Like Reflexion Networks, Inc.

closed 6/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

Sophos, acquired Reflexion Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Sophos, a company that delivers the best IT security and data protection for businesses, has acquired cloud-based email security firm Reflexion Networks. Reflexion markets archiving, email encryption and business continuity services.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Sophos (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Sophos delivers the best IT security and data protection for businesses. More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos' complete security solutions as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. "
target: Reflexion Networks, Inc.
Reflexion Networks, Inc. provides hosted email security and compliance services. It offers an anti spam and email security service that blocks spam, viruses, and volume-based attacks and address-on-the-fly technology that preserves the integrity of primary email address.
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closed 9/28/2022 via BNC Analysis

Alinto, acquired MailCleaner

synopsis: MailCleaner joins the Alinto Group – a European provider of email security solutions – to offer the international market a full suite of solutions related to secure email communication, that adapts to all types of businesses. MailCleaner is a software solution, including the operating system, anti-virus, anti-spam and a complete admin environment.
buyer: Alinto
Alinto was the first messaging platform with a Cloud based email solution in Europe and the first web based email accessible from a mobile phone. They provide Cloud based email software in 3 European countries. "
target: MailCleaner
MailCleaner is a full software solution, including the operating system, anti-virus, anti-spam and a complete administration environment. MailCleaner offers professional protection against viruses and eliminates up to 99% of spam. MailCleaner is installed between the Internet and the mail server.
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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.
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$162
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closed 1/12/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Kiteworks, acquired totemo

synopsis: Kiteworks, which governs and protects sensitive digital content moving within, into, and out of global enterprises, announced its acquisition of totemo, the leading email encryption gateway provider used by hundreds of the largest multinational enterprises in the German, Austrian, and Swiss markets.
buyer: Kiteworks
Kiteworks empowers organizations to manage risk and ensure compliance effectively and efficiently of every send, share, receive, and save of sensitive content. "
target: totemo
totemo is the leading email encryption gateway provider used by hundreds of the largest multinational enterprises in the German, Austrian, and Swiss markets.
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closed 5/19/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Permira, acquired Mimecast Services Limited

synopsis: Mimecast Limited, a leading email security and cyber resilience company, announced that it has been acquired by Permira, a global private equity firm focused on transformational growth at scale.
buyer: Permira
Permira is a global investment firm. Permira advises funds with a total committed capital of approximately US$50bn (€44bn) and makes long-term investments, including majority control investments and strategic minority investments. "
target: Mimecast Services Limited (MIME:$553.31)
UK-based Mimecast makes business email and data safer for thousands of customers and their millions of employees worldwide. Founded in 2003, the company's next-generation cloud-based security, archiving, and continuity services protect email and deliver comprehensive email risk management.
price ($mm)
$5,800
rev ($mm)
$553
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$139
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10.5x
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41.8x
closed 8/30/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd, acquired Avanan Inc

synopsis: Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., a leading provider of cyber security solutions to corporate enterprises and governments globally, announced the acquisition of Avanan, the fastest growing cloud email security company. Avanan technology provides the highest level of security for emails and SaaS collaboration suites.
buyer: Check Point Software Technologies Ltd (CHKP:$2,131.50)
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. is a provider of cybersecurity solutions to governments and corporate enterprises globally. Check Point’s solutions protect customers from 5th generation cyber-attacks with an industry-leading catch rate of malware, ransomware, and advanced targeted threats. "
target: Avanan Inc
Avanan is the fastest growing cloud email security company. Avanan technology provides the highest level of security for emails and SaaS collaboration suites.
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closed 5/13/2021 via PR Newswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Agari Data, Inc.

synopsis: HelpSystems has acquired Agari, a recognized leader in enterprise solutions protecting against advanced email threats, to enhance its data security suite. Agari's solutions detect, defend against, and respond to email attacks by using massive data sets, data science, and the power of cloud computing.
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 solutions simplify critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target: Agari Data, Inc.
Agari is a provider of enterprise solutions that protect against advanced email threats. Using applied data science and a diverse set of signals, Agari protects the workforce from inbound business email compromise, supply chain fraud, spear phishing, and account takeover-based attacks.
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closed 8/31/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired Proofpoint, Inc.

synopsis: Proofpoint, Inc., a leading cybersecurity and compliance company, has been acquired by Thoma Bravo, a leading private equity investment firm focused on the software and technology-enabled services sector.
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: Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT:$1,088.07)
Proofpoint, Inc. is a leading cybersecurity company that protects organizations’ greatest assets and biggest risks: their people. With an integrated suite of cloud-based solutions, Proofpoint helps companies stop targeted threats, safeguard data, and make users more resilient against cyber attacks.
price ($mm)
$12,300
rev ($mm)
$1,088
EBITDA ($mm)
$44
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11.3x
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276.7x
closed 8/24/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Kaseya Limited, acquired Graphus

synopsis: Kaseya, a leading provider of IT infrastructure and security management solutions, is expanding its IT Complete platform by acquiring and integrating Graphus, an automated phishing defense platform. With this acquisition, IT Complete has access to a simple, automated, powerful, and cost-effective email security and phishing defense platform.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Kaseya Limited
Kaseya is the leading provider of IT infrastructure and security management solutions for managed service providers (MSPs) and small to medium sized businesses (SMBs). Kaseya allows organizations to efficiently manage and secure IT in order to drive IT service and business success. "
target: Graphus
Graphus is a cloud email security solution. As the world’s first automated phishing defense platform, Graphus protects email users from cybercriminals posing as trusted contacts by automatically eliminating social engineering threats such as spear phishing, phishing, and business email scams.
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closed 7/30/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Mimecast Services Limited, acquired MessageControl

synopsis: Mimecast Limited, a leading email and data security company, announced it has acquired MessageControl, a messaging security provider with solutions designed to help stop social engineering and human identity attacks with the use of machine learning technology.
buyer: Mimecast Services Limited (MIME:$553.31)
UK-based Mimecast makes business email and data safer for thousands of customers and their millions of employees worldwide. Founded in 2003, the company's next-generation cloud-based security, archiving, and continuity services protect email and deliver comprehensive email risk management. "
target: MessageControl
MessageControl is a messaging security provider with solutions designed to help stop social engineering and human identity attacks with the use of machine learning technology.
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closed 5/8/2019 via BusinessWire

