Like Ataata, Inc.

closed 7/10/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Mimecast Services Limited, acquired Ataata, Inc.

synopsis: Mimecast Limited, a leading email and data security company, announced it has acquired Ataata, Inc. Ataata is a cyber security training and awareness platform designed to reduce human error in the workplace and help enable organizations to become more secure by changing the security culture of their employees.
buyer: Mimecast Services Limited (MIME:$553.31)
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: Ataata, Inc.
Ataata is a cyber security training and awareness platform designed to reduce human error in the workplace and help enable organizations to become more secure by changing the security culture of their employees.
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closed 4/17/2019 via Company Press Release

EC Council, acquired OhPhish Technologies Private Limited

synopsis: EC-Council, world’s leading cybersecurity certification body, announced the completed acquisition of OhPhish Technologies Pvt Ltd. through its subsidiary Shield Alliance International Ltd. OhPhish is a web based portal to test employees’ susceptibility to Social Engineering attacks.
buyer: EC Council
EC-Council has been the world’s leading information security certification body since the launch of their flagship program, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), which created the ethical hacking industry in 2002. "
target: OhPhish Technologies Private Limited
OhPhish is a web based portal to test employees’ susceptibility to Social Engineering attacks. OhPhish is a Phishing Simulation tool which provides the organisation a platform to trigger phishing simulation campaigns on their employees.
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closed 7/12/2018 via PR Newswire

LeapPoint, acquired JumpSeat

synopsis: LeapPoint, a management and technology consulting firm, is excited to announce it has acquired browser-based digital adoption platform, JumpSeat. This platform allows companies to streamline their onboarding process and technology adoption efforts.
buyer: LeapPoint
LeapPoint is a management and technology consulting firm that provides advisory and digital services as well as custom application development. LeapPoint offers a thoughtful blend of resources to bring just the right mix of business acumen and functional expertise to drive enterprise change. "
target: JumpSeat
JumpSeat is a browser-based digital adoption platform. This platform allows companies to streamline their onboarding process and technology adoption efforts. JumpSeat is a browser-based solution allowing it to be utilized across the many different technologies a company has in its stack.
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closed 12/3/2019 via BusinessWire

Snow Software, acquired Embotics

synopsis: Snow Software, the global leader in technology intelligence solutions, announced it has acquired Embotics, a company that offers a platform-neutral cloud management solution with one of the quickest time-to-value in the industry.
buyer: Snow Software
Snow Software is the leader in technology intelligence solutions, ensuring the trillions spent on all forms of technology is optimized to drive maximum value. More than 4,000 organizations rely on Snow's platform to provide complete visibility, optimize usage and spend and minimize regulatory risk. "
target: Embotics
Embotics offers a platform-neutral cloud management solution with one of the quickest time-to-value in the industry. It provides a fast and easy way to automate provisioning, reduce costs and ensure governance across private, public, hybrid and multicloud environments.
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closed 12/8/2021 via BusinessWire

Influitive, acquired PostBeyond

synopsis: Toronto-based Influitive Corporation, the leading provider of engagement software for customer advocacy and online communities, has acquired PostBeyond, a Canadian SaaS company leading in employee advocacy and social selling. With the acquisition, Influitive cements its leadership position in both customer and employee advocacy.
buyer: Influitive
Based in Toronto, Influitive works with forward-thinking marketers and digital businesses who want a better way to engage customers and mobilize advocates to increase referrals, references, reviews, case studies, and more. "
target: PostBeyond
Based in Canada, PostBeyond is a leading Employee Advocacy and Social Selling Platform that enables global enterprises and their employees to find and share relevant content with their social networks to reach, engage and influence, driving measurable business results.
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announced 7/2/2007 via Company Press Release

Nasdaq Stock Market Inc., will acquire Directors Desk

synopsis: The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Directors Desk, a privately held, Washington-based firm which provides technology to boards of public and private companies in the U.S and abroad.
buyer parent: NASD
buyer: Nasdaq Stock Market Inc. (NasdaqGS:NDAQ:$5,926.00)
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, and with over 3,900 companies, it is number one in worldwide listings among major markets. "
target: Directors Desk
Directors Desk, LLC provides secure portals for corporate boards of directors. Its solutions include collaboration tools, calendar and event management, document management, secure email, online discussions, voting and surveys, contact management, and web conferencing.
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closed 7/15/2021 via BusinessWire

Square, Inc., acquired Crew

synopsis: Square, Inc. has acquired Crew, a frontline employee platform for consolidating and streamlining the day-to-day operations of hourly workforces. With the acquisition of Crew, Square gains a robust workplace messaging platform that will strengthen, complement, and scale its existing labor management tools offered through Team Management.
buyer: Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ:$13,173.74)
Square builds tools to empower businesses and individuals to participate in the economy. Sellers use Square to reach buyers online and in person, manage their business, and access financing. "
target: Crew
Crew is a frontline employee platform that simplifies team communications at work, giving leaders and co-workers a powerful new way to instantly send messages and stay up-to-date, manage schedules and give recognition all in one centralized place.
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closed 1/14/2019 via BusinessWire

WorkJam, acquired Peerio

synopsis: WorkJam, the leading digital workplace solutions provider, announced the completion of the acquisition of Peerio Technologies, a leading provider of employee communication software with one of the most secure messaging and file sharing technology platforms on the market today.
buyer: WorkJam
The WorkJam Digital Workplace unleashes the potential of your enterprise workforce through agile scheduling, transformative communication, experiential learning, and tailored recognition. They are based in Montréal, QC, Canada. "
target: Peerio
Peerio Technologies is a leading provider of employee communication software with one of the most secure messaging and file sharing technology platforms on the market today. They are based in Montréal, Québec, Canada.
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closed 2/18/2016 via BNC Analysis

