mm)
$881
EBITDA ($mm)
$160
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
12.8x
closed 2/16/2012 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired BlueFolder, Inc.

synopsis: Quest Software, a provider of IT management solutions, announced that it has acquired BlueFolder, Inc., a leading provider of field and professional service management solutions. BlueFolder provides web-based scheduling, tracking, email integration, customer management, billing, and mobility solutions.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier. "
target: BlueFolder, Inc.
BlueFolder, Inc. is a leading provider of field and professional service management solutions. The company provides scheduling, tracking, email integration, customer management, billing, and mobility solutions. BlueFolder was founded in 2003 and is based in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
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closed 12/19/2011 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired BiTKOO

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc. announced that it has acquired BiTKOO, a provider of solutions for fine-grained authorization and entitlement management in enterprise IT environments. With the acquisition, BiTKOO Keystone technology will be included in Quest One Identity Solutions.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier. "
target: BiTKOO
BiTKOO is the global leader in XACML (Access Control Markup Language) and fine-grained authorization software. Some of the its products include Keystone, a fine-grained authorization engine, and Agent Less SSO, a single sign on system that has zero footprint on the client and on the server.
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closed 11/16/2011 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired VKernel Corp.

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc. has acquired VKernel, a privately held virtualized infrastructure operations management provider based in Boston, Mass. VKernel, a leading provider of capacity management products for virtualized data centers and cloud environments, will continue to operate as an independent subsidiary of Quest.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier. "
target: VKernel Corp.
VKernel provides performance and capacity management products for VMware, Microsoft and Red Hat virtualized infrastructures. Its powerful, easy-to-use products simplify the complex and critical tasks of planning, monitoring and predicting capacity utilization and performance bottlenecks.
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closed 10/31/2011 via Company Press Release

Quest Software, Inc., acquired Smarsh, Inc.

synopsis: Quest Software has acquired a 60 percent voting equity interest in Smarsh, Inc. Smarsh is the managed service leader in secure, innovative and reliable email archiving solutions for compliance and records retention, proactive litigation readiness and mail server data management.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier. "
target: Smarsh, Inc.
Smarsh is the managed service leader in secure, innovative and reliable email archiving solutions for compliance and records retention, proactive litigation readiness and mail server data management.
price ($mm)
$56*
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closed 10/24/2011 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired ChangeBASE

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc. has acquired ChangeBASE, a privately held software provider based in the UK, which specializes in automated application analysis, remediation and conversion for target platforms including Windows 7 and 8, Internet Explorer 8 and 9, Terminal Server/Remote Desktop Session Host, VDI, and Application Virtualization.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a privately held software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier. "
target: ChangeBASE
ChangeBASE specializes in automated application analysis, remediation and conversion for target platforms including Windows 7 and 8, Internet Explorer 8 and 9, Terminal Server/Remote Desktop Session Host, VDI, and Application Virtualization through its AOK software suite.
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closed 6/6/2011 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired Symlabs, Inc

synopsis: Quest Software, a leader in simplifying and reducing the cost of IT management, announced that it has acquired Symlabs, a privately held solutions provider that specializes in virtual directories and identity management solutions. The acquisition further extends the Quest® One Identity Solution to add strong middleware technology capabilities.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a privately held software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier. "
target: Symlabs, Inc
Symlabs, Inc. is a privately held solutions provider that specializes in virtual directories and identity management solutions. It provides consulting services and also offer products including Symlabs Virtual Directory Server and Symlabs Federated Identity Suite.
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closed 5/5/2011 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired RemoteScan Corporation

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc. announced that it has acquired the assets of RemoteScan®, a privately held software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. RemoteScan is the recognized worldwide leader in software solutions for scanning and imaging device connectivity.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a privately held software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier. "
target: RemoteScan Corporation
RemoteScan® is a privately held software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. The RemoteScan® product line is the accepted standard wherever EMR and document management software systems are installed.
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closed 5/18/2022 via PR Newswire