Zix Corporation, acquired DeliverySlip Inc.

synopsis: Zix Corporation, a leader in email security, has acquired the assets of Cirius Messaging Inc. and wholly owned subsidiary, DeliverySlip Inc. related to the DeliverySlip product. DeliverySlip is a provider of email encryption, e-signatures and secure file sharing solutions.
buyer: Zix Corporation (ZIXI:$210.99)
Zix is a leader in email security. Trusted by influential institutions in healthcare, finance and government, Zix delivers a superior experience and easy-to-use solutions for email encryption and data loss prevention, advanced threat protection, archiving and bring your own device mobile security. "
target: DeliverySlip Inc.
DeliverySlip is a provider of email encryption, e-signatures and secure file sharing solutions. DeliverySlip offers smarter security for Office365, Outlook, and GSuite and protects other apps and web forms via the application of RESTful APIs.
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$14
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closed 2/20/2019 via BusinessWire

Zix Corporation, acquired AppRiver

synopsis: Zix Corporation, a leader in email security, has completed the acquisition of AppRiver, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) application provider offering award-winning email and Web security solutions to businesses of all sizes.
buyer: Zix Corporation (ZIXI:$210.99)
Zix is a leader in email security. Trusted by influential institutions in healthcare, finance and government, Zix delivers a superior experience and easy-to-use solutions for email encryption and data loss prevention, advanced threat protection, archiving and bring your own device mobile security. "
target parent: Marlin Equity Partners
target: AppRiver
AppRiver is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) application provider offering award-winning email and Web security solutions to businesses of all sizes. Over 60,000 companies worldwide use AppRiver to maintain secure and reliable messaging systems and protect themselves against cybersecurity threats.
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$275
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closed 10/7/2017 via PE Hub

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired AppRiver

synopsis: AppRiver, LLC, a leading provider of cloud-based cybersecurity and productivity software and services, announced that it has secured a majority investment from Marlin Equity Partners, a global private equity firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management that is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target: AppRiver
AppRiver is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) application provider offering award-winning email and Web security solutions to businesses of all sizes.
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announced 11/23/2016 via

Mimecast Services Limited, will acquire iSheriff

synopsis: Mimecast, an email & data security firm, announced it was purchasing all of the assets of iSheriff, a cloud-based security provider. The acquisition will provide Mimecast customers additional real-time email threat intelligence & detection expertise and complements Mimecast’s existing portfolio of email security, continuity and archiving solutions.
buyer: Mimecast Services Limited (MIME:$553.31)
Founded in 2002, Mimecast Ltd. provides cloud-based unified email management (UEM) solutions for Microsoft Exchange and Office 365 to serve customers worldwide. Mimecast helps reduces the complexity and cost of managing numerous point solutions traditionally used to protect email and its data. "
target parent: Total Defense, Inc.
target: iSheriff
Founded in 1999, iSheriff is a pioneering leader in the development of world class email and Internet security solutions. iSheriff SaaS is the first proprietary, integrated Security as a Service solution for cloud-based Web and email security featuring a common Web management and reporting console.
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closed 8/24/2016 via Company Press Release

Proofpoint, Inc., purchased Email Fraud Protection from Return Path, Inc.

synopsis: Proofpoint, Inc., a leading next-generation cybersecurity company, has acquired Return Path’s Email Fraud Protection (EFP) business unit. Return Path’s EFP business, provides standards-based DMARC authentication and proprietary sender-analysis capabilities to defend businesses by detecting, blocking, and responding to email threats.
buyer: Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT:$1,088.07)
Proofpoint Inc. is a leading next-generation security and compliance company that provides solutions to enable organizations to protect their users from advanced attacks delivered via email, social media and mobile apps. "
seller: Return Path, Inc.
Return Path’s Email Fraud Protection (EFP) business unit provides standards-based DMARC authentication and proprietary sender-analysis capabilities to defend businesses by detecting, blocking, and responding to email threats directed towards employees and customers.
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closed 8/26/2015 via Company Press Release

CensorNet, acquired Sirrustec, Inc.

synopsis: CensorNet, the complete cloud security company, announced that it has acquired Florida-based cyber security company Sirrustec’s, e-mail security platform, archival and storage technology, which further enhances CensorNet’s product portfolio.
buyer: CensorNet
CensorNet, the complete cloud security company, helps organisations step up to the challenge of managing the rise of cloud applications in an increasingly mobile work environment. "
target: Sirrustec, Inc.
Sirrustec, the hosted email and storage vendor, has a set of products that it has developed and can be bought off the shelf by Service Providers. These are in the area of Email Management and online Storage Solutions.
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closed 4/3/2014 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired iCritical

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., the global provider of Internet services, announced the acquisition of Critical Software Ltd., a UK-based Email Security and Management company operating under the brand name iCriticalTM.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,740.72)
j2 Global, Inc. and its affiliates provide Internet services globally through two divisions: Business Cloud Services and Digital Media. The Business Cloud Services Division offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and CRM solutions. "
target: iCritical
iCritical is an award-winning provider of cloud-based services for email security, web security and secure email archiving. iCritical helps organisations eliminate email and web challenges, with cloud-based services that give customers the ability to secure and control what employees do online.
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closed 4/9/2013 via Company Press Release

Proofpoint, Inc., acquired Maildistiller

synopsis: Proofpoint, Inc., a leader in cloud-based information security and governance, announced the aquisition of Mail Distiller Limited. Mail Distiller Limited is a European-based provider of SaaS email security solutions.
buyer: Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT:$1,088.07)
Proofpoint provides messaging security solutions for large enterprises to stop spam, protect against email viruses, ensure that outbound messages comply with both corporate policies and external regulations and prevent leaks of confidential information via email and other network protocols. "
target: Maildistiller
Maildistiller filters millions of email every day and are renowned for generating one of the lowest false positives in the industry. It provides managed email filtering services to eradicate viruses and abolish spam and time-wasting e-mail content.
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closed 11/19/2012 via PR Newswire