Google Inc., acquired Pie

synopsis: Google announced that it has acquired Pie, a Slack-like team communications service based in Singapore. Pie provides an online and mobile service that provides organizations with the ability for its employees and authorized users to organize and share digital content within their private domain on user defined forums or boards.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: Pie
Piethis.com Pte. Ltd. provides an online and mobile service that provides organizations with the ability for its employees and authorized users to organize and share digital content within their private domain on user defined forums or boards.
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closed 7/10/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Mimecast Services Limited, acquired Ataata, Inc.

synopsis: Mimecast Limited, a leading email and data security company, announced it has acquired Ataata, Inc. Ataata is a cyber security training and awareness platform designed to reduce human error in the workplace and help enable organizations to become more secure by changing the security culture of their employees.
buyer: Mimecast Services Limited (MIME:$553.31)
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: Ataata, Inc.
Ataata is a cyber security training and awareness platform designed to reduce human error in the workplace and help enable organizations to become more secure by changing the security culture of their employees.
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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)
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$553
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$94
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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 1/6/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Mimecast Services Limited, acquired Segasec

synopsis: Mimecast Limited, a leading email and data security company headquartered in the UK, has acquired Segasec, a Tel-Aviv based provider of digital threat protection. With the acquisition of Segasec, Mimecast can provide brand exploit protection using machine learning to identify potential hackers at the earliest stages of an attack.
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: Segasec
Segasec is a Tel-Aviv based cybersecurity startup providing end-to-end digital threat protection against customer hijacking attacks. Segasec's technology provides intelligence about attacks at the earliest possible stages, running quadrillions of scans that identify even unknown attack patterns.
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closed 11/14/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Mimecast Services Limited, acquired DMARC Analyze

synopsis: Mimecast Limited, a leading email and data security company in the UK, has acquired Netherlands-based DMARC Analyzer, a SaaS-based solution provider that offers user-friendly Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance (DMARC) setup, management and analysis.
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: DMARC Analyze
Netherlands-based DMARC Analyzer is a SaaS-based solution provider that offers user-friendly Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance (DMARC) setup, management, and analysis. DMARC protects email domains from being used for email spoofing, phishing scams, and other cybercrimes.
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closed 1/29/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Mimecast Services Limited, acquired SimplyMigrate

synopsis: Mimecast Limited, a leading email and data security company, today announced it has acquired Simply Migrate Ltd., an innovative provider of archive data migration technology.
buyer: Mimecast Services Limited (MIME:$553.31)
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: SimplyMigrate
Simply Migrate is an innovative provider of archive data migration technology that brings simplicity to the migration of data from multiple sources to multiple targets.
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closed 7/31/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Mimecast Services Limited, acquired Solebit

synopsis: Mimecast, a leading email and data security company, announced it has acquired security software developer Solebit. Solebit’s technology is engineered to provide a fast, accurate and computationally efficient approach for the identification and isolation of zero-day malware and unknown threats in data files as well as links to external resources.
buyer: Mimecast Services Limited (MIME:$553.31)
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: Solebit
Solebit’s technology is engineered to provide a fast, accurate and computationally efficient approach for the identification and isolation of zero-day malware and unknown threats in data files as well as links to external resources.
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$96
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closed 7/10/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Mimecast Services Limited, acquired Ataata, Inc.

synopsis: Mimecast Limited, a leading email and data security company, announced it has acquired Ataata, Inc. Ataata is a cyber security training and awareness platform designed to reduce human error in the workplace and help enable organizations to become more secure by changing the security culture of their employees.
buyer: Mimecast Services Limited (MIME:$553.31)
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: Ataata, Inc.
Ataata is a cyber security training and awareness platform designed to reduce human error in the workplace and help enable organizations to become more secure by changing the security culture of their employees.
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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 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)
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$553
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$94
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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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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:$210.99)
Zix is a leader in email security. Trusted by influential institutions in healthcare, finance and government, Zix delivers a superior experience and easy-to-use solutions for email encryption and data loss prevention, advanced threat protection, archiving and bring your own device mobile security. "
target parent: Marlin Equity Partners
target: AppRiver
AppRiver is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) application provider offering award-winning email and Web security solutions to businesses of all sizes. Over 60,000 companies worldwide use AppRiver to maintain secure and reliable messaging systems and protect themselves against cybersecurity threats.
price ($mm)
$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:$1,088.07)
Proofpoint Inc. is a leading next-generation security and compliance company that provides solutions to enable organizations to protect their users from advanced attacks delivered via email, social media and mobile apps. "
seller: Return Path, Inc.
Return Path’s Email Fraud Protection (EFP) business unit provides standards-based DMARC authentication and proprietary sender-analysis capabilities to defend businesses by detecting, blocking, and responding to email threats directed towards employees and customers.
price ($mm)
$3.80
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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 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 4/3/2014 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)
$11
rev ($mm)
$8
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EV / rev
1.4x
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closed 1/19/2012 via Market Wire

Sonian, Inc., purchased Email Archiving Business from WebRoot Software, Inc.

synopsis: Sonian, the pioneer in cloud-powered archiving and search, announced the acquisition of the Email Archiving business of Webroot, a leading provider of Internet security for consumers and businesses worldwide. The agreement transitions Webroot customers and prospective customers of their Email Archiving business over to Sonian.
buyer: Sonian, Inc.
Sonian's cloud-powered information archiving platform enables organizations to address eDiscovery needs, achieve regulatory compliance, and reduce IT costs. Sonian's archiving services are compatible with many email, instant messaging, and social media systems. "
seller: WebRoot Software, Inc.
Webroot is a leading provider of Internet security for consumers and businesses worldwide. Webroot's products include email, Web and archiving security services for businesses, and anti-malware, privacy and identity protection for consumers.
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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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