TokenEx, acquired Auric Systems International

synopsis: Cloud tokenization and payment optimization provider TokenEx announced that it has acquired Auric Systems International and its AuricVault® service. The AuricVault® tokenization service secures vitally sensitive financial and personal data by replacing the data with a token.
buyer: TokenEx
TokenEx is a cloud tokenization provider committed to helping organizations safely and compliantly accept, store and transmit sensitive data. Its industry-leading solution for data protection can secure and desensitize any structured data element to reduce risk and streamline operations, "
target: Auric Systems International
Auric Systems International and its AuricVault® service help businesses protect billions of dollars and millions of transactions securely, safely, and simply. The AuricVault® tokenization service secures vitally sensitive financial and personal data by replacing the data with a token.
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announced 4/27/2022 via PR Newswire

Synopsys, Inc., will acquire WhiteHat Security, Inc.

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc., the silicon to software partner for innovative companies, will acquire WhiteHat Security from NTT Security Corporation, a specialized security company in Japan. WhiteHat Security is a leading provider of application security Software-as-a-Service (SaaS). The company is committed to securing the entire software development lifecycle.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$4,504.13)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software security and quality solutions. "
target parent: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
target: WhiteHat Security, Inc.
WhiteHat Security is the leading application security provider committed to securing applications that run enterprises’ businesses. They are empowering DevSecOps by continuously assessing the risk for organizations’ software assets and helping them to embed security in the software life cycle.
price ($mm)
$330
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 4/26/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Tenable Network Security Inc, acquired Bit Discovery, Inc.

synopsis: Tenable Holdings, Inc., the Cyber Exposure company, has acquired Bit Discovery, Inc., a leader in external attack surface management (EASM). Bit Discovery have amassed enormous amounts of Internet data and can show companies what they own almost instantly.
buyer: Tenable Network Security Inc (TENB:$541.13)
Tenable is the Cyber Exposure company, enabling organizations around the globe to understand and reduce cyber risk. As the creator of Nessus, Tenable extended its expertise in vulnerabilities to deliver the world’s first platform to see and secure any digital asset on any computing platform. "
target: Bit Discovery, Inc.
Bit Discovery, Inc. is a leader in external attack surface management (EASM). They have amassed enormous amounts of Internet data and can show companies what they own almost instantly. What would once take days or weeks to discover manually, is now down to seconds using Bit Discovery.
price ($mm)
$45
rev ($mm)
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EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/6/2022 via PR Newswire

SilverSky, acquired Cybraics

synopsis: SilverSky, a cybersecurity innovator offering powerful managed detection and response (MDR) services, has acquired Cybraics, a developer of threat detection and log management solutions. SilverSky aims to integrate Cybraics' AI/Machine Learning based behavioral analytics technology into its fast-growing portfolio of services.
buyer: SilverSky
SilverSky is the leading independent cloud-based managed security services provider. SilverSky levels the playing field and enables companies, regardless of their size, to access enterprise-grade cybersecurity to meet regulatory requirements, proactively respond to threats, and rapidly reduce risk. "
target: Cybraics
Cybraics was developed out of a long-term DARPA machine learning and AI cybersecurity research program. Cybraics combines sophisticated think tank machine learning and AI with over 250+ analytic behavioral detections to produce the world’s most advanced threat detection and log management solution.
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announced 3/9/2022 via Company Press Release

Google, will acquire Mandiant Corporation

synopsis: Google is to acquire Mandiant, 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.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services, products, and platforms like Search, Maps, Gmail, Android, Google Play, Chrome and YouTube. Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. "
target: Mandiant Corporation (NasdaqGS:MNDT:$483.45)
Since their founding in 2004, Mandiant has become one of the world's most trusted cyber security firms, helping identify and defend against some of the most high-profile cyber security breaches for top Fortune 100 companies and governments around the world.
price ($mm)[EV]
$5,888 [$4,767]
rev ($mm)
$483
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
11.1x
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/9/2022 via BusinessWire

HelpSystems, LLC, will acquire Alert Logic, Inc.

