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closed 2/6/2019 via GlobeNewswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Core Security

synopsis: HelpSystems announced it has acquired the Core Security assets from SecureAuth. The assets acquired from SecureAuth are industry-leading solutions for identity governance and administration, penetration testing, threat detection, and vulnerability management.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems aligns IT and business goals to help organizations build a competitive edge. Their software and services monitor and automate processes, encrypt and secure data, and provide easy access to the information people need. "
target parent: SecureAuth Corporation
target: Core Security
Core Security offers enterprises leading, threat-aware, identity, access and vulnerability management solutions that enable intelligence and context needed to manage security risks across the enterprise. Their approach to security enables customers to manage access and identify vulnerabilities.
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closed 4/19/2016 via BusinessWire

LANDesk Software, acquired AppSense

synopsis: LANDESK announced it has completed the acquisition of AppSense, the leading provider of secure user environment management solutions. The AppSense user virtualization technology allows IT to secure and simplify control of physical, virtual and cloud-delivered desktops.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: LANDesk Software
LANDESK is the global authority on user-centered IT. By integrating and automating IT tasks, LANDESK helps organizations balance rapidly-evolving user requirements with the need to secure critical assets and data. LANDESK is headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT, and has offices all over the world. "
target: AppSense
AppSense is the global leader in User Environment Management (UEM). AppSense makes Citrix, Microsoft and VMware work better and specialize in Windows migration, desktop virtualization (VDI), hardware refresh, desktop security and reduced logon times.
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closed 1/1/2012 via BusinessWire

SailPoint Technologies, Inc., acquired Cloudmasons

synopsis: SailPoint announced it acquired Cloudmasons, a developer of cloud and mobile access management solutions. Cloudmasons provides Access Control Services solutions that secure access to applications in multiple computing environments from any device.
buyer: SailPoint Technologies, Inc. (SAIL:$438.95)
SailPoint Technologies, Inc is a leader in identity management that helps the world’s largest organizations to mitigate risk, reduce IT costs and ensure compliance. SailPoint IdentityIQ™, provides superior visibility into and control over user access to sensitive applications and data. "
target: Cloudmasons
Cloudmasons provides Access Control Services solutions that secure access to applications in multiple computing environments from any device. Organizations can now effectively control and manage access to both SaaS and traditional applications in one user experience.
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closed 11/2/2020 via BusinessWire

Ping Identity Corporation, acquired Symphonic

synopsis: Ping Identity Holding Corp. has acquired UK-based Symphonic Software, a leader in dynamic authorization for protecting APIs, data, apps, and resources through identity. The acquisition of Symphonic accelerates Ping's vision for enterprises to maintain security and compliance while delivering personalized, trustworthy experiences.
buyer: Ping Identity Corporation (PING:$299.45)
Ping Identity is the Intelligent Identity solution for the enterprise. The Ping Intelligent Identity platform provides customers, workforce, and partners with access to cloud, mobile, SaaS, and on-premises applications across the hybrid enterprise. "
target: Symphonic
UK-based Symphonic Software is an industry leader in dynamic and intelligent authorization. Symphonic helps organizations with the challenge of enforcing complex policy decisions across multiple channels for their workforce, customers, 3rd party providers and business partners.
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closed 2/13/2019 via Company Press Release

Symantec Corporation, acquired Luminate Security

synopsis: Symantec Corp., the world’s leading cyber security company announced the acquisition of Luminate Security. Luminate Security is a privately held company with pioneering Software Defined Perimeter technology. They enable security and IT teams to create Zero Trust Application Access architecture without traditional VPN appliances.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,623.00)
Symantec Corporation, the world’s leading cyber security company, helps organizations, governments and people secure their most important data wherever it lives. Organizations look to Symantec for strategic solutions to defend against sophisticated attacks. "
target: Luminate Security
Luminate enables security and IT teams to create Zero Trust Application Access architecture without traditional VPN appliances. Its Secure Access Cloud™ securely connects any user from any device, anywhere in the world to corporate applications, on-premises and in the cloud.
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announced 4/3/2018 via BusinessWire

Francisco Partners Management LLC, will acquire Bomgar Corporation

synopsis: Francisco Partners, a leading technology-focused private equity firm, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Bomgar, a leader in secure access solutions, from Thoma Bravo. Bomgar’s secure access solutions enable customers to access and protect endpoints and defend privileged credentials, in order to fight cyber threats.
buyer: Francisco Partners Management LLC
Francisco Partners is a leading global private equity firm, which specializes in investments in technology and technology-enabled services businesses. Since its launch, Francisco Partners has become one of the most active and longstanding investors in the technology industry. "
target parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
target: Bomgar Corporation
Bomgar’s secure access solutions enable customers to support people, access and protect endpoints, and defend privileged credentials, in order to fight cyber threats and speed business performance. Organizations use Bomgar to deliver support services and reduce threats to valuable data and systems.
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closed 6/23/2016 via BusinessWire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired Bomgar Corporation

synopsis: Thoma Bravo, LLC, a leading private equity investment firm, announced it has completed the acquisition of Bomgar, a leader in secure access solutions, from TA Associates. Bomgar helps businesses improve productivity and security by enabling secure, controlled access to any system or device, anywhere in the world.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity investment firm that provides equity and support to management teams and growing companies. The firm seeks to create value by collaborating with company management to improve business operations, invest in growth initiatives and make accretive acquisitions. "
target: Bomgar Corporation
Bomgar is a leader in Secure Access solutions that empower businesses. Bomgar’s leading remote support, privileged access management, and identity management solutions help support and security professionals improve productivity and security by enabling secure, controlled connections to any system.
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closed 7/31/2014 via BNC Analysis

IBM, acquired CrossIdeas

synopsis: IBM announced it has acquired Italy-based CrossIdeas, a privately held provider of security software that governs user access to applications and data across on-premise and cloud environments. The acquisition of CrossIdeas extends IBM's leadership in delivering innovation, services and software for securing enterprises.
buyer: IBM (IBM:$58,361.00)
IBM is the world's largest information technology company. Drawing on resources from across IBM and key IBM Business Partners, IBM offers a wide range of services, solutions and technologies that enable customers, large and small, to take full advantage of the new era of on demand business. "
target: CrossIdeas
CrossIdeas provides Identity & Access Governance Solutions to harmoniously manage people, applications and entitlements. Their IDEAS solution bridges the gap between compliance policy and IT infrastructure to enforce access policies in all aspects of identity and access management.
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closed 10/9/2012 via BusinessWire