Commtouch, acquired eleven GmbH

synopsis: Commtouch®, a leading provider of Internet security technology and cloud-based services, announced it acquired Berlin, Germany-based eleven GmbH. eleven is well-known throughout Germany as the leading provider of mail-based Security-as-a-Service solutions, capturing more than 36 percent of the German market for managed email security.
buyer: Commtouch (CTCH:$23.91)
Commtouch® is a leading provider of Internet security technology and cloud-based services for vendors and service providers, increasing the value and profitability of our customers' solutions by protecting billions of Internet transactions on a daily basis. "
target: eleven GmbH
A leading email security provider based in Germany, eleven's unique eXpurgate technology offers a spam filter and email categorization service that reliably protects users against spam and phishing, detects potentially dangerous email, and can distinguish between individual messages and mass emails.
price ($mm)
$11
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$8
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closed 4/14/2010 via PR Newswire

Cloud Centric Systems, Inc., acquired V-Clouds

synopsis: Cloud Centric Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce that the Company has acquired V-Clouds Ltd., a dynamic European technology company from IJJ Corporation. The V-Clouds Email Management Solution is for small business and large enterprise clients as well as for the Global Internet Service Provider community.
buyer: Cloud Centric Systems, Inc.
Cloud Centric Systems, Inc. f/k/a GuestTek International, Inc. specializes in cloud based technologies that use the Internet to deliver business critical applications via a global network of partners. "
target parent: IJJ Corp.
target: V-Clouds
V-Clouds is the most dynamic technology company to arrive in the Email Security Space in a decade. They bring together some of the most experienced and innovative minds in the Email Management Market and are offering solutions for Small Businesses, Large Enterprise and Service Providers alike.
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closed 6/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

Sophos, acquired Reflexion Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Sophos, a company that delivers the best IT security and data protection for businesses, has acquired cloud-based email security firm Reflexion Networks. Reflexion markets archiving, email encryption and business continuity services.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Sophos (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Sophos delivers the best IT security and data protection for businesses. More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos' complete security solutions as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. "
target: Reflexion Networks, Inc.
Reflexion Networks, Inc. provides hosted email security and compliance services. It offers an anti spam and email security service that blocks spam, viruses, and volume-based attacks and address-on-the-fly technology that preserves the integrity of primary email address.
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closed 4/22/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Sophos, acquired SOC.OS

synopsis: Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, announced that it has acquired SOC.OS, an innovator of a cloud-based security alert investigation and triage automation solution.
buyer: Sophos (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Based in the UK, Sophos is a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting more than 500,000 organizations and millions of consumers in more than 150 countries from the most advanced cyberthreats. "
target: SOC.OS
SOC.OS develops a lightweight security alert investigation and triage automation solution that centralizes, enriches and correlates high volumes of alerts from across an organization’s estate into manageable, prioritized clusters.
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closed 8/3/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Sophos, acquired Refactr

synopsis: Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, announced that it has acquired Refactr, which develops and markets a versatile DevSecOps automation platform that bridges the gap between DevOps and cybersecurity.
buyer: Sophos (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Based in the UK, Sophos is a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting more than 500,000 organizations and millions of consumers in more than 150 countries from the most advanced cyberthreats. "
target: Refactr
Refactr is the creator of a radically simple DevSecOps automation platform made to bridge the gap between DevOps and Cybersecurity. Refactr’s platform is an orchestration layer sitting atop existing DevOps and cybersecurity technologies.
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closed 7/22/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Sophos, acquired Braintrace

synopsis: Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, announced that it has acquired Braintrace, an innovator in Network Detection and Response (NDR) technology. Braintrace’s NDR provides deep visibility into network traffic patterns, including encrypted traffic, without the need for Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) decryption.
buyer: Sophos (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Based in the UK, Sophos is a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting more than 500,000 organizations and millions of consumers in more than 150 countries from the most advanced cyberthreats. "
target: Braintrace
Braintrace is an innovator in Network Detection and Response (NDR) technology. Braintrace’s NDR provides deep visibility into network traffic patterns, including encrypted traffic, without the need for Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) decryption.
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closed 7/7/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Sophos, acquired Capsule8

synopsis: Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, has acquired Capsule8, a pioneer and market leader of runtime visibility, detection, and response for Linux production servers and containers covering on-premise and cloud workloads. Sophos will integrate Capsule8 technology into its Adaptive Cybersecurity Ecosystem (ACE).
buyer: Sophos (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Based in the UK, Sophos is a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting more than 500,000 organizations and millions of consumers in more than 150 countries from the most advanced cyberthreats. "
target: Capsule8
Capsule8 is the pioneer behind “ops-friendly” security that embeds seamlessly into Linux systems. Modern enterprises depend on Capsule8 to secure their workloads with runtime visibility, detection and response in any environment – whether containerized, virtualized, or bare metal.
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closed 3/2/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired Sophos

synopsis: Thoma Bravo, LLC, a leading private equity investment firm focused on the software and technology-enabled services sectors, has acquired Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting over organizations from advanced cyberthreats.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity investment firm providing equity and strategic support to experienced management teams and growing companies. The firm currently manages a series of private equity funds representing more than $30 billion of equity commitments. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: Sophos (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
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.
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$3,722 [$3,860]
rev ($mm)
$727
EBITDA ($mm)
$84
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5.4x
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46.7x
closed 6/3/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Sophos, acquired Rook Security

synopsis: Sophos, a global leader in network and endpoint security, has acquired Rook Security, a pioneer and leader in managed detection and response (MDR) services. Rook Security provides a 24/7 team of cyberthreat hunters and incident response experts who monitor, hunt for, analyze and respond to security incidents for businesses of all sizes.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Sophos (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Sophos delivers the best IT security and data protection for businesses. More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos' complete security solutions as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. "
target: Rook Security
Rook Security is a cybersecurity design and innovation firm specializing in managed detection and response. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Ind., Rook Security works 24/7 to hunt and eliminate cyberattacks that technology solutions alone cannot prevent.
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closed 1/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Sophos, acquired DarkBytes