synopsis: HelpSystems will acquire Alert Logic, a well-known leader in managed detection and response (MDR) services. Alert Logic works as a seamless extension of security teams, augmenting existing cybersecurity resources and technology to safeguard on-premise, cloud, SaaS, and hybrid infrastructures.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation software simplifies critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target parent: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
target: Alert Logic, Inc.
Alert Logic is the only managed detection and response (MDR) provider that delivers comprehensive coverage for public clouds, SaaS, on-premise, and hybrid environments. Its cloud-native technology ensures businesses have the most effective response to resolve whatever threats may come.
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closed 3/5/2022 via BNC Analysis

Motorola Solutions, Inc., acquired Ava Security

synopsis: Motorola Solutions acquired Ava Security Limited, a London, U.K.-based global provider of cloud-native video security and analytics. Led by Tormod Ree, CEO, Ava Security provides a cloud solution that gives enterprises real-time visibility and analytics to optimize their operations and detect anomalies and threats.
buyer: Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI:$8,171.00)
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: Ava Security
Ava Security Limited is a London, U.K.-based global provider of cloud-native video security and analytics. Ava Security provides a cloud solution that gives enterprises real-time visibility and analytics to optimize their operations and detect anomalies and threats.
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closed 4/1/2022 via BusinessWire

CloudFlare, Inc., acquired Area 1 Security

synopsis: Cloudflare, the security, performance, and reliability company helping to build a better Internet, has acquired Area 1 Security. Area 1 Security’s cloud-native platform, which works seamlessly with any email offering, stops phishing attacks by preemptively discovering and eliminating them before they can inflict damage in a corporate environment.
buyer: CloudFlare, Inc. (NET:$656.43)
Cloudflare, Inc. is on a mission to help build a better Internet. Cloudflare’s suite of products protect and accelerate any Internet application online without adding hardware, installing software, or changing a line of code. "
target: Area 1 Security
Area 1 Security’s cloud-native platform, which works seamlessly with any email offering, stops phishing attacks by preemptively discovering and eliminating them before they can inflict damage in a corporate environment.
price ($mm)
$162
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/10/2022 via PR Web

HelpSystems, LLC, will acquire Tripwire, Inc.

synopsis: HelpSystems will acquire Tripwire, a recognized leader of file integrity monitoring (FIM) solutions from Belden Inc. As the inventor of FIM technology, Tripwire sets the industry standard for this critical security control, a foundational element in a finely tuned security posture.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation software simplifies critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target parent: Belden Inc.
target: Tripwire, Inc.
Tripwire is the trusted leader for establishing a strong cybersecurity foundation. Its diverse solution portfolio finds, monitors, and mitigates risks to organizations’ digital infrastructure both on site and in the cloud—all without disrupting day-to-day operations or productivity.
price ($mm)
$350
rev ($mm)
$107
EBITDA ($mm)
$4
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
87.7x
closed 1/20/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Nautic Partners, LLC, acquired Security On-Demand Inc.

synopsis: Nautic Partners, LLC has acquired Security On-Demand, Inc. ("SOD"), a leader in cyber threat detection and data analytics services. Under this new partnership, Security On-Demand will continue to provide world-class cyber threat detection and managed security services, while expanding their established leadership in the cybersecurity industry.
buyer: Nautic Partners, LLC
Nautic is a middle-market private equity firm that focuses on three industries: healthcare, industrials, and services. Nautic has completed over 145 platform transactions throughout its 35-plus year history. Nautic generally makes equity investments of $50 to $400 million or more. "
target: Security On-Demand Inc.
Security On-Demand (SOD) provides 24x7 advanced cyber-threat detection services for mid-market companies and state and local government agencies. SOD's ThreatWatch platform enables the detection of advanced threats that help protect brand value and reduce the risk of a data breach.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/19/2022 via BusinessWire