Rapid7, LLC, acquired Mobilisafe Inc.

synopsis: Rapid7 it has acquired Mobilisafe– a Seattle-based Mobile Risk Management provider – and entered a new market with its solution for managing the risk associated with Bring Your Own Device. Mobilisafe’s cloud-based risk management solution perfectly complements Rapid7’s existing security assessment and management solutions, Nexpose and Metasploit.
buyer: Rapid7, LLC (RPD:$411.49)
Rapid7 is a leading provider of security risk management software solutions. Its integrated vulnerability management and penetration testing products, Nexpose and Metasploit, empower organizations to obtain accurate, actionable and contextual intelligence into their threat and risk posture. "
target: Mobilisafe Inc.
Mobilisafe is a Seattle-based Mobile Risk Management (MRM) provider. It was founded in 2010 based on the conviction that trust is the foundation for embracing devices in light of an increasingly complex and insecure mobile landscape. Mobilisafe is the authority on device trustworthiness.
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closed 12/19/2011 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired BiTKOO

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc. announced that it has acquired BiTKOO, a provider of solutions for fine-grained authorization and entitlement management in enterprise IT environments. With the acquisition, BiTKOO Keystone technology will be included in Quest One Identity Solutions.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier. "
target: BiTKOO
BiTKOO is the global leader in XACML (Access Control Markup Language) and fine-grained authorization software. Some of the its products include Keystone, a fine-grained authorization engine, and Agent Less SSO, a single sign on system that has zero footprint on the client and on the server.
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closed 9/16/2020 via Company Press Release

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd, acquired Odo Security

synopsis: Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd., a leading provider of cyber security solutions globally, acquired a new cloud-based technology that delivers secure remote access created by Odo Security. Odo Security, an Israeli start-up, developed a cloud-based, clientless Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) technology that delivers secure remote access.
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: Odo Security
Odo is a centralized platform that helps IT and DevOps teams manage and scale remote access across multi-cloud and on-premises infrastructures, without the need for VPNs. Odo Security is an Israeli start-up whose clientless Secure Access Service Edge (SASE) technology delivers secure remote access.
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announced 8/24/2021 via BusinessWire

Elastic, will acquire Build.Security Ltd.

synopsis: Elastic, the company behind Elasticsearch and the Elastic Stack, will acquire Israel-based build.security, a policy definition and enforcement platform that leverages the open source standard Open Policy Agent (OPA), to enable organizations to enforce security actions for cloud native environments.
buyer: Elastic (ESTC:$672.71)
Elastic is a search company built on a free and open heritage. Elastic offers three solutions for enterprise search, observability, and security, built on one technology stack that can be deployed anywhere. "
target: Build.Security Ltd.
Israel-based Build.security takes the time and complexity out of authorization. The platform, built by developers for developers, enables lightning-speed application RBAC (Role-based access control) and ABAC (Attribute-based access control) with fine-grained access controls and decoupled logic.
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closed 5/11/2017 via BusinessWire

CyberArk, acquired Conjur

synopsis: CyberArk Software Ltd., the company that protects organizations from cyber attacks that have made their way inside the network perimeter, acquired privately-held Conjur, Inc., a Newton, Mass.-based provider of DevOps security software.
buyer: CyberArk (CYBR:$444.79)
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. "
target: Conjur
Conjur delivers a DevOps security software platform that enables clients to balance their goal of adopting cloud computing with their need to ensure security. They automate machine identity provisioning, authorization of privileged access, service account control, & machine-to-machine connectivity.
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closed 9/7/2006 via BusinessWire

Atlassian Software Systems, acquired Authentisoft

synopsis: Atlassian Software Systems has acquired Authentisoft, a Minneapolis-based software company that specializes in application and security technologies. Authentisoft produces IDX, a single-sign on Java EE solution.
buyer: Atlassian Software Systems (TEAM:$2,430.82)
Atlassian develops affordable, lightweight software that helps enterprises collaborate better. Its products include Confluence, widely recognized as the most advanced enterprise wiki, and JIRA, one of the world's most popular issue trackers for IT project management. "
target: Authentisoft
Authentisoft offers application security technology solutions and professional services. The core of its application security offering is IDX, the Identity Exchange security framework. IDX enables developers, administrators to quickly integrate and deploy authentication and authorization services.
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closed 7/26/2006 via PR Newswire

Microsoft Corporation, acquired Whale Communications, Ltd.

synopsis: Microsoft Corp. has completed the acquisition of Whale Communications Ltd., strengthening Microsoft's secure access platform.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$184,903.00)
Founded in 1975, Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. "
target: Whale Communications, Ltd.
Whale is a leading provider of business-driven secure access products, including SSL VPN, application security and endpoint security offerings. Whale offers products that are deployed globally by the world's leading organizations to extend their businesses.
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closed 1/30/2007 via BusinessWire

Shavlik Technologies, LLC, purchased the UpdateEXPERT® product line from St. Bernard Software Inc.

synopsis: Shavlik Technologies, LLC, a leading security policy compliance and automated vulnerability management provider, and St. Bernard Software, Inc. a global provider of comprehensive security, continuity and collaboration solutions have finalized an agreement for Shavlik to acquire all rights to the UpdateEXPERT® product line from St. Bernard.
buyer: Shavlik Technologies, LLC
Shavlik Technologies, LLC is the market leader in the simplification of complex enterprise network configuration, compliance and security. Shavlik’s solutions support an organization’s need for Active Vulnerability Management. "
seller: St. Bernard Software Inc.
St. Bernard Software, Inc. is a global provider of security solutions that protect against data loss, system threats, Internet abuse and unsolicited email.
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closed 12/4/2006 via BusinessWire

McAfee, Inc., acquired Citadel Security Software

synopsis: Citadel Security Software Inc. announced that McAfee, Inc. has acquired substantially all of the assets of Citadel and its subsidiaries. Under the terms of the asset sale, McAfee acquired substantially all of the assets of Citadel, including, but not limited to, Citadel’s intellectual property and technology, and McAfee paid to Citadel $60,020,579.
buyer: McAfee, Inc.
McAfee, Inc., the leading dedicated security technology company, delivers proactive and proven solutions and services that secure systems and networks around the world. McAfee empowers users with the ability to block attacks, prevent disruptions, and continuously track and improve their security. "
target: Citadel Security Software
Citadel provides a complete solution for enterprise vulnerability management, from identification and prioritization of network devices to assessing, reviewing, remediating and proactively managing vulnerabilities.
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$60
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announced 7/31/2006 via BusinessWire