synopsis: Sophos, a global leader in network and endpoint security, announced that it has acquired endpoint security platform company, DarkBytes. DarkBytes offers a unified platform to deliver security operations center services to organizations of all sizes.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Sophos (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Sophos delivers the best IT security and data protection for businesses. More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos' complete security solutions as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. "
target: DarkBytes
DarkBytes is transforming cyber-security for all organizations with the first Unified Endpoint Protection Platform designed to consolidate all critical security controls into a single lightweight agent.
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closed 1/8/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Sophos, acquired Avid Secure

synopsis: Sophos, a global leader in network and endpoint security, has acquired cloud infrastructure security company, Avid Secure. Avid Secure offers an artificial intelligence-based cloud security analytics, compliance, and DevSecOps platform to provide effective end-to-end protection in public cloud services such as AWS, Azure, and Google.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Sophos (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Sophos delivers the best IT security and data protection for businesses. More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos' complete security solutions as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. "
target: Avid Secure
Avid Secure Platform is a next-generation cloud infrastructure security platform that combines deep security expertise with the power of AI to deliver intelligent security analytics, compliance automation, and rugged DevSecOps with a simple to use interface.
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announced 2/8/2017 via Market Wire

Sophos, will acquire Invincea

synopsis: Sophos, a leader in network and endpoint security, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Invincea, a visionary provider of next-generation malware protection. Invincea's endpoint security portfolio is designed to detect and prevent unknown malware and sophisticated attacks via its patented deep learning neural-network algorithms.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Sophos (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Sophos delivers the best IT security and data protection for businesses. More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos' complete security solutions as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. "
target: Invincea
Founded in 2009, Invincea is the next-generation endpoint security company that detects and prevents unknown malware and sophisticated attacks via its patented deep learning neural-network algorithms.
price ($mm)
$100
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$10
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closed 11/2/2016 via Market Wire

Sophos, acquired Barricade

synopsis: Sophos, a global leader in network and endpoint security, announced that it has acquired Barricade, a pioneering start-up with a powerful behavior-based analytics engine built on machine learning techniques. The team and technology from Barricade will strengthen Sophos' synchronized security capabilities.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Sophos (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Sophos delivers the best IT security and data protection for businesses. More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos' complete security solutions as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. "
target: Barricade
Barricade works like an early warning system against any attempts at breaching the security of your servers. They quietly watch in the background and can identify any security threats. In the event there is any serious activity they notify you and provide detailed steps needed to solve the situation
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closed 12/14/2015 via Market Wire

Sophos, acquired SurfRight

synopsis: Sophos, a global leader in network and endpoint security, announced the acquisition of SurfRight, an innovator in signature-less next-generation endpoint threat detection and response (ETDR) and advanced threat prevention.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Sophos (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Sophos delivers the best IT security and data protection for businesses. More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos' complete security solutions as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. "
target: SurfRight
Based in Hengelo, the Netherlands, SurfRight has developed a portfolio of technologies that prevent, detect and remediate zero-day and sophisticated attacks by interrupting malware and advanced persistent threat (APT) vectors.
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closed 6/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

Sophos, acquired Reflexion Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Sophos, a company that delivers the best IT security and data protection for businesses, has acquired cloud-based email security firm Reflexion Networks. Reflexion markets archiving, email encryption and business continuity services.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Sophos (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Sophos delivers the best IT security and data protection for businesses. More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos' complete security solutions as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. "
target: Reflexion Networks, Inc.
Reflexion Networks, Inc. provides hosted email security and compliance services. It offers an anti spam and email security service that blocks spam, viruses, and volume-based attacks and address-on-the-fly technology that preserves the integrity of primary email address.
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closed 10/7/2014 via Market Wire

Sophos, acquired Mojave Networks

synopsis: Sophos, an integrated cloud-managed security offering, announced that it has acquired cloud-based security firm Mojave Networks of San Mateo, Calif. Companies and organizations around the world rely on Mojave Networks’ cloud-based security to block advanced threats and protect company data while securing user privacy.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Sophos (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Sophos delivers the best IT security and data protection for businesses. More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos' complete security solutions as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. "
target: Mojave Networks
Companies and organizations around the world, including Fortune 500s and government agencies, rely on Mojave Networks’ cloud-based security to block advanced threats and protect company data while securing user privacy.
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announced 4/3/2012 via Market Wire

Sophos, Plc, will acquire DIALOGS Software GmbH

synopsis: Complete security leader Sophos announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire DIALOGS, a privately-held provider of mobile management solutions, headquartered in Germany. DIALOGS, one of Europe's leading mobile device management (MDM) providers brings twenty years of experience in mobile product development.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Sophos, Plc (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Sophos is committed to providing security and data protection solutions that are simple to manage, deploy and use and that deliver the industry's lowest total cost of ownership. Sophos offers award-winning encryption, endpoint security, web, email, mobile and network security solutions. "
target: DIALOGS Software GmbH
DIALOGS, one of Europe's leading mobile data communication providers, enables the professional use of locating mobile devices via GSM and GPS as well as fast and reliable short message service (SMS) communication worldwide.
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closed 7/6/2011 via Market Wire

Sophos, Plc, acquired Astaro Corporation

synopsis: Global IT security and data protection company Sophos announced that it has completed its acquisition of network security vendor Astaro Corp. Astaro develops and markets integrated network security solutions that deliver high-quality protection at low cost.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Sophos, Plc (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Sophos is a provider of encryption, endpoint security, web, email, and network access control solutions backed by SophosLabs -- a global network of threat intelligence centers. Sophos is committed to providing security and data protection solutions that are simple to manage, deploy and use. "
target: Astaro Corporation
Astaro Corporation develops and markets integrated network security solutions that deliver high-quality protection at low cost. Distributed by a growing network of over 2500 resellers, more than 56000 Astaro installations protect business, school and government networks against IT security threats.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$56
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/3/2010 via Company Press Release