Netrix, LLC, acquired BTB Security

synopsis: Netrix, LLC, a leading provider of managed and professional IT services, has acquired BTB Security, a cybersecurity and digital forensics solutions company. The acquisition strategically expands Netrix’s managed security portfolio and its ability to deliver sophisticated cybersecurity consulting services to small and mid-sized enterprise clients.
buyer: Netrix, LLC
Netrix is a leading provider of cloud, security, collaboration, IT Service Management and application development solutions. Through both proprietary and managed solutions leveraging leading third-party tools, Netrix addresses the most mission-critical IT needs of midsize and enterprise businesses. "
target: BTB Security
BTB Security provides an extensive range of services for information security and digital forensics targeted at small and mid-sized enterprise customers. Its offerings encompass all aspects of information security and computer forensics from recurring managed detection to virtual CISO services.
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closed 1/10/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Proofpoint, Inc., acquired Dathena

synopsis: Proofpoint, Inc., a leading cybersecurity and compliance company, announced it has completed its acquisition of Dathena, a deep-tech company that provides an A.I. Driven Data Discovery and Classification platform, bringing a new paradigm to data privacy and security solutions.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT:$1,088.07)
Proofpoint, Inc. is a leading cybersecurity company that protects organizations’ greatest assets and biggest risks: their people. With an integrated suite of cloud-based solutions, Proofpoint helps companies stop targeted threats, safeguard data, and make users more resilient against cyber attacks. "
target: Dathena
Dathena is a deep-tech company that provide an A.I. Driven Data Discovery and Classification platform, bringing a new paradigm to data privacy and security solutions.
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closed 12/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

Donnelley Financial Solutions, acquired Guardum

synopsis: Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN), a risk and compliance company, has purchased data security and privacy software provider Guardum. Guardum provides data security software that uses pattern matching technology to automate the discovery and redaction of personally identifiable information (PII).
buyer: Donnelley Financial Solutions (:$970.80)
Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN) is a leading global risk and compliance solutions company. They provide domain expertise, software and data analytics for every stage of their clients’ business and investment lifecycles. "
target: Guardum
Guardum provides data security software that uses pattern matching technology to automate the discovery and redaction of personally identifiable information (PII). The software can be used across various departments and job functions to help users locate, secure and control data.
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announced 12/10/2021 via BusinessWire

Iron Mountain Incorporated, will acquire ITRenew

synopsis: Iron Mountain Incorporated, the leading information management company, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ITRenew, a global leader in mission critical data center lifecycle management solutions.
buyer: Iron Mountain Incorporated (IRM:$4,391.60)
Iron Mountain Incorporated is the global leader in innovative storage and information management services, storing and protecting billions of valued assets, including critical business information, highly sensitive data, and cultural and historical artifacts. "
target: ITRenew
ITRenew, the Circular Cloud leader, is a multinational corporation creating circularity models and second lives for some of the most advanced data center technology on the planet.
price ($mm)
$725*
rev ($mm)
$415
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.2x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/30/2021 via BNC Analysis

Coinbase, acquired Unbound Security

synopsis: Coinbase has acquired Israeli-based Unbound Security. Unbound Security empowers enterprise customers worldwide to confidently secure, manage and authenticate all critical business transactions, information, identity, and digital assets – anywhere, anytime.
buyer: Coinbase (COIN:$5,924.61)
Coinbase is a digital currency wallet and platform where merchants and consumers can transact with new digital currencies like bitcoin, ethereum, and litecoin. It allows its users to create their own bitcoin wallets and start buying or selling bitcoins by connecting with their bank accounts. "
target: Unbound Security
Unbound Security empowers enterprise customers worldwide to confidently secure, manage and authenticate all critical business transactions, information, identity, and digital assets – anywhere, anytime.
price ($mm)
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announced 11/29/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., will acquire Quest Software, Inc.