Capital Growth Systems, Inc., will acquire Cirond Corporation

synopsis: Capital Growth Systems, Inc. has signed a letter of intent to acquire certain assets of Cirond Corporation of Los Gatos, Calif. - a security appliance software and intellectual property development company with operations in the U.S. and China.
buyer: Capital Growth Systems, Inc.
Capital Growth Systems, Inc. is a public-reporting company under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and is based in Schaumburg, Ill. The company currently has two wholly owned subsidiaries: NexVU Technologies, LLC (www.nexvu.com) and Frontrunner Network Systems Inc.(www.frontrunnernetworks.com). "
target: Cirond Corporation
A security appliance software and intellectual property development company with operations in the U.S. and China. Cirond is a leading provider of integrated, adaptive network security platforms for small and medium businesses, the distributed enterprise and broadband service providers.
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closed 9/6/2006 via PR Newswire

Verisign, Inc., acquired GeoTrust, Inc.

synopsis: VeriSign, Inc.,, the leading provider of intelligent infrastructure services for Internet and telecommunications networks, announced the successful completion of its acquisition of GeoTrust, a provider of identity verification and network security solutions.
buyer: Verisign, Inc. (VRSN:$1,245.85)
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 engage in communications and commerce with confidence. "
target: GeoTrust, Inc.
GeoTrust is the world’s second largest digital certificate provider, and a leader in a wide variety of Identity and Trust services. GeoTrust’s comprehensive array of technologies enables organizations of all sizes to secure e-business transactions cost-effectively.
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closed 9/6/2006 via PR Newswire

Verisign, Inc., acquired GeoTrust, Inc.

synopsis: VeriSign, Inc.,, the leading provider of intelligent infrastructure services for Internet and telecommunications networks, announced the successful completion of its acquisition of GeoTrust, a provider of identity verification and network security solutions.
buyer: Verisign, Inc. (VRSN:$1,245.85)
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 engage in communications and commerce with confidence. "
target: GeoTrust, Inc.
GeoTrust is the world’s second largest digital certificate provider, and a leader in a wide variety of Identity and Trust services. GeoTrust’s comprehensive array of technologies enables organizations of all sizes to secure e-business transactions cost-effectively.
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closed 2/6/2019 via GlobeNewswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Core Security

synopsis: HelpSystems announced it has acquired the Core Security assets from SecureAuth. The assets acquired from SecureAuth are industry-leading solutions for identity governance and administration, penetration testing, threat detection, and vulnerability management.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems aligns IT and business goals to help organizations build a competitive edge. Their software and services monitor and automate processes, encrypt and secure data, and provide easy access to the information people need. "
target parent: SecureAuth Corporation
target: Core Security
Core Security offers enterprises leading, threat-aware, identity, access and vulnerability management solutions that enable intelligence and context needed to manage security risks across the enterprise. Their approach to security enables customers to manage access and identify vulnerabilities.
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announced 9/20/2017 via BNC Analysis

SecureAuth Corporation will be merged with Core Security,

synopsis: K1 Enterprise Software Investors plans to acquire SecureAuth and merge it with its portfolio company Core Security. SecureAuth is the leader in adaptive access control solutions, empowering organizations to prevent the misuse of stolen credentials. SecureAuth provides strong identity security while minimizing disruptions to the end-user.
buyer parent: K1 Investment Management, LLC
buyer: Core Security
Core Security offers enterprises leading, threat-aware, identity, access and vulnerability management solutions that enable intelligence and context needed to manage security risks across the enterprise. Their approach to security enables customers to manage access and identify vulnerabilities. "
target: SecureAuth Corporation
SecureAuth is the leader in adaptive access control solutions, empowering organizations to prevent the misuse of stolen credentials. SecureAuth provides strong identity security while minimizing disruptions to the end-user. They offer a single sign-on and behavior-based authentication.
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closed 7/22/2016 via PR Newswire

Core Security Technologies, acquired Damballa

synopsis: Core Security, a leader in Vulnerability and Access Risk Management, announced the acquisition of Damballa, experts in network detection and response. The acquisition will complement Core Security's suite of software solutions that manage security risk across the enterprise and protect against any attack vector on any type of device.
buyer parent: Courion Corporation
buyer: Core Security Technologies
Core Security provides market-leading, threat-aware, identity, access and vulnerability management solutions that provide actionable intelligence and context needed to manage security risks across the enterprise. "
target: Damballa
Damballa delivers advanced threat protection for active threats that bypass traditional security layers, rapidly discovering infections with certainty and pinpointing compromises that represent the highest risk to a business.
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closed 12/9/2015 via PR Newswire

Courion Corporation, acquired Core Security Technologies

synopsis: Courion, a leading intelligent Identity Governance and Administration solutions provider, announced the acquisition of Core Security, a leader in the vulnerability management and attack intelligence space. Core Security provides the industry's first comprehensive attack intelligence platform.
buyer: Courion Corporation
Courion is the market leader in Identity Governance and Administration, from provisioning to Identity and Access Intelligence. Courion provides insight from big data generated from an organization's identity and users can provision, identify and minimize risks, and maintain continuous compliance. "
target: Core Security Technologies
Core Security provides the industry's first comprehensive attack intelligence platform offering advanced analytics to prioritize, validate and ultimately eliminate security threats. With Core Security, enterprises and security professionals focus on the most likely threats to their business.
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closed 11/11/2015 via PR Newswire

Courion Corporation, acquired SecureReset

synopsis: Courion, the market leading provider of intelligent Identity Governance and Administration solutions, announced the acquisition of SecureReset, an innovative provider of cost-effective, secure, and user-friendly authentication solutions for enterprise password reset.
buyer: Courion Corporation
Courion is the market leader in Identity Governance and Administration, from provisioning to Identity and Access Intelligence. Courion provides insight from big data generated from an organization's identity and users can provision, identify and minimize risks, and maintain continuous compliance. "
target: SecureReset
SecureReset is a complete solution for secure, automated password resets. The system supports resets for enterprise systems including leading directories, file servers, UNIX servers, databases and ERPs.
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closed 5/14/2015 via Market Wire