Apax Partners, will acquire Sophos, Plc

synopsis: IT security and data protection firm Sophos has announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell a majority interest in the company to Apax Partners, a global private equity group, in a transaction valuing the company at $830 million (USD).
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is one of the world's leading private equity investment groups. It operates across the United States, Europe and Israel and has more than 30 years of investing experience. Funds under the management or advice of Apax Partners total $35 billion around the world. "
target: Sophos, Plc (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Sophos is a world leader in integrated threat management solutions, protecting against known and unknown malware, spyware, intrusions, unwanted applications, spam and policy abuse for business, education and government.
price ($mm)[EV]
$580 [$551]*
rev ($mm)
$282
EBITDA ($mm)
$19
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
21.5x
closed 10/1/2008 via Company Press Release

Sophos, Plc, acquired Utimaco Safeware, Inc

synopsis: Sophos Plc, a global leader in endpoint security and control solutions, announced its intent to acquire Utimaco Safeware AG, a global leader in data security solutions for enterprises, headquartered in Oberursel, near Frankfurt a.M., Germany. Sophos intends to launch a voluntary public takeover offer in cash for all outstanding Utimaco shares.
buyer: Sophos, Plc (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Sophos is a world leader in integrated threat management solutions, protecting against known and unknown malware, spyware, intrusions, unwanted applications, spam and policy abuse for business, education and government. "
target: Utimaco Safeware, Inc
Utimaco Safeware, Inc. provides information technology security solutions. It focuses on data security in mobile and wireless computing environments.
price ($mm)[EV]
$188 [$137]*
rev ($mm)
$85
EBITDA ($mm)
$13
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
18.2x
closed 1/11/2007 via PR Newswire

Sophos, Plc, acquired ENDFORCE

synopsis: Sophos, a world leader in integrated threat management solutions, has acquired ENDFORCE, a leader in endpoint security policy compliance and network access control solutions for enterprise customers.
buyer: Sophos, Plc (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Sophos is a world leader in integrated threat management solutions, protecting against known and unknown malware, spyware, intrusions, unwanted applications, spam and policy abuse for business, education and government. "
target: ENDFORCE
ENDFORCE is a leader in secure network access control solutions. Leveraging CONTEXT Aware Authorization™ technology, this software-only, vendor-neutral framework protects corporate network resources from non-compliant or misconfigured endpoints.
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closed 2/22/2006 via BusinessWire

Pender Financial Group Corporation, acquired ActiveState Software, Inc.

synopsis: ActiveState, the leading provider of tools and services for dynamic languages, announced yesterday that it has been acquired by ActiveState Software Inc., a new company jointly owned by the employees of ActiveState and Pender Financial Group Corporation, an investment company focused on technology and healthcare.
buyer: Pender Financial Group Corporation
Pender Financial Group Corporation is a publicly traded investment company that owns or manages approximately $35 million of assets focused on technology, life sciences and healthcare companies based in British Columbia. "
target parent: Sophos, Plc
target: ActiveState Software, Inc.
ActiveState is the leading provider of tools and services for dynamic languages such as Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, and Tcl. Over two million developers rely on ActiveState's cross-platform professional development tools, high-quality language distributions, and enterprise services.
price ($mm)
$2.25
rev ($mm)
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closed 6/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

Sophos, acquired Reflexion Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Sophos, a company that delivers the best IT security and data protection for businesses, has acquired cloud-based email security firm Reflexion Networks. Reflexion markets archiving, email encryption and business continuity services.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Sophos (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Sophos delivers the best IT security and data protection for businesses. More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos' complete security solutions as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. "
target: Reflexion Networks, Inc.
Reflexion Networks, Inc. provides hosted email security and compliance services. It offers an anti spam and email security service that blocks spam, viruses, and volume-based attacks and address-on-the-fly technology that preserves the integrity of primary email address.
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closed 11/22/2022 via GlobeNewswire

N. Harris Computer Corporation, acquired AZURSOFT

synopsis: AZURSOFT, the French leader in unified and connected security software solutions, was acquired by Harris France, a subsidiary of Constellation Software. AZURSOFT offers 3 products: HORUS, a global supervision tool, ACTIVES, which offers intuitive hypervision, and ALFATEA, a global solution for occupational health and safety.
buyer parent: Constellation Software, Inc.
buyer: N. Harris Computer Corporation
Based in Ontario, Harris (N. Harris Computer Corporation) acquires software companies, manages them using industry best practices, and builds them for the future. Harris operates more than 180 businesses worldwide, in more than twenty industries. "
target: AZURSOFT
AzurSoft is a software solutions development company specializing in the areas of risk management, safety and security. AZURSOFT offers 3 products: HORUS, a global supervision tool, ACTIVES, which offers intuitive hypervision, and ALFATEA, a global solution for occupational health and safety.
price ($mm)
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closed 11/9/2022 via PR Newswire

BOXX Insurance Inc., acquired Templarbit Shield

synopsis: Toronto-based global cyber insurtech, BOXX Insurance, has acquired Templarbit, a cyber threat intelligence platform that makes it simpler for businesses to stay ahead of digital threats. Templarbit has built state of the art technology that alerts companies when their platform identifies vulnerabilities in their network that hackers can exploit.
buyer: BOXX Insurance Inc.
Based in Toronto, BOXX Insurance helps businesses, individuals and families insure and defend against cyber threats. BOXX's vision is to help people stay ahead of, respond to and recover from cyber threats, putting their digital safety first. "
target: Templarbit Shield
Templarbit is a next-gen security company focused on building modern solutions that empower a new generation of security teams. By building solutions to be cloud native and powered by data intelligence, Templarbit has redefined the way teams perform assessments on a company's security posture.
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closed 11/2/2022 via PR Newswire

Intel 471, acquired SpiderFoot

synopsis: Intel 471, the premier provider of cyber threat intelligence for leading intelligence, security, and fraud teams across the globe, announced the acquisition of Estonia-based SpiderFoot, a best-in-class provider of open-source intelligence, attack surface management and digital investigations.
buyer: Intel 471
Intel 471 empowers enterprises, government agencies, and other organizations to win the cybersecurity war using near-real-time insights into the latest malicious actors, relationships, threat patterns, and imminent attacks relevant to their businesses. "
target: SpiderFoot
Based in Estonia, SpiderFoot is an Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) automation platform for threat intelligence operations and digital investigations. SpiderFoot's SaaS product automatically queries over 100 public data sources to gather intelligence on IP addresses, domain names, more.
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closed 10/27/2022 via GlobeNewswire