synopsis: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., a leading private investment firm, is to acquire Quest Software, a global cybersecurity, data intelligence, and IT operations management software provider, from Francisco Partners.
buyer: Clearlake Capital Group, L.P.
Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. is a leading private investment firm. With a sector-focused approach, the firm seeks to partner with world-class management teams by providing patient, long-term capital to dynamic businesses that can benefit from Clearlake’s operational improvement approach. "
target parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
target: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a global systems management and security software provider. They help solve the complex technology and security problems that stand in the way of organizations’ ability to always be ready for what’s next.
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closed 10/27/2021 via Company Press Release

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Digital Guardian

synopsis: HelpSystems announced the acquisition of Digital Guardian, the industry’s only SaaS provider of data loss prevention (DLP) solutions for large and mid-sized organizations. Digital Guardian's cloud-delivered data protection platform is purpose-built to stop data loss by both insiders and outsiders on Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation software simplifies critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target: Digital Guardian
Digital Guardian is no-compromise data protection. The company’s cloud-delivered data protection platform is purpose-built to stop data loss by both insiders and outsiders on Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems.
price ($mm)
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announced 10/20/2021 via BNC Analysis

PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia, will acquire WebSecure Technologies Australia

synopsis: PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Australia is to acquire Sydney-based information security and risk management provider WebSecure Technologies Australia. They specialize in implementing digital identity and privileged access management (PAM) solutions, providing an end-to-end offering, including licensing, implementation and maintenance and support.
buyer parent: PwC
buyer: PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia
PricewaterhouseCoopers Australia is part of a multinational professional services network of firms, operating as partnerships under the PwC brand. PwC’s professional services include audit and assurance, tax and consulting that cover such areas as cybersecurity and privacy, HR, deals and forensics. "
target: WebSecure Technologies Australia
WebSecure Technologies is a Sydney-based information security and risk management provider. They specialize in implementing digital identity and privileged access management (PAM) solutions, providing an end-to-end offering, including licensing, implementation and maintenance and support.
price ($mm)
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announced 9/29/2021 via PR Newswire

Akamai Technologies, will acquire GuardiCore

synopsis: Akamai Technologies, Inc., the world's most trusted solution for protecting and delivering digital experiences, is to acquire Tel Aviv, Israel-based Guardicore, a segmentation company disrupting the legacy firewall market. Their software-only approach is decoupled from the physical network, providing a faster alternative to firewalls.
buyer: Akamai Technologies (AKAM:$3,461.22)
Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. "
target: GuardiCore
Guardicore is the segmentation company disrupting the legacy firewall market. Their software-only approach is decoupled from the physical network, providing a faster alternative to firewalls. They offer greater security and visibility in the cloud, data-center and endpoint.
price ($mm)
$600
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/21/2021 via PR Newswire