Courion Corporation, acquired Bay31 AG

synopsis: Courion, the market leading provider of intelligent identity governance and administration (IGA) solutions, is excited to announce the acquisition of Bay31 AG, an innovative provider of advanced access governance solutions that helps organizations ensure secure access to business processes and reduce the cost of compliance.
buyer: Courion Corporation
Courion is the market leader in identity governance and administration, from provisioning to governance to identity analytics and intelligence. Their solutions provide open and compliant access to thousands of employees while protecting critical company data and assets from unauthorized access. "
target: Bay31 AG
Bay31 provides governance, risk and compliance (GRC) as a cloud-based solution. They offer solutions for access governance, SoD, identity analytics, risk scoring, role analytics. Bay31 addresses IAM environments, such as Oracle or Active Directory as well as complex SAP requirements.
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closed 4/8/2022 via BusinessWire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Terranova Security

synopsis: HelpSystems announced the acquisition of Terranova Security, a leader in global phishing simulation and security awareness training. Available in more than 40 languages, Terranova’s platform and content incorporates gamification techniques to increase engagement and knowledge retention.
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: Terranova Security
Terranova Security is a global security awareness training partner. Using a proven pedagogical framework, Terranova Security training solutions empower organizations worldwide to implement programs that change user behaviors, reduce the human risk factor, and counter cyber threats effectively.
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announced 3/9/2022 via BusinessWire

HelpSystems, LLC, will acquire Alert Logic, Inc.

synopsis: HelpSystems will acquire Alert Logic, a well-known leader in managed detection and response (MDR) services. Alert Logic works as a seamless extension of security teams, augmenting existing cybersecurity resources and technology to safeguard on-premise, cloud, SaaS, and hybrid infrastructures.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation software simplifies critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target parent: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
target: Alert Logic, Inc.
Alert Logic is the only managed detection and response (MDR) provider that delivers comprehensive coverage for public clouds, SaaS, on-premise, and hybrid environments. Its cloud-native technology ensures businesses have the most effective response to resolve whatever threats may come.
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announced 2/10/2022 via PR Web

HelpSystems, LLC, will acquire Tripwire, Inc.

synopsis: HelpSystems will acquire Tripwire, a recognized leader of file integrity monitoring (FIM) solutions from Belden Inc. As the inventor of FIM technology, Tripwire sets the industry standard for this critical security control, a foundational element in a finely tuned security posture.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation software simplifies critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target parent: Belden Inc.
target: Tripwire, Inc.
Tripwire is the trusted leader for establishing a strong cybersecurity foundation. Its diverse solution portfolio finds, monitors, and mitigates risks to organizations’ digital infrastructure both on site and in the cloud—all without disrupting day-to-day operations or productivity.
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closed 10/27/2021 via Company Press Release

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Digital Guardian

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

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired PhishLabs

synopsis: HelpSystems has acquired PhishLabs, a leading cyber threat intelligence company that protects organizations from attacks on their brands, employees, and digital assets. The solutions from PhishLabs will pair well with HelpSystems' email security, vulnerability management, and data protection solutions.
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: PhishLabs
PhishLabs is a cyber threat intelligence company that protects against brand, account takeover, and data leakage threats. Founded in 2008, PhishLabs delivers curated threat intelligence and complete threat mitigation across the digital risk landscape.
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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 5/12/2021 via PR Newswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Beyond Security

synopsis: HelpSystems, a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT, has acquired Beyond Security, a global leader in automated vulnerability assessment and compliance solutions. Beyond Security's automated tools enable businesses to accurately manage security weaknesses in their networks, apps, and networked software.
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: Beyond Security
Beyond Security is a global leader in automated vulnerability assessment and compliance solutions. Beyond Security's automated, accurate and simple tools enable businesses to accurately assess and manage security weaknesses in their networks, applications, industrial systems, and networked software.
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closed 2/3/2021 via PR Newswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Digital Defense

synopsis: HelpSystems, a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT, has acquired Digital Defense, a leading provider of vulnerability management and threat assessment solutions. Digital Defense offers SaaS solutions that deliver consistently accurate vulnerability scanning and penetration testing results.
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: Digital Defense
Digital Defense is a leading provider of vulnerability management and threat assessment solutions. Digital Defense helps organizations across numerous industries safeguard sensitive data. Their SaaS solutions deliver consistently accurate vulnerability scanning and penetration testing results.
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closed 1/4/2021 via PR Newswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired FileCatalyst

synopsis: HelpSystems, a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT, has acquired FileCatalyst, a leading accelerated file transfer solution in Canada. FileCatalyst provides software-based solutions designed to accelerate and optimize file transfers across global networks.
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: FileCatalyst
FileCatalyst is a leading accelerated file transfer solution in Canada. FileCatalyst provides software-based solutions designed to accelerate and optimize file transfers across global networks. They enable companies to securely send files of any size or format at full line speed.
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closed 12/23/2020 via PR Newswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Vera

synopsis: HelpSystems has announced the acquisition of Vera, a leading cloud-based data protection solution provider. Vera empowers customers in financial services, manufacturing, media & entertainment, and other industries to achieve the fine balance between strong security and productive collaboration.
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: Vera
Vera is a data security company enabling businesses of all sizes to secure, track and share any kind of data, no matter where it’s stored or located. Vera's data-centric security solution enables employees to collaborate freely while ensuring a high level of security, visibility, and control.
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announced 7/21/2020 via PR Newswire

GlobalSCAPE, Inc. will be merged with HelpSystems, LLC,

synopsis: GlobalSCAPE, Inc., a pioneer in securing and automating the movement and integration of data, has signed a definitive merger agreement with HelpSystems, LLC. The combined company would focus on providing the most comprehensive collection of trusted security and automation solutions to customers worldwide.
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: GlobalSCAPE, Inc. (GSB:$40.64)
GlobalSCAPE is a pioneer in securing and automating the movement and integration of data. GlobalSCAPE's data exchange and integration software and cloud services are trusted by thousands of customers worldwide, including global enterprises, governments, as well as small and medium enterprises.
price ($mm)[EV]
$180 [$219]
rev ($mm)
$41
EBITDA ($mm)
$17
EV / rev
5.5x
EV / EBITDA
13.5x
closed 6/25/2020 via GlobeNewswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Titus Inc.