OPSWAT, Inc, acquired FileScan.IO

synopsis: OPSWAT, a leading provider of critical infrastructure protection (CIP) cybersecurity solutions, has acquired all assets of Germany-based FileScan.IO, a free next-gen malware analysis platform with a focus on Indicators of Compromise ("IOCs") extraction and related threat intelligence data.
buyer: OPSWAT, Inc
OPSWAT is a global leader in IT, Operational Technology (OT), and Industrial Control Systems (ICS) critical infrastructure cybersecurity solutions and Deep Content Disarm and Reconstruction (CDR), protecting the world’s mission-critical organizations from malware and zero-day attacks. "
target: FileScan.IO
Based in Germany, FileScan.IO is a free malware analysis service that offers rapid in-depth file assessments, threat intelligence and indicator of compromise (IOCs) extraction for a wide range of executable files, documents and scripts.
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closed 10/5/2022 via PR Newswire

Qualys, Inc., acquired Blue Hexagon

synopsis: Qualys, Inc., a pioneer and leading provider of disruptive cloud-based IT, security and compliance solutions, announced it acquired the assets of Blue Hexagon. Blue Hexagon is an AI/ML innovator of Cloud Threat Detection and Response solutions enabling enterprises to adopt the public cloud securely through real-time detection.
buyer: Qualys, Inc. (QLYS:$427.84)
Qualys, Inc. is a pioneer and leading provider of disruptive cloud-based security, compliance and IT solutions with more than 10,000 subscription customers worldwide, including a majority of the Forbes Global 100 and Fortune 100. "
target: Blue Hexagon
Blue Hexagon is an AI/ML innovator of Cloud Threat Detection and Response solutions enabling enterprises to adopt the public cloud securely through real-time detection of several types of cloud attacks.
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closed 9/29/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Zscaler, Inc., acquired ShiftRight

synopsis: Zscaler, Inc., the leader in cloud security, announced it has completed its acquisition of ShiftRight, a leader in closed loop security workflow automation. ShiftRight’s workflow automation technology is currently being integrated into the Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange™ cloud security platform.
buyer: Zscaler, Inc. (ZS:$1,090.95)
Zscaler enables organizations to securely transform their networks and applications for a mobile, cloud-first world. Its flagship services, Zscaler Internet Access and Zscaler Private Access, create fast, secure connections between users and applications, regardless of device, location, or network. "
target: ShiftRight
ShiftRight is a leader in closed loop security workflow automation. They are a stealth mode startup that empowers security leaders to make the right business decisions to establish a shared responsibility model of Security with their business line counterparts while optimizing their security spend.
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closed 11/17/2022 via GlobeNewswire

JAMF, acquired ZecOps

synopsis: Jamf, the standard in Apple Enterprise Management, has completed the acquisition of ZecOps, Inc. a leader in mobile detection and response. Jamf offers robust management and mobile security capabilities for iOS devices.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: JAMF (JAMF:$366.39)
Jamf, the standard in Apple Enterprise Management, extends the legendary Apple experience people love to businesses, schools, and government organizations through its software and the world’s largest online community of IT admins focused exclusively on Apple, Jamf Nation. "
target: ZecOps
ZecOps develops the world’s most powerful platform to discover and analyze mobile cyber attacks. Used by world-leading enterprises, governments and individuals globally, ZecOps Mobile Detection and Response platform provides a realistic and scalable approach to mobile threat hunting.
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closed 9/21/2022 via Company Press Release

Apax Partners SAS, acquired MailInBlack SAS

synopsis: Apax Partners, a leading French private equity firm, announces that it has acquired, via its Apax Development fund, a majority stake in Mailinblack, a software company based in Marseille that makes cybersecurity solutions accessible to all organisations.
buyer: Apax Partners SAS
Apax Partners is a leading European private equity firm based in Paris. With over 45 years of experience, Apax Partners provides long-term equity financing to build and strengthen world-class companies. Funds managed and advised by Apax Partners exceed €4.5 billion. "
target: MailInBlack SAS
Mailinblack is a French software development company that protects organisations against email threats. Its technologies combine artificial and human intelligence and have been recognised for more than 15 years by companies, health establishments, and public institutions.
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closed 9/20/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Devo, acquired LogicHub

synopsis: Devo Technology, the cloud-native logging and security analytics company, announced the acquisition of LogicHub, a security orchestration, automation, and response (SOAR) innovator.
buyer: Devo
Devo is the only cloud-native logging and security analytics platform that releases the full potential of data to empower bold, confident action. Devo arms analysts with the fastest query capabilities, real-time alerting and data analytics so they can keep pace with attackers. "
target: LogicHub
LogicHub is a security orchestration, automation, and response (SOAR) innovator. LogicHub delivers intelligent automation-driven extended detection and response solutions that are flexible enough to fit any customer’s requirements.
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closed 9/1/2022 via BusinessWire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Outflank

synopsis: HelpSystems announced the acquisition of Outflank, a well-regarded IT security leader with deep expertise in adversary simulation; specialist cyber security trainings; and a unique cloud-based software offering for red teams, Outflank Security Tooling (OST).
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: Outflank
Outflank is a well-regarded IT security leader with deep expertise in adversary simulation; specialist cyber security trainings; and a unique cloud-based software offering for red teams, Outflank Security Tooling (OST). They are based in the Netherlands.
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closed 7/27/2022 via BusinessWire

PerimeterX merged with HUMAN Security, Inc.,

synopsis: HUMAN Security, Inc. (formerly White Ops), the global leader in safeguarding enterprises from sophisticated bot attacks and fraud, and PerimeterX, the leading provider of solutions that detect and stop the abuse of identity and account information to deter fraud on the web, announced that the two companies are merging.
buyer parent: ClearSky
buyer: HUMAN Security, Inc.
HUMAN (formerly White Ops) is a cybersecurity company that safeguards enterprises and internet platforms from sophisticated bot attacks and fraud to keep digital experiences human. "
target: PerimeterX
PerimeterX is the leading provider of solutions that detect and stop the abuse of identity and account information on the web. Its cloud-native solutions detect risks to your web applications and proactively manage them, freeing you to focus on growth and innovation.
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closed 7/27/2022 via PR Newswire