OneTrust LLC, will acquire Tugboat Logic

synopsis: OneTrust, the category-defining enterprise platform to operationalize trust, will acquire Tugboat Logic, a technology platform that simplifies and automates information security assurance and audit readiness for dozens of security frameworks. As a part of OneTrust, Tugboat Logic will deliver a security platform companies can grow into.
buyer: OneTrust LLC
OneTrust is the category-defining enterprise platform to operationalize trust. More than 10,000 customers, including half of the Fortune Global 500, use OneTrust to make trust a competitive differentiator, implementing central agile workflows across privacy, security, data governance, and more. "
target: Tugboat Logic
Tugboat Logic is the Security Assurance Platform that provides continuous compliance. Tugboat Logic provides automated technology to demystify the process of creating and managing an InfoSec program. With Tugboat Logic, companies can quickly get secure and prove it to customers.
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$22.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.30
EBIT ($mm)
$0.89
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
38
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Ticker: TSXV:PLUR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Plurilock Security Solutions
Plurilock Security Solutions
Plurilock is an identity-centric cybersecurity solutions provider in Canada. Plurilock provides a real-time cybersecurity solution that uses AI to identify, prevent, and eliminate insider threats. Their platform enables users to immediately spot and monitor credentials in use by unauthorized users.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$18.65
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.63)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.64)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
42
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Ticker: BME:FACE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FacePhi
FacePhi
FacePhi is a Spanish company specialized in developing software for Biometric Face Recognition. FacePhi offers a complete digital onboarding and identity authentication solution that allows users to access, verify, and operate different services and products in mobile and web applications.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$5.46
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.95
EBIT ($mm)
$0.93
Net Income ($mm)
$1.28
Employees
23
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Ticker: OTCPK:SFOR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
StrikeForce Technologies, Inc.
StrikeForce Technologies, Inc.
StrikeForce Technologies helps to prevent Cyber theft and data security breaches for consumers, corporations, and government agencies. It provides powerful two-factor, “Out-of-Band” authentication, keystroke encryption along with mobile solutions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$0.32
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.27)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.27)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
9
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Ticker: OTCQX: IDAI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trust Stamp
Trust Stamp
Trust Stamp is a global provider of AI-powered identity services. Trust Stamp's technology empowers organisations with biometric identity solutions that reduces fraud, protects personal data privacy, and increases operational efficiency.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: NGM:EOID MTF
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Eyeonid Group AB
Eyeonid Group AB
Eyeonid developed a platform that monitors and alerts customers when sensitive, private and corporate digital information, such as login info, credit card and social security numbers, can be found on unauthorized sites on the Internet, whereupon the customer can take action and protect themselves.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1.41
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.46)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.61)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
10
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Ticker: BKYI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
BIO-key International, Inc.
BIO-key International, Inc.
BIO-key International, Inc., headquartered in Wall, New Jersey, develops and delivers advanced identification solutions to commercial and government enterprises, integrators, and custom application developers.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$5.24
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.97)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.26)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
34
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Ticker: OM:ZIGN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ZignSec
ZignSec
ZignSec is a Swedish provider of digital identity verification solutions. ZignSec enables businesses to quickly and safely identify online customers in real time. They offer multiple solutions through a single API that allows users to manage their KYC and AML compliance requirements.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1.92
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.93)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.42)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
33
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Ticker: ASX:ISX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
iSignthis Ltd.
iSignthis Ltd.
Australian Securities iSignthis Ltd is the global leader in remote identity verification, payment authentication and payment processing to meet AML/CFT requirements. iSignthis provides an end-to-end on-boarding service for merchants, with a unified payment and identity service.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$4.53
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.83)
EBIT ($mm)
($3.94)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: AIM:GBG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GB Group Plc
GB Group Plc
GBG is a global specialist in identity data intelligence. They help organisations make decisions about the customers they serve and the people they employ. GBG has the fundamental belief that the digital economy relies on everyone having access to data they can trust.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$302.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$65.18
EBIT ($mm)
$46.96
Net Income ($mm)
$35.66
Employees
1200
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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: ENXTPA:INSD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Verimatrix
Verimatrix
Verimatrix is a global provider of security and analytics solutions that protect devices, services and applications across multiple markets.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$72.46
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.32)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.91)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
155
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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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Ticker: OTCPK:CLDS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cloud Security Corporation
Cloud Security Corporation
Cloud Security Corporation is an early-stage security and information access technology software company. The Company delivers immediate information with secure access to computer desktops and other consumer electronic devices from remote locations.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.04)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: VSHE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VShield Software Corp
VSheild Software Corporation designs, produces, markets and sells leading edge computer security software programs that feature advanced software development and technologies. All of the Company's security systems are based on previously proven and field tested large commercial security systems.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
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Ticker: VMW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VMware, Inc.
VMware, Inc.
VMware software powers the world’s complex digital infrastructure. The company’s compute, cloud, mobility, networking and security offerings provide a dynamic and efficient digital foundation to over 500,000 customers globally, aided by an ecosystem of 75,000 partners.
year
2023
rev ($mm)
$12,851.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,447.00
EBIT ($mm)
$2,337.00
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: NYSE:PANW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto Networks is leading cybersecurity by safely enabling applications and preventing cyber breaches for organizations worldwide. Their platform delivers security far superior to legacy or point products, safely enables daily business operations, and protects an organization's assets.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$3,782.70
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.20)
EBIT ($mm)
($201.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
8376
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