synopsis: HelpSystems has acquired Titus and Boldon James. Headquartered in Ottawa, Titus is a leader in providing solutions that enable businesses to accelerate their adoption of data protection. The acquisition establishes a leading platform in data classification and meets customers’ needs for a comprehensive, powerful suite of data security options.
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 parent: Blackstone Group LP
target: Titus Inc.
Ottawa-based Titus is a leader in providing solutions that enable businesses to accelerate their adoption of data protection. The company’s products enable organizations to discover, classify, protect, analyze, and share information.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 6/25/2020 via GlobeNewswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Boldon James Limited

synopsis: HelpSystems has acquired Titus and Boldon James. Headquartered in the UK, Boldon James is an industry specialist in data classification and secure messaging. The addition to HelpSystems' security portfolio establishes a leading platform in data classification and meets customers’ needs for a comprehensive, powerful suite of data security options.
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 parent: QinetiQ
target: Boldon James Limited
UK-based Boldon James is an industry specialist in data classification and secure messaging. The company's solutions integrate with powerful data security and governance ecosystems to enable customers to effectively manage data, streamline operations, and proactively respond to regulatory change.
price ($mm)
$37
rev ($mm)
$11
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.3x
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/4/2019 via GlobeNewswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Clearswift Ltd.

synopsis: HelpSystems, a developer of IT management software, has acquired Clearswift, a UK-based content threat protection software company. Clearswift’s deep content inspection capability enables information to be scanned as it enters or leaves the organization, allowing sensitive data to be securely transmitted via email or other web-based methods.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems aligns IT and business goals to help organizations build a competitive edge. The company's software secures IT environments, monitors and automates processes, and provides easy access to the information people need. "
target parent: RUAG Holding
target: Clearswift Ltd.
UK-based Clearswift provides advanced content threat protection and the highest level of defense against breaches through digital communication channels. Their technology supports an adaptive data loss prevention solution, allowing for visibility and the control of sensitive information flow.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 2/6/2019 via GlobeNewswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Core Security

synopsis: HelpSystems announced it has acquired the Core Security assets from SecureAuth. The assets acquired from SecureAuth are industry-leading solutions for identity governance and administration, penetration testing, threat detection, and vulnerability management.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems aligns IT and business goals to help organizations build a competitive edge. Their software and services monitor and automate processes, encrypt and secure data, and provide easy access to the information people need. "
target parent: SecureAuth Corporation
target: Core Security
Core Security offers enterprises leading, threat-aware, identity, access and vulnerability management solutions that enable intelligence and context needed to manage security risks across the enterprise. Their approach to security enables customers to manage access and identify vulnerabilities.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 11/13/2018 via GlobeNewswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired JAMS Software

synopsis: HelpSystems announced that it has acquired MVP Systems Software. Founded in 1985, MVP Systems Software develops enterprise job scheduling and workload automation solutions for the world’s most critical IT infrastructures. MVP’s flagship product JAMS is used by more than 1,000 organizations worldwide.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems aligns IT and business goals to help organizations build a competitive edge. Their software and services monitor and automate processes, encrypt and secure data, and provide easy access to the information people need. "
target: JAMS Software
Founded in 1985, MVP Systems Software develops enterprise job scheduling and workload automation solutions for the world’s most critical IT infrastructures. MVP’s flagship product JAMS is used by more than 1,000 organizations worldwide.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/22/2018 via GlobeNewswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Midrange Performance Group

synopsis: HelpSystems announced that it has acquired Midrange Performance Group (MPG), a company whose solutions enable organizations to optimize their IT environments. Midrange Performance Group (MPG) specializes in performance management and capacity planning software for IBM Power systems including IBM i, Linux AIX operating systems.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems aligns IT and business goals to help organizations build a competitive edge. Their software and services monitor and automate processes, encrypt and secure data, and provide easy access to the information people need. "
target: Midrange Performance Group
Midrange Performance Group (MPG) specializes in performance management and capacity planning software for IBM Power systems including IBM i, Linux AIX operating systems. Midrange Performance Group is based out of Boulder, Colorado, and was founded in 1990.
price ($mm)
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announced 2/26/2018 via PE Hub

HGGC, LLC, will acquire HelpSystems, LLC

synopsis: HGGC has agreed to recapitalize Eden Prairie, Minnesota-based HelpSystems, a provider of IT operations management, security, and analytics solutions. HelpSystems aligns IT and business goals to help organizations build a competitive edge.
buyer: HGGC, LLC
HGGC is a leading middle-market private equity firm with $4.3 billion in cumulative capital commitments. Based in Palos Alto, Calif., HGGC is distinguished by its “Advantaged Investing” model that enables the firm to source and acquire scalable businesses at attractive multiples. "
target parent: H.I.G. Capital
target: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems aligns IT and business goals to help organizations build a competitive edge. Their software and services monitor and automate processes, encrypt and secure data, and provide easy access to the information people need.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/13/2017 via GlobeNewswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Fox Technologies Inc.

synopsis: HelpSystems announced that it has acquired Fox Technologies, a solution provider in the cybersecurity industry since 2001, from Parallax Capital Partners. Fox Technologies solutions help organizations tighten security by centralizing Linux and Unix identity and access management.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems aligns IT and business goals to help organizations build a competitive edge. Their software and services monitor and automate processes, encrypt and secure data, and provide easy access to the information people need. "
target parent: Parallax Capital Partners LLC
target: Fox Technologies Inc.
Fox Technologies is a global security company that helps organizations centralize Linux and Unix access management for cloud, on-premise, or hybrid IT environments.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/15/2016 via BNC Analysis

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired TeamQuest Corporation

synopsis: HelpSystems, a leading provider of systems and network management, business intelligence, and security and compliance solutions, has acquired TeamQuest, the global leader in IT Service Optimization (ITSO) software.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a leading provider of systems and network management, business intelligence, and security and compliance solutions. Their software reduces data center costs by improving operational control and delivery of IT services. "
target: TeamQuest Corporation
TeamQuest Corporation is the global leader in IT Service Optimization (ITSO) software, specializing in Infrastructure Monitoring, Capacity Planning and Capacity Management, and Business Value Dashboards.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/5/2021 via PR Newswire