AgileBlue, purchased MDR Platform from Crowe

synopsis: AgileBlue, a fast-growing Cyber Security Operations Center (SOC) and eXtended Detection and Response (XDR) platform, announced its acquisition of Crowe LLP's Managed Detection and Response (MDR) Platform. Crowe LLP's MDR platform focuses on customized solutions to strengthen, enhance, and build mature data security programs for its clients.
buyer: AgileBlue
AgileBlue is a global Security Operations Center (SOC) and eXtended Detection and Response (XDR) platform that's proven to detect cyber threats faster and more accurately across entire digital infrastructures and clouds. The company provides 24x7 monitoring, detection, and response to cyber threats."
seller: Crowe
Crowe LLP's Managed Detection and Response (MDR) Platform focuses on customized solutions to strengthen, enhance, and build mature data security programs for its clients.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/27/2022 via PR Newswire

XM Cyber, acquired Cyber Observer, Ltd.

synopsis: XM Cyber, leader in hybrid cloud security, announced the acquisition of Cyber Observer, an innovator in Continuous Controls Monitoring (CCM) and Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM). Cyber Observer is a continuous end-to-end cybersecurity posture management platform.
buyer parent: The Schwarz Group
buyer: XM Cyber
XM Cyber is a leading hybrid cloud security company that is changing the way innovative organizations approach cyber risk. Its attack path management platform continuously uncovers hidden attack paths to businesses' critical assets across cloud and on-prem environments. "
target: Cyber Observer, Ltd.
Cyber Observer is a continuous end-to-end cybersecurity posture management platform. The platform reduces business losses and audit costs by leveraging technology that performs ongoing monitoring and auditing using Continuous Controls Monitoring.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/23/2022 via PR Newswire

Johnson Controls, acquired Tempered

synopsis: Johnson Controls, the global leader for smart, healthy, and sustainable buildings, has acquired Tempered Networks, a zero trust cybersecurity provider. Acquiring Tempered Networks allows Johnson Controls to secure buildings data from edge to cloud using the company's zero trust based Airwall technology.
buyer: Johnson Controls (JCI:$24,693.00)
Johnson Controls transforms the environments where people live, work, learn and play. As the global leader in smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, Johnson Controls' mission is to reimagine the performance of buildings to serve people, places and the planet. "
target: Tempered
Tempered's Airwall solution protects critical infrastructure with the industry's only, truly native Zero Trust platform. Airwall helps businesses easily secure things and facilities while still allowing them to monitor and connect remotely, from anywhere.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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announced 6/10/2022 via PR Newswire

IBM, will acquire Randori

synopsis: IBM is to acquire Randori, a leading attack surface management (ASM) and offensive cybersecurity provider based in the Boston area. Randori helps clients continuously identify external facing assets, both on-premise or in the cloud, that are visible to attackers – and prioritize exposures which pose the greatest risk.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$58,361.00)
IBM is a leading cloud platform and cognitive solutions company. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, they are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world. With Watson, the AI platform for business, powered by data, IBM is building industry-based solutions to real-world problems. "
target: Randori
Randori is a leading attack surface management and offensive cybersecurity provider based in the Boston area. Randori helps clients continuously identify external facing assets, both on-premise or in the cloud, that are visible to attackers – and prioritize exposures which pose the greatest risk.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/8/2022 via Company Press Release

Framatome, acquired Cyberwatch

synopsis: Framatome announced the acquisition of Cyberwatch, a team of experts in vulnerability management and compliance control. This addition complements and strengthens Framatome’s cybersecurity offering and expands its portfolio of solutions to serve public administrations, nuclear and other critical industries.
buyer parent: The EDF Group
buyer: Framatome
Framatome is a France-based company in the nuclear energy market recognized for its innovative solutions and value-added technologies for designing, building, maintaining, and advancing the global nuclear fleet. "
target: Cyberwatch
Cyberwatch is a French computer security software publisher, specializing in vulnerability management and compliance control. Cyberwatch helps operators of vital importance and operators of essential services, to reduce IT risks using continuous analyzes and relevant reports.
price ($mm)
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announced 6/1/2022 via GlobeNewswire

ReliaQuest, will acquire Digital Shadows

synopsis: ReliaQuest, a force multiplier of security operations, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Digital Shadows, a company that delivers threat intelligence for security teams. Their platform was built with today’s overloaded security analyst at heart, who demanded a more relevant and actionable approach to threat intelligence.
buyer: ReliaQuest
ReliaQuest, the force multiplier of security operations, increases visibility, reduces complexity, and manages risk with its cloud native security operations platform, GreyMatter. "
target: Digital Shadows
Digital Shadows provides threat intelligence that delivers for every security team. Their platform was built with today’s overloaded security analyst at heart, who demanded a more relevant and actionable approach to threat intelligence.
price ($mm)
$160
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/27/2022 via Company Press Release

Broadcom Limited, will acquire VMware, Inc.

synopsis: Broadcom Inc., a global technology leader that designs, develops and supplies semiconductor and infrastructure software solutions, is to acquire VMware, Inc., a leading innovator in enterprise software.
buyer: Broadcom Limited (AVGO:$27,450.00)
Broadcom is a global technology leader that designs, develops and supplies a broad range of semiconductor and infrastructure software solutions. Broadcom's category-leading product portfolio serves critical markets including data center, networking, enterprise software, broadband, and more. "
target: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$12,851.00)
VMware software powers the world’s complex digital infrastructure. The company’s compute, cloud, mobility, networking and security offerings provide a dynamic and efficient digital foundation to over 500,000 customers globally, aided by an ecosystem of 75,000 partners.
price ($mm)[EV]
$61,031 [$70,358]
rev ($mm)
$12,945
EBITDA ($mm)
$3,099
EV / rev
5.4x
EV / EBITDA
22.7x
closed 5/18/2022 via PR Newswire

