Like Snapcentric, Inc.

closed 2/10/2006 via

Verisign, Inc., acquired Snapcentric, Inc.

synopsis: Payment authenticator VeriSign acquired Snapcentric for $12 million on Friday to build a fraud detection service to protect against online identity theft.
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: Snapcentric, Inc.
Snapcentric Verify™ provides a real-time user verification and transaction monitoring system for fighting identity theft and application fraud.
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$12
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closed 2/10/2006 via

Verisign, Inc., acquired Snapcentric, Inc.

synopsis: Payment authenticator VeriSign acquired Snapcentric for $12 million on Friday to build a fraud detection service to protect against online identity theft.
buyer: Verisign, Inc. (VRSN:$1,245.85)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence. "
target: Snapcentric, Inc.
Snapcentric Verify™ provides a real-time user verification and transaction monitoring system for fighting identity theft and application fraud.
price ($mm)
$12
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closed 4/24/2006 via PR Newswire

RSA Security, acquired PassMark Security

synopsis: RSA Security Inc. today announced that it has acquired PassMark Security, Inc. A privately held company based in Menlo Park, PassMark delivers robust software- based authentication to millions of users worldwide, through some of the largest consumer-facing financial institutions. RSA Security purchased PassMark for total consideration of $44.7 mil.
buyer parent: EMC Corp.
buyer: RSA Security
RSA Security Inc. is the expert in protecting online identities and digital assets. The inventor of core security technologies for the Internet, the Company leads the way in strong authentication and encryption, bringing trust to millions of user identities and the transactions that they perform. "
target: PassMark Security
Develops anti-fraud and authentication solutions for consumer ecommerce. Web sites can deploy PassMark's patent-pending Two-Factor Two-Way Authentication to provide strong and comprehensive security, without requiring their users to carry any new hardware or install any new software.
price ($mm)
$45
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closed 6/22/2010 via Market Wire

TrustWave Corp., acquired Breach Security Inc.

synopsis: Trustwave, a leading provider of information security and compliance solutions, announces it has acquired Breach Security, a leading provider of web application firewall technology. A web application firewall is an appliance or software that provides protection for web applications against attacks.
buyer parent: AmbironTrustWave
buyer: TrustWave Corp.
Trustwave is the leading provider of on-demand and subscription-based information security and payment card industry compliance management solutions to businesses and government entities throughout the world. "
target: Breach Security Inc.
Breach Security, Inc. is the leading provider of real-time, continuous web application integrity and security that protects sensitive web-based information. Breach Security’s products protect web applications from hacking attacks and data leakage, and ensure applications operate as intended.
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closed 7/13/2006 via BNC Analysis

SurfControl, Inc., acquired BlackSpider Technologies, Ltd.

synopsis: UK-based net security firm SurfControl has bought email filtering firm BlackSpider for around £20m plus an agreement to take on £1.2m in short-term debts. SurfControl said the deal would allow it to add an on-demand email and web security service to its portfolio.
buyer: SurfControl, Inc.
SurfControl provides an offering of security solutions to protect its customers from Internet threats, deliver business and regulatory compliance, and enable business continuity. The company protects more than 16 million users in over 25,000 customers worldwide, and employs more than 600 people. "
target: BlackSpider Technologies, Ltd.
At BlackSpider Technologies, we’re dedicated to solving your email and web security problems by delivering greater protection at lower cost. We are the only company in the market created to focus exclusively on current and evolving email and web security threats.
price ($mm)
$37
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closed 6/4/2013 via PR Newswire

Converted Organics, Inc., merged with Finjan Software

synopsis: Converted Organics Inc. announced the successful completion of a merger transaction with Finjan, Inc. The acquisition of Finjan, comprising numerous patents and other intellectual property dating back to 1996 until the year 2030, positions Converted Organics to pursue additional licensing and enforcement programs in the security industry.
buyer: Converted Organics, Inc. (COIN:$1.52)
Converted Organics Inc. trades on the OTC Markets under the stock symbol COIN. "
target parent: AmbironTrustWave
target: Finjan Software (FNJN:$16.95)
Finjan is a leading online security and technology company which owns a portfolio of patents, related to software that proactively detects malicious code and thereby protects end-users from identity and data theft, spyware, malware, phishing, trojans and other online threats.
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closed 1/10/2012 via PR Newswire

ThreatMetrix, Inc., acquired TrustDefender

synopsis: ThreatMetrix™, the fastest-growing provider of integrated cybercrime prevention solutions, announced that it has acquired the Australian-based company TrustDefender, a recognized leader of secure browsing technology to stop man-in-the-browser attacks and provide malware protection.
buyer: ThreatMetrix, Inc.
ThreatMetrix is a provider of integrated cybercrime prevention solutions. The ThreatMetrix™ Cybercrime Defender Platform helps companies protect customer data and secure transactions against fraud, malware, data breaches, as well as man-in-the browser (MitB) and Trojan attacks. "
target parent: Nexbis Ltd
target: TrustDefender
Founded in 2006 and headquartered in Sydney, Australia, TrustDefender delivers security and fraud detection technology to protect enterprises and their customers at the device and transaction level from online fraud.
price ($mm)
$0.68
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closed 11/3/2009 via BusinessWire

M86 Security, acquired Finjan Software

synopsis: M86 Security, a global provider of Web and messaging security products, announced the acquisition of Finjan, a leading provider of secure Web gateway solutions for enterprises. This acquisition adds Finjan’s line of enterprise-class secure Web gateway and SaaS-based solutions to M86 Security’s portfolio of security solutions.
buyer: M86 Security
M86 Security is a global provider of Web and messaging security products, delivering comprehensive protection to more than 20,000 customers and over 16 million users worldwide. "
target: Finjan Software (FNJN:$16.95)
Finjan is a leading provider of unified Web security solutions for the enterprise market. Finjan’s web security solutions enable control, security and compliance for organizations’ web productivity, liability and security needs, regardless of location.
price ($mm)
$40
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closed 10/14/2009 via Company Press Release

Barracuda Networks, acquired Purewire, Inc.

synopsis: Barracuda Networks Inc., the worldwide leader in content security appliances, announced that it has completed the acquisition of Purewire Inc., an award-winning SaaS-based secure Web gateway provider.
buyer: Barracuda Networks (CUDA:$372.51)
Barracuda Networks Inc. is the worldwide leader in email and Web security appliances. Barracuda Networks also provides world-class IM protection, application server load balancing, Web application security, message archiving, and backup and disaster recovery solutions. "
target: Purewire, Inc.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Purewire secures business and social interactions on the Web. Founded by veteran security industry entrepreneurs, the company offers Web security-as-a-service to increase ROI and lower the total cost of security for businesses.
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closed 4/21/2009 via Market Wire

Symantec Corporation, acquired Mi5 Networks

synopsis: Symantec Corp. announced that it has expanded its security portfolio by offering new Protection Suites for small business and enterprise customers and adding Web security technology through the acquisition of Mi5 Networks.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,472.00)
Symantec is a global leader in infrastructure software, enabling businesses and consumers to have confidence in a connected world. The company helps customers protect their infrastructure, information and interactions by delivering software and services that address risks to security. "
target: Mi5 Networks
Mi5 Networks provides the fastest web security appliances and deepest protection against web-based threats. Mi5 lets you reduce risk of confidential data loss and productivity loss from inappropriate websites, malicious downloads and phone home traffic from infected PCs – all from a single platform.
price ($mm)
$18
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closed 4/25/2006 via BusinessWire

Safeguard Scientifics, Inc., purchased a minority stake in Authentium, Inc.

synopsis: Safeguard Scientifics, Inc., which builds value of revenue-stage information technology and life sciences companies, announced today that it co-led a $15 million Series A financing in Authentium, Inc. of West Palm Beach, FL with Westbury Partners of Hauppauge, New York. Safeguard provided $5.5 million of capital.
buyer: Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. (SFE:$0.00)
Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. advances the value of revenue-stage information technology and life sciences companies. Safeguard provides growth capital as well as a range of strategic, operating and management resources to help its partner companies build value in their businesses. "
target: Authentium, Inc.
Based in West Palm Beach, Florida, Authentium develops core operating system encapsulation, file and application defense, data interception and data analysis technologies for inclusion in its flagship Extensible Security Platform (ESP).
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closed 2/22/2012 via Market Wire

Juniper Networks, acquired Mykonos Software, Inc.

synopsis: Juniper Networks, the industry leader in network innovation, announced it has acquired Mykonos Software, the leading provider of Intrusion Deception Systems that protect websites and web applications. Mykonos Software is the first technology that inserts detection points to proactively identify attackers before they do damage.
buyer: Juniper Networks (JNPR:$4,430.60)
Juniper Networks is in the business of network innovation. From devices to data centers, from consumers to cloud providers, Juniper Networks delivers the software, silicon and systems that transform the experience and economics of networking. "
target: Mykonos Software, Inc.
Mykonos Software is the smartest way to secure websites and web applications against hackers, fraud and theft. Its Web Intrusion Prevention System uses deception to detect, track, profile and prevent hackers in real-time.
price ($mm)
$83
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closed 2/22/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Alert Logic, Inc., acquired Armorlogic

synopsis: Alert Logic, the leader in delivering Security-as-a-Service for the cloud, announced the completion of the acquisition of Armorlogic, a leading developer of Web application security solutions. Alert Logic will combine the leading blocking capabilities of Armorlogic Profense WAF with its own proven Security-as-a-Service model.
buyer: Alert Logic, Inc.
Founded in 2002 and based in Houston, Texas, Alert Logic, the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, provides solutions to secure the application and infrastructure stack. "
target: Armorlogic
Armorlogic is focused exclusively on web application and website security. Easy to install, maintain and use, its Profense solution is used by thousands of businesses, governments and organizations all over the world to protect Internet facing applications, servers and data.
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announced 6/2/2021 via Company Press Release

Symphony Technology Group, will acquire FireEye

synopsis: FireEye, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to sell the FireEye Products business, including the FireEye name, to a consortium led by Symphony Technology Group (STG). FireEye offers a single platform that blends innovative security technologies and nation-state grade threat intelligence.
buyer: Symphony Technology Group
Symphony Technology Group (STG) is the private equity partner to market leading companies in data, software, and analytics. The firm brings expertise, flexibility, and resources to build strategic value and unlock the potential of innovative companies. "
target: FireEye (FEYE:$979.80)
FireEye is the intelligence-led security company. Working as a seamless, scalable extension of customer security operations, FireEye offers a single platform that blends innovative security technologies and nation-state grade threat intelligence.
price ($mm)
$1,200
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closed 5/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions, Inc., acquired CloudPassage

synopsis: Fidelis Cybersecurity announced the acquisition of CloudPassage. Founded in 2010, San Francisco-based CloudPassage safeguards cloud infrastructure for the world’s most-recognized brands in finance, e-commerce, gaming, B2B SaaS, healthcare, biotech, and digital media.
buyer parent: Skyview Capital LLC
buyer: Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions, Inc.
Fidelis Cybersecurity is a provider of threat detection, hunting, and response solutions. Fidelis combats cybercrime, data theft, and espionage by providing full visibility across hybrid cloud / on-prem environments, automating threat and data theft detection, and optimizing incident response. "
target: CloudPassage
Founded in 2010, San Francisco-based CloudPassage safeguards cloud infrastructure for the world’s most-recognized brands in finance, e-commerce, gaming, B2B SaaS, healthcare, biotech, and digital media.
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closed 5/5/2021 via Company Press Release

Sectigo Limited, acquired SiteLock

synopsis: Sectigo®, a global provider of automated digital certificate management and web security solutions, announced the acquisition of SiteLock, a leading provider of website security protection and monitoring. Its cloud-based, enterprise-grade technologies give organizations access security capabilities the biggest companies use to protect their data.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Sectigo Limited
Sectigo is a leading cybersecurity provider of digital identity solutions, including TLS / SSL certificates, DevOps, IoT, and enterprise-grade PKI management, as well as multi-layered web security. As a leading Certificate Authority (CA), Sectigo partners with organizations to secure web servers. "
target parent: ABRY Partners, LLC
target: SiteLock
SiteLock is a leader in comprehensive cybersecurity solutions for organizations. Its cloud-based, enterprise-grade technologies and deep expertise give organizations of any size access to the same security capabilities the biggest companies use to protect their data.
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closed 3/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Fortinet Inc., acquired ShieldX Networks

synopsis: Fortinet, a worldwide provider of network security appliances, has acquired ShieldX, a cloud and network security solutions provider. ShieldX's cloud-native platform continuously discovers workloads, identifies risk, and enforces security policies to protect sensitive data from cyber threats.
buyer: Fortinet Inc. (FTNT:$2,727.00)
Fortinet is a worldwide provider of network security appliances and a market leader in unified threat management (UTM). Their unique security fabric combines purpose-built ASICs, an intuitive operating system, and applied threat intelligence to provide security, better visibility and control. "
target: ShieldX Networks
ShieldX is a cloud and network security solutions provider. ShieldX redefines cloud security to better protect organizations against cyber threats. Their cloud-native platform continuously discovers workloads, identifies risk, and enforces security policies to protect sensitive data.
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closed 1/14/2021 via BusinessWire

Entrust Corporation, acquired HyTrust, Inc.

synopsis: Entrust a global leader in trusted identity, payments and data protection, announced that it has acquired HyTrust, Inc. an innovative provider of virtualized and multi-cloud data encryption, key management, and cloud security posture management solutions.
buyer: Entrust Corporation
Entrust keeps the world moving safely by enabling trusted identities, payments and data protection. Today more than ever, people demand seamless, secure experiences, whether they’re crossing borders, making a purchase, accessing e-government services or logging into corporate networks. "
target: HyTrust, Inc.
HyTrust provides solutions that automate security controls for software-defined computing, networking and storage workloads to achieve the highest levels of visibility, granular policy control and data protection.
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announced 1/7/2021 via BusinessWire

F5 Networks Inc., will acquire Volterra

synopsis: F5 Networks, the leader in application security and delivery, will acquire Volterra, the first universal edge-as-a-service platform. With the addition of Volterra’s technology platform, F5 is creating an edge platform built for enterprises and service providers that will be security-first and app-driven with unlimited scale.
buyer: F5 Networks Inc. (FFIV:$2,536.24)
F5 provides solutions for an application world. They help organizations seamlessly scale cloud, data center, and software defined networking deployments to successfully deliver applications to anyone, anywhere, at any time. "
target: Volterra
Based in Santa Clara, CA, Volterra provides a distributed cloud services platform to deploy, network and secure applications across multi-cloud and the edge.
price ($mm)
$500
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closed 10/28/2020 via Company Press Release

Akamai Technologies, acquired Asavie

synopsis: Akamai Technologies, Inc., the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, has acquired Asavie, whose global platform manages the security, performance and access policies for mobile and internet-connected devices.
buyer: Akamai Technologies (AKAM:$3,123.99)
Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. "
target: Asavie
Asavie delivers secure, frictionless access to business resources for a fully mobile workforce. The company automates the creation of self-serve, private, network-based services that secure access from mobile and internet-connected devices to applications and data.
price ($mm)
$181
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closed 2/10/2006 via

Verisign, Inc., acquired Snapcentric, Inc.

synopsis: Payment authenticator VeriSign acquired Snapcentric for $12 million on Friday to build a fraud detection service to protect against online identity theft.
buyer: Verisign, Inc. (VRSN:$1,245.85)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence. "
target: Snapcentric, Inc.
Snapcentric Verify™ provides a real-time user verification and transaction monitoring system for fighting identity theft and application fraud.
price ($mm)
$12
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closed 2/10/2006 via

Verisign, Inc., acquired Snapcentric, Inc.

synopsis: Payment authenticator VeriSign acquired Snapcentric for $12 million on Friday to build a fraud detection service to protect against online identity theft.
buyer: Verisign, Inc. (VRSN:$1,245.85)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence. "
target: Snapcentric, Inc.
Snapcentric Verify™ provides a real-time user verification and transaction monitoring system for fighting identity theft and application fraud.
price ($mm)
$12
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closed 10/8/2020 via BusinessWire

Information Resources, Inc., acquired Retail Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: IRI, a global leader in innovative solutions and services for consumer, CPG, retail and media companies, announced that it has acquired Retail Solutions, Inc. (RSi), the leading provider of supply chain solutions for CPG manufacturers and retailers.
buyer parent: Vestar Capital Partners
buyer: Information Resources, Inc.
Information Resources, Inc. is a leading provider of big data, predictive analytics and forward-looking insights that help CPG companies, OTC health care organizations, retailers, financial services and media companies grow their businesses. "
target parent: VeriSign, Inc.
target: Retail Solutions, Inc.
Retail Solutions is a leading provider of demand data management tools and services for retailers and consumer goods companies seeking to maximize their profitability and efficiency.
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closed 4/3/2017 via BusinessWire

Accenture, acquired iDEFENSE, Inc.

synopsis: Accenture has completed its acquisition of the iDefense Security Intelligence Services business from VeriSign, Inc. iDefense is one of the world’s first and most prolific cyber threat intelligence businesses with proven capabilities in making its intelligence both timely and actionable for clients.
buyer: Accenture (ACN:$50,533.39)
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance. "
target parent: VeriSign, Inc.
target: iDEFENSE, Inc.
Verisign iDefense gives security and risk management professionals relevant, timely and actionable security intelligence, enabling businesses and governments to make smarter decisions to defend against new and evolving threats.
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closed 8/9/2010 via Market Wire

Symantec Corporation, purchased Authentication Services Business from VeriSign, Inc.

synopsis: Symantec Corp. announced it has completed its acquisition of VeriSign's identity and authentication business, which includes the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Code Signing Certificate Services, the Managed Public Key Infrastructure (MPKI) Services, the VeriSign Trust Seal and the VeriSign Identity Protection (VIP) Authentication Service.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$2,472.00)
Symantec is a global leader in infrastructure software, enabling businesses and consumers to have confidence in a connected world. The company helps customers protect their infrastructure, information and interactions by delivering software and services that address risks to security. "
seller: VeriSign, Inc. (VRSN:$1,245.85)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,268 [$1,140]
rev ($mm)
$410
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/16/2009 via PR Newswire

Mobile Messenger, acquired m-Qube

synopsis: Mobile Messenger, the leading mobile solutions provider, announced that it acquired m-Qube, Inc., the nation's largest mobile messaging aggregator, from VeriSign, Inc. Mobile Messenger obtains m-Qube's direct connections to North American carriers, and its entire business delivering standard and premium mobile content to customers.
buyer parent: Silver Lake Partners
buyer: Mobile Messenger
Mobile Messenger is the leading Mobile Solutions Provider, supplying its partners with cutting edge technology and services that facilitate the marketing, distribution, and monetization of digital content to mobile devices. "
target parent: VeriSign, Inc.
target: m-Qube
m-Qube was founded in 2001 with a vision of creating the software and services required to enable companies to take advantage of wireless as an interactive communications and marketing channel.
price ($mm)
$19
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closed 10/1/2009 via PR Newswire

AT&T, purchased The Global Consulting Services Business from VeriSign, Inc.

synopsis: AT&T announced the acquisition of VeriSign's gobal security consulting business. The Global Consulting Services business helps Fortune 500 companies understand corporate security requirements, navigate diverse regulations, identify security vulnerabilities, defend against and respond to attacks, and reduce risk.
buyer: AT&T (T:$176,015.00)
AT&T Inc. is a premier communications holding company. Its subsidiaries and affiliates, AT&T operating companies, are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. "
seller: 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.
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closed 10/26/2009 via BusinessWire

Syniverse Technologies, purchased Mobile Messaging from VeriSign, Inc.

synopsis: Significantly expanding its position in the global mobile messaging space, Syniverse Technologies announced that it completed its acquisition of VeriSign, Inc.’s Messaging and Mobile Media Services.
buyer: Syniverse Technologies
Syniverse Technologies solutions allow more than 650 communications companies in over 140 countries to provide seamless mobile services by making it possible for disparate technologies and standards to interoperate. "
seller: VeriSign, Inc. (VRSN:$1,245.85)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence.
price ($mm)
$175
rev ($mm)
$140
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.2x
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closed 7/7/2009 via PR Newswire

SecureWorks Inc, purchased Managed Security Services from VeriSign, Inc.

synopsis: SecureWorks, Inc., a market leading provider of security services, has closed its acquisition of the Managed Security Services (MSS) business from VeriSign,Inc. With this acquisition, SecureWorks strengthens its leadership position as a global, pure-play security services provider.
buyer: SecureWorks Inc (:$562.98)
SecureWorks is a market leading provider of world-class information security services with over 2,600 clients worldwide. Organizations of all sizes, including more than ten percent of the Fortune 500, rely on SecureWorks to protect their assets, improve compliance and reduce costs. "
seller: VeriSign, Inc. (VRSN:$1,245.85)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence.
price ($mm)
$43
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closed 6/19/2007 via BusinessWire

Sedo, acquired GreatDomains LLC

synopsis: Sedo has purchased GreatDomains from VeriSign, Inc. Sedo.com is the leading online marketplace for the buying and selling of domain names, and GreatDomains is an established marketplace focused exclusively on the trading of high-quality, generic domain names.
buyer: Sedo
Sedo, an acronym for "Search Engine for Domain Offers," is the leading online marketplace for buying and selling domain names and websites. Headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., Sedo has assembled the world's largest database of domain names for sale, with more than 7 million listings. "
target parent: VeriSign, Inc.
target: GreatDomains LLC
GreatDomains is the marketplace for the world's finest domain names. . GreatDomains holds monthly Premium Auction Events and features traditional Offer/Counter-Offer listings for qualifying domains.
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closed 11/30/2006 via

Verisign, Inc., acquired Incode Telecom Group

synopsis: VeriSign, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent infrastructure for the networked world, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire inCode Wireless, a global business and technology consulting firm.
buyer: Verisign, Inc. (VRSN:$1,245.85)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence. "
target parent: Focus Ventures
target: Incode Telecom Group
inCode has become a global force in wireless business and technology consulting, with 14 offices in 10 countries. The company provides strategy consulting services to nearly every major wireless, wireline, cable operator and telecom equipment manufacturer, as well as leading enterprises.
price ($mm)
$52
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closed 11/30/2006 via

Verisign, Inc., acquired Incode Telecom Group

synopsis: VeriSign, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent infrastructure for the networked world, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire inCode Wireless, a global business and technology consulting firm.
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 parent: Focus Ventures
target: Incode Telecom Group
inCode has become a global force in wireless business and technology consulting, with 14 offices in 10 countries. The company provides strategy consulting services to nearly every major wireless, wireline, cable operator and telecom equipment manufacturer, as well as leading enterprises.
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$52
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closed 1/31/2007 via

The News Corporation Limited, acquired Jamba! AG

synopsis: News Corporation and VeriSign announced a joint venture to form the world's largest provider of mobile entertainment. News Corp. will pay approximately $188 million for a controlling interest in VeriSign's wholly-owned Jamba subsidiary and will combine it with Fox Mobile Entertainment assets.
buyer: The News Corporation Limited (NWSA:$8,720.00)
News Corporation is a diversified entertainment company with operations in eight industry segments: filmed entertainment; television; cable network programming; direct broadcast satellite television; magazines and inserts; newspapers; book publishing; and other. "
target parent: VeriSign, Inc.
target: Jamba! AG
Jamba! AG is the leading German portal for the mobile Internet. Jamba! develops, distributes and mediates content and services for next-generation mobile phones. Jamba! provides entertainment services including ring tones, Java games, news and internet shopping services for mobile phone users.
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$188*
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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:$1,245.85)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence. "
target: GeoTrust, Inc.
GeoTrust is the world’s second largest digital certificate provider, and a leader in a wide variety of Identity and Trust services. GeoTrust’s comprehensive array of technologies enables organizations of all sizes to secure e-business transactions cost-effectively.
price ($mm)
$125
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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:$1,245.85)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence. "
target: GeoTrust, Inc.
GeoTrust is the world’s second largest digital certificate provider, and a leader in a wide variety of Identity and Trust services. GeoTrust’s comprehensive array of technologies enables organizations of all sizes to secure e-business transactions cost-effectively.
price ($mm)
$125
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/1/2006 via PR Newswire

Verisign, Inc., acquired m-Qube

synopsis: VeriSign, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent infrastructure services for the Internet and telecommunications networks, announced the successful completion of its acquisition of m-Qube, effective today.
buyer: Verisign, Inc. (VRSN:$1,245.85)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence. "
target: m-Qube
m-Qube was founded in 2001 with a vision of creating the software and services required to enable companies to take advantage of wireless as an interactive communications and marketing channel.
price ($mm)
$250
rev ($mm)
$83
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/1/2006 via PR Newswire

Verisign, Inc., acquired m-Qube

synopsis: VeriSign, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent infrastructure services for the Internet and telecommunications networks, announced the successful completion of its acquisition of m-Qube, effective today.
buyer: Verisign, Inc. (VRSN:$1,245.85)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence. "
target: m-Qube
m-Qube was founded in 2001 with a vision of creating the software and services required to enable companies to take advantage of wireless as an interactive communications and marketing channel.
price ($mm)
$250
rev ($mm)
$83
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/14/2006 via

Verisign, Inc., acquired Kontiki, Inc.

synopsis: VeriSign also announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Kontiki, a leading provider of managed peer delivery systems for high-quality video, software and digital content. The acquisition price is approximately $62 million dollars.
buyer: Verisign, Inc. (VRSN:$1,245.85)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence. "
target: Kontiki, Inc.
Kontiki provides competitive advantage to its customers by increasing the value of their existing network and computing infrastructure for corporate video communications. Kontiki's patent-pending Grid Delivery Technology taps the unused resources of networked PCs and servers, allowing enterprises to
price ($mm)
$62
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/14/2006 via

Verisign, Inc., acquired Kontiki, Inc.

synopsis: VeriSign also announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Kontiki, a leading provider of managed peer delivery systems for high-quality video, software and digital content. The acquisition price is approximately $62 million dollars.
buyer: Verisign, Inc. (VRSN:$1,245.85)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence. "
target: Kontiki, Inc.
Kontiki provides competitive advantage to its customers by increasing the value of their existing network and computing infrastructure for corporate video communications. Kontiki's patent-pending Grid Delivery Technology taps the unused resources of networked PCs and servers, allowing enterprises to
price ($mm)
$62
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/13/2006 via PR Newswire

Verisign, Inc., acquired 3united Mobile Solutions ag

synopsis: VeriSign also completed the acquisition of 3united Mobile Solutions ag, for which it paid 55 million Euros.
buyer: Verisign, Inc. (VRSN:$1,245.85)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence. "
target: 3united Mobile Solutions ag
3united connects international mobile operators with business enterprises to help them utilize mobile services to complement their core businesses.
price ($mm)
$69
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/13/2006 via PR Newswire

Verisign, Inc., acquired 3united Mobile Solutions ag

synopsis: VeriSign also completed the acquisition of 3united Mobile Solutions ag, for which it paid 55 million Euros.
buyer: Verisign, Inc. (VRSN:$1,245.85)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence. "
target: 3united Mobile Solutions ag
3united connects international mobile operators with business enterprises to help them utilize mobile services to complement their core businesses.
price ($mm)
$69
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/10/2006 via

Verisign, Inc., acquired Snapcentric, Inc.

synopsis: Payment authenticator VeriSign acquired Snapcentric for $12 million on Friday to build a fraud detection service to protect against online identity theft.
buyer: Verisign, Inc. (VRSN:$1,245.85)
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, VeriSign helps companies and consumers all over the world engage in communications and commerce with confidence. "
target: Snapcentric, Inc.
Snapcentric Verify™ provides a real-time user verification and transaction monitoring system for fighting identity theft and application fraud.
price ($mm)
$12
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 8/1/2016 via Company Press Release

Corporation Service Company, acquired NetNames

synopsis: HgCapital has announced that it has agreed the sale of NetNames, a leading provider of global brand protection and internet domain name management services, to CSC, a US-based, leading provider of business administration services to corporations.
buyer: Corporation Service Company
Corporation Service Company provides matter management, corporate compliance, and trustee services; corporate identity protection services to top global brands; and due diligence and transactional services to the world’s largest financial institutions. "