STEALTHbits Technologies, Inc. merged with Netwrix,

synopsis: Stealthbits, a cybersecurity leader that protects sensitive data and credentials from attackers, has merged with Netwrix. The combined entity will continue to offer its portfolio of over a half dozen security solutions aimed at identifying and detecting data security risk as well as protecting, responding, and recovering from cybersecurity attacks.
buyer: Netwrix
Netwrix makes data security easy, thereby simplifying how professionals can control sensitive, regulated, and business-critical data, regardless of where it resides. The company's solutions secure sensitive data, prove compliance, increase the productivity of IT teams, and more. "
target: STEALTHbits Technologies, Inc.
Stealthbits is a customer-driven cybersecurity software company focused on protecting an organization's sensitive data. By removing inappropriate data access, enforcing security policy, and detecting advanced threats, Stealthbits reduces security risks, fulfill compliance requirements, and more.
price ($mm)
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announced 2/26/2018 via PE Hub

HGGC, LLC, will acquire HelpSystems, LLC

synopsis: HGGC has agreed to recapitalize Eden Prairie, Minnesota-based HelpSystems, a provider of IT operations management, security, and analytics solutions. HelpSystems aligns IT and business goals to help organizations build a competitive edge.
buyer: HGGC, LLC
HGGC is a leading middle-market private equity firm with $4.3 billion in cumulative capital commitments. Based in Palos Alto, Calif., HGGC is distinguished by its “Advantaged Investing” model that enables the firm to source and acquire scalable businesses at attractive multiples. "
target parent: H.I.G. Capital
target: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems aligns IT and business goals to help organizations build a competitive edge. Their software and services monitor and automate processes, encrypt and secure data, and provide easy access to the information people need.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/31/2015 via BusinessWire

LANDesk Software, acquired Xtraction Solutions Pty Ltd.

synopsis: LANDESK announced it has acquired Xtraction Solutions, a company that brings business intelligence to IT operations initiatives. This acquisition furthers LANDESK’s vision for user-centered IT service management. Xtraction Solutions allows even non-technical users to quickly visualize the state of their IT environment and make informed decisions.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: LANDesk Software
LANDesk enables users to be their most productive while helping IT embrace the speed of change. LANDESK provides the integration and automation of IT systems management, endpoint security management, service management, IT asset management, and mobile device management. "
target: Xtraction Solutions Pty Ltd.
Xtraction Solutions provides efficient, self-service status and reporting software for elevated business intelligence and service management. Their visually rich intuitive design is focused on the end-user being able to access and interact with the information with minimal training time or skills.
price ($mm)
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closed 10/12/2015 via Company Press Release

H.I.G. Capital, Split Rock Partners, acquired HelpSystems, LLC

synopsis: H.I.G. Capital, LLC, a leading global private equity investment firm, is pleased to announce that its affiliate, along with Split Rock Partners, has closed the acquisition of HelpSystems, LLC. HelpSystems is a leading provider of system & network management, business intelligence, and security & compliance solutions.
buyer: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: Split Rock Partners
H.I.G. Capital is a leading global private equity and alternative assets investment firm with more than $19 billion of equity capital under management. Split Rock Partners, with offices in Minneapolis and San Francisco, invests in leading software and Internet services companies. "
target parent: Summit Partners
target: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems empowers people to excel in IT like never before. Every day more than 9,000 organizations across the globe rely on HelpSystems to automate and simplify server and network management, protect data, and give people simple access to information they need.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/24/2014 via PR Newswire

AlphaPoint Technology, Inc., acquired N'compass Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: AlphaPoint Technology, Inc. has acquired N'compass Solutions, Inc., a Minneapolis-based software solutions and services company that has revolutionized the way to deliver IT consulting through the combination of a proprietary software platform called LIVE and traditional consulting services to deliverService via Software (SvS).
buyer: AlphaPoint Technology, Inc. (OTCPK:APPO:$0.00)
AlphaPoint Technology provides Data Center and IT Asset Management Software. AssetCentral™ is a cutting-edge, easy-to-use, web-based IT Asset Management and Data Center Infrastructure Management solution. "
target: N'compass Solutions, Inc.
N'compass Solutions, Inc. is a Minneapolis-based software solutions and services company that has revolutionized the way to deliver IT consulting through the combination of a proprietary software platform called LIVE and traditional consulting services to deliver Service via Software (SvS).
price ($mm)
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closed 11/2/2010 via

CA, Inc., acquired Hyperformix, Inc.

synopsis: CA Technologies announced it has completed the acquisition of privately-held Hyperformix, a leading provider of capacity management software for dynamic physical, virtual, and cloud IT infrastructures.
buyer: CA, Inc. (CA:$4,148.00)
CA Technologies is an IT management software and solutions company with expertise across all IT environments – from mainframe and distributed, to virtual and cloud. CA Technologies manages and secures IT environments and enables customers to deliver more flexible IT services. "
target: Hyperformix, Inc.
The integrated suite of solutions for automated capacity management from Hyperformix enables IT organizations to make informed business decisions to predictably, efficiently, and dependably deliver good business outcomes, productivity and growth.
price ($mm)
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closed 9/12/2008 via Market Wire

Versata, Inc., acquired Ecora

synopsis: Versata Enterprises, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise software solutions, announced the acquisition of Portsmouth, New Hampshire-based Ecora Software Corp., a leading provider of automated configuration auditing and compliance reporting solutions.
buyer parent: Trilogy Software, Inc.
buyer: Versata, Inc.
Versata provides enterprise software solutions that deliver business results, performance and scalability while dramatically reducing IT spending. Versata's patented solutions decrease IT expenditures by leveraging open source technology, and accelerating value delivery to business customers. "
target: Ecora
Ecora Software provides configuration audit and compliance reporting solutions to customers worldwide, ensuring their IT infrastructures remain operationally effective, secure and compliant.
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closed 9/28/2012 via BusinessWire

Dell, Inc., acquired Quest Software, Inc.

synopsis: Dell announced it has completed the acquisition of Quest Software , an award-winning IT management software provider. Quest offers a broad selection of software solutions that simplify and solve the most common and challenging IT problems for organizations around the globe.
buyer: Dell, Inc. (DELL:$94,224.00)
Dell, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, markets, sells and supports a wide range of products which are customized to individual customer requirements which include mobility products, desktop personal computers, software and peripherals, servers and networking, services and storage. "
target: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software provides simple and innovative IT management solutions. Quest products solve complex IT challenges ranging from database management, data protection, identity and access management, monitoring, user workspace management to Windows management.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,383 [$2,248]
rev ($mm)
$894
EBITDA ($mm)
$177
EV / rev
2.7x
EV / EBITDA
13.7x
cancelled 6/29/2012 via BusinessWire