Appsian Security merged with Pathlock,

synopsis: Pathlock, the leading provider of access governance solutions for business applications, announced a merger with Appsian, the leading provider of ERP data security solutions, and Security Weaver, the leading provider of governance, risk and compliance management (GRCM) software for SAP.
buyer: Pathlock
Pathlock is the global leader in application governance, risk, and compliance. Its platform protects over 140 enterprise business applications and the critical transactions they power. "
target: Appsian Security
Appsian provides comprehensive data security and compliance solutions for ERP applications such as SAP and Oracle. The Appsian Security Platform is designed to manage and mitigate the myriad of risks associated with ERP data, including hacking, fraud, theft, and business process errors.
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rev ($mm)
$167.93
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.63
EBIT ($mm)
($14.56)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
300
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Ticker: BIT:MBY
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MOBYT S.p.A.
MOBYT S.p.A.
Mobyt delivers highly reliable solutions for the sending and receipt of SMS messaging services and emailing to support new marketing and advertising opportunities. Their services are currently used by over 28,000 companies, 70% of which are Italian.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$28.32
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.94
EBIT ($mm)
$2.98
Net Income ($mm)
$1.79
Employees
13
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Ticker: BSE:503699
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Geodesic, Ltd.
Geodesic is an innovator in software products focused on Information, Communication and Entertainment for mobile phones and desktop computers. Headquartered in Mumbai, India, Geodesic's Mundu suite of award-winning products includes solutions for Instant Messaging, Voice-over-IP and Internet Radio.
year
2007
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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Ticker: DZSI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
DZS Inc.
DZS Inc.
DZS Inc. is a global leader of intelligent, packet-based mobile transport, broadband access and network orchestration and cloud-native automation solutions.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$350.21
EBITDA ($mm)
($14.21)
EBIT ($mm)
($18.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
840
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Ticker: ASX:NET
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NetLinkz
NetLinkz
NetLinkz is an Australian provider of secure and efficient cloud network solutions. NetLinkz offers Virtual Invisible Network, a network technology solution that allows organisations to connect sites, devices and staff over the internet through a unique network solution that is generally invisible.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.16)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.16)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: CDRB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Code Rebel
Code Rebel is an enterprise software company that develops, licenses, and supports software designed for cross-platform enterprise security and productivity.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$0.53
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.73)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4
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Ticker: OB:LINK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LINK Mobility AS
LINK Mobility AS
Headquartered in Norway, LINK Mobility Group AS is Europe’s leading provider within mobile communications, specializing in messaging, digital services and data intelligence. The Group offers a wide range of innovative and scalable solutions across industries and sectors.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$424.51
EBITDA ($mm)
$32.99
EBIT ($mm)
$2.53
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
649
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Ticker: ENXTAM:CMCOM
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CM Telecom
CM Telecom
Netherlands-based CM is a communication platform with a portfolio of messaging channels, interactive voice solutions, and innovative payment solutions combined on a single platform. CM offers expertise in mobile solutions, Web API, Bulk & Premium SMS, Push Messages, Mobile internet, and more.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$259.55
EBITDA ($mm)
($15.98)
EBIT ($mm)
($20.58)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
755
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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)
$4,256.10
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.20
EBIT ($mm)
($301.70)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
8376
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Ticker: CHKP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd is the largest pure-play security vendor globally. The company provides industry-leading solutions, and protects customers from cyberattacks with an unmatched catch rate of malware and other types of attacks.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,131.50
EBITDA ($mm)
$934.70
EBIT ($mm)
$913.00
Net Income ($mm)
$826.70
Employees
5198
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Ticker: UIS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unisys Corporation
Unisys Corporation
Unisys is a worldwide information technology company. They specialize in helping clients secure their operations, increase the efficiency and utilization of their data centers, enhance support to their end users and constituents, and modernize their enterprise applications.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,092.00
EBITDA ($mm)
($335.10)
EBIT ($mm)
($367.10)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
17200
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Ticker: TSE:4704
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trend Micro Inc.
Trend Micro Inc.
As a global leader in IT security, Trend Micro develops innovative security solutions that make the world safe for businesses and consumers to exchange digital information. They are recognized as the market leader in server security, cloud security, and small business content security.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,496.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$479.05
EBIT ($mm)
$334.22
Net Income ($mm)
$262.51
Employees
6562
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Ticker: NasdaqGS:VRNT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Verint Systems Inc.
Verint Systems Inc.
Verint is a leader in Actionable Intelligence solutions with a focus on customer engagement optimization, security intelligence, and fraud, risk and compliance. Organizations in more than 180 countries count on intelligence from Verint solutions to make more informed, effective and timely decisions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,255.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$186.88
EBIT ($mm)
$129.50
Net Income ($mm)
$69.78
Employees
6200
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Ticker: VRSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, Verisign helps companies and consumers all over the world connect between the dots.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,245.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$863.51
EBIT ($mm)
$817.23
Net Income ($mm)
$788.83
Employees
872
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Ticker: VRSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, Verisign helps companies and consumers all over the world connect between the dots.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,245.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$863.51
EBIT ($mm)
$817.23
Net Income ($mm)
$788.83
Employees
872
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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
2022
rev ($mm)
$1,090.95
EBITDA ($mm)
($298.56)
EBIT ($mm)
($326.73)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4975
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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: 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
2022
rev ($mm)
$427.84
EBITDA ($mm)
$160.74
EBIT ($mm)
$124.94
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: FSCT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ForeScout Technologies
ForeScout Technologies
ForeScout is transforming security through visibility. They help make the invisible visible by providing Global 2000 enterprises and government agencies with agentless visibility and control of traditional and IoT devices the instant they connect to the network.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$336.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($89.27)
EBIT ($mm)
($101.19)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1107
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Ticker: LSE:DARK
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Darktrace
Darktrace
Darktrace, a global leader in cyber security AI, delivers world-class technology that protects over 6,500 customers worldwide from advanced threats, including ransomware and cloud and SaaS attacks.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$281.34
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.82)
EBIT ($mm)
($23.26)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1605
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