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

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc., a provider of simple and innovative IT management solutions, announced that it has cancelled an amendment to its announced merger agreement with affiliates of Insight Venture Partners to provide for the addition of Vector Capital as a member of the buyout group and for an increase in the merger consideration.
buyer: Vector Capital
buyer: Insight Venture Partners
Based in New York, Insight Venture Partners is a leading private equity and venture capital firm focused on the global software, internet and data services industries. "
target: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,171 [$2,012]
rev ($mm)
$881
EBITDA ($mm)
$160
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
12.8x
cancelled 3/9/2012 via

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

synopsis: Insight Venture Partners has agreed to buy Quest Software, a software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier.
buyer: Insight Venture Partners
Based in New York, Insight Venture Partners is a leading private equity and venture capital firm focused on the global software, internet and data services industries. "
target: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software is a software manufacturer specializing in solutions for scanning and imaging applications in virtual desktop environments. Quest Software creates and supports smart systems management products – helping its customers solve everyday IT challenges faster and easier.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,171 [$2,012]
rev ($mm)
$881
EBITDA ($mm)
$160
EV / rev
2.3x
EV / EBITDA
12.8x
closed 4/1/2011 via BusinessWire

Allen Systems Group, Inc., acquired TRILOGexpert Group

synopsis: Allen Systems Group has announced that it has acquired TRILOGexpert Group, a leading provider of performance management solutions in the mainframe space. The combined offering of ASG and TRILOGexpert Group will provide ASG customers a more holistic approach to application management combining two market-leading solutions.
buyer: Allen Systems Group, Inc.
Allen Systems Group provides a full range of practical software solutions that help IT organizations lower costs, save time, and make proactive decisions that drive business success. "
target: TRILOGexpert Group
TRILOGexpert is a leading competence centre for z/OS Application Performance Management. Automated AQM (Application Quality Management) is a solution which automatically identifies a company’s overall optimization potential regarding the performance of all z/OS systems and applications.
price ($mm)
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closed 8/14/2019 via BusinessWire

Virtual Instruments, acquired Metricly

synopsis: Virtual Instruments, the leader in AIOps for hybrid infrastructure management, announced that it has completed its acquisition of SaaS-based cloud cost, optimization and monitoring service provider Metricly. Metricly’s platform provides tools to help customers plan, analyze, organize and optimize their cloud workloads, services and resources.
buyer: Virtual Instruments
Virtual Instruments is the leader in AIOps for hybrid IT infrastructure management, providing comprehensive infrastructure monitoring and AI-powered analytics for the hybrid data center. "
target: Metricly
Metricly’s platform provides tools to help customers plan, analyze, organize and optimize their cloud workloads, services and resources. Metricly specializes in full-stack monitoring and optimization of application middleware, containers and microservices in public cloud environments.
price ($mm)
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closed 12/15/2014 via BusinessWire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired Compuware Corporation

synopsis: Thoma Bravo, a leading private equity investment firm, has completed its acquisition of Compuware Corporation. Compuware is the technology performance company that exists solely to help customers optimize the performance of their most important and innovative technologies—those that drive their businesses forward.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo, LLC is a leading private equity investment firm. Thoma Bravo invests across multiple industries, with a particular focus in enterprise and infrastructure software and financial and business services. "
target: Compuware Corporation (CPWR:$712.66)
Compuware Corporation is the technology performance company that provides software, experts and best practices to ensure technology works well and delivers value, and they exist solely to help their customers optimize the performance of their most important and innovative technologies.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,327 [$2,052]
rev ($mm)
$714
EBITDA ($mm)
$85
EV / rev
2.9x
EV / EBITDA
24.5x
on offer 12/17/2012 via

Elliott Management Corp., offer to acquire Compuware Corporation

synopsis: Elliott Management Corp. has offered to acquire Compuware Corporation for $11.00 per share in cash, or an aggregate of $2.3 billion. Compuware, the technology performance company, provides IT software, services and best practices to deliver peak performance for technologies worldwide.
buyer: Elliott Management Corp.
Elliott Management Corporation is an employee owned hedge fund sponsor. The firm primarily provides its services to pooled investment vehicles. It invests in the public equity, fixed income, and alternative investment markets across the globe. "
target: Compuware Corporation (CPWR:$712.66)
Compuware Corporation, the technology performance company, provides software, experts and best practices to ensure technology works well and delivers value. Compuware solutions make the world's most important technologies perform at their best for leading organizations worldwide.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,198 [$2,194]*
rev ($mm)
$966
EBITDA ($mm)
$155
EV / rev
2.4x
EV / EBITDA
15.1x
closed 10/5/2010 via BusinessWire

BMC Software, Inc., acquired Neptuny

synopsis: BMC Software announced the acquisition of Neptuny’s software business, a capacity management and IT performance optimization solution. The addition of Neptuny’s technology will extend BMC’s existing leadership in capacity management and enhance BMC’s dynamic Business Service Management portfolio and cloud management offerings.
buyer: BMC Software, Inc. (BMC:$2,172.00)
Recognized as the leader in Business Service Management, BMC Software offers a comprehensive approach and unified platform that helps IT organizations cut cost, reduce risk and drive business profit. "
target: Neptuny
Neptuny is a leading provider of Capacity Management and IT Performance Optimization solutions based on proprietary software products and best-in-class consulting services.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/2/2007 via BusinessWire

uXcomm, Inc., acquired Virtugo Software

synopsis: uXcomm, the leading provider of software products that monitor, control and optimize virtual and physical server environments, has acquired the assets of Virtugo Software, a pioneer in performance and service level management tools for virtual environments.
buyer: uXcomm, Inc.
uXcomm is a provider of software products that monitor, control and dynamically optimize virtual and physical server environments. The company's platform unifies virtual and physical environments into a common management framework regardless of the hardware or virtualization technology deployed. "
target: Virtugo Software
Virtugo Software is the leading provider of software technologies for the virtual computing platform. The company’s products enable on demand or utility style computing utilizing server virtualization technology, while increasing hardware utilization.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/13/2007 via BusinessWire

Planview, acquired Business Engine Corporation

synopsis: Planview, the leading provider of comprehensive portfolio management solutions, has acquired substantially all of the assets of San Francisco-based, Business Engine. Business Engine’s 20-year history and focus in IT portfolio management further strengthens Planview as the clear independent market leader in the IT portfolio management market.
buyer: Planview
Since 1989, Planview has been a market leader and trusted partner in software solutions for high performance IT management, enabling organizations to integrate the decision-making process to improve alignment of IT resources with business strategies. "
target: Business Engine Corporation
Business Engine is a market leader in portfolio management software solutions for IT and R&D organizations. Our solutions provide visibility and control across the entire portfolio and specialize in providing financial transparency into spend and performance.
price ($mm)
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closed 1/18/2006 via PR Newswire

Trilogy Software, Inc., acquired Versata, Inc.

synopsis: Trilogy, Inc. and Versata, Inc. today jointly announced the successful completion of the previously announced tender offer for all outstanding shares of Versata at a price of $0.40 net per share in cash. The tender offer expired at 12:00 midnight, Eastern Standard Time, on Jan. 17, 2006.
buyer parent: Funk Software, Inc.
buyer: Trilogy Software, Inc.
Trilogy Enterprises, Inc. creates technology-powered business solutions that deliver profitable new customers to companies worldwide. Trilogy, through its affiliates, has enjoyed decades of success by delivering innovative solutions to the world's largest companies. "
target: Versata, Inc.
Versata provides enterprise software solutions that deliver business results, performance and scalability while dramatically reducing IT spending. Versata's patented solutions decrease IT expenditures by leveraging open source technology, and accelerating value delivery to business customers.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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closed 2/23/2022 via BusinessWire

Vendr, Inc., acquired Blissfully Tech

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

Carlyle Group, acquired 1E Consulting

synopsis: The Carlyle Group, a global investment firm, has acquired a majority stake in 1E, a leader in Unified eXperience Management (UXM). 1E helps IT deliver an unparalleled employee experience. Their Tachyon platform consolidates digital experience analytics, IT automation, asset intelligence and unified endpoint management into a single platform.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$5,531.80)
Carlyle is a global investment firm with deep industry expertise that deploys private capital across three business segments: Global Private Equity, Global Credit, and Investment Solutions. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors and portfolio companies. "
target: 1E Consulting
1E is a leader in Unified eXperience Management (UXM). 1E helps IT deliver an unparalleled employee experience. Their Tachyon platform consolidates and integrates digital experience analytics, IT automation, asset intelligence and unified endpoint management into a single platform.
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Upland Software
Upland Software
Upland Software is a leading provider of cloud-based Enterprise Work Management software. Their applications enables users to manage their projects, professional workforce and IT investments, automate document-intensive business processes and engage with their customers, prospects and community.
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Cast S.A.
Cast S.A.
CAST is the market leader in Software Intelligence, with technology backed by $150 million in software analysis and measurement R&D. CAST technology helps digital leaders and doers see the truth, become software geniuses and deliver super software - resilient, responsive, safe and secure software.
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$47.24
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ServiceNow
ServiceNow
ServiceNow is changing the way people work. With a service-orientation toward the activities, tasks and processes that make up day-to-day work life, ServiceNow helps the modern enterprise operate faster and be more scalable than ever before.
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Ticker: ASX:PRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prophecy International
Prophecy International
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$9.75
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$2.23
EBIT ($mm)
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Damstra
Damstra
Damstra is a global leader in workforce management, compliance, and safety management. Through their unique, integrated workplace management platform, Damstra delivers powerful solutions that radically transform the way organisations manage, track and protect the entire workplace.
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Ticker: TBLA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Taboola
Taboola
Taboola powers recommendations for the open web, helping people discover things they may like. The company’s platform, powered by artificial intelligence, is used by digital properties, including websites, devices and mobile apps, to drive monetization and user engagement.
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Datadog, Inc.
Datadog, Inc.
Datadog is the monitoring and security platform for cloud applications. Its SaaS platform integrates and automates infrastructure monitoring, application performance monitoring, and log management to provide unified, real-time observability of its customers’ entire technology stack.
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SolarWinds
SolarWinds
SolarWinds provides powerful and affordable IT management software to customers worldwide, from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses, managed service providers (MSPs), government agencies, and educational institutions.
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USU Software AG
USU Software AG
Founded in 1977, USU offers software solutions and consulting services for IT and knowledge-based service Management, e.g. the IT service management suite Valuemation, the knowledge base Knowledge Center and the IT self-service solution Smart Link.
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$11.23
EBIT ($mm)
$9.04
Net Income ($mm)
$7.41
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544
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Genians, Inc.
Genians, Inc.
Genians, Inc. is a South Korean-based provider of Network Access Control (NAC) solutions. Their flagship product, Genian NAC, helps businesses maintain smart visiblity and control of all of their IT assets and ensures the highest level of security compliance by using cloud technology.
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rev ($mm)
$18.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.74
EBIT ($mm)
$2.43
Net Income ($mm)
$2.21
Employees
0
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Ticker: OTCPK:APPO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AlphaPoint Technology, Inc.
AlphaPoint Technology, Inc.
AlphaPoint Technology is a technology holding and service company established in 2009. Its mission is to pursue suitable acquisitions for its portfolio by identifying companies requiring assistance in their next phases of growth.
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$0.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.48)
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25
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Ticker: IDIB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IDI Global, Inc.
Provides software application services for Web-based Internet applications. Provides infrastructure technologies and services aimed at the small business, home office market and large companies. Its software application tools allow users to easily build e-commerce enabled websites. Internet Develop
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Ticker: NYSE:NABL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
N-able Technologies Inc.
N-able Technologies Inc.
N-able is the leading global provider of complete IT management and Automation solutions for Managed Service Providers (MSPs). N-able has a proven track record of helping MSPs standardize and automate the setup and delivery of IT services in order to achieve true scalability.
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$346.46
EBITDA ($mm)
$61.35
EBIT ($mm)
$33.33
Net Income ($mm)
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Employees
1426
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ironSource
ironSource
Israel-based ironSource is a leading business platform for the App Economy. App developers use ironSource's platform to turn their apps into successful, scalable businesses, leveraging a comprehensive set of software solutions which help them grow and engage users, monetize content, and more.
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2021
rev ($mm)
$553.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$93.35
EBIT ($mm)
$85.27
Net Income ($mm)
$59.82
Employees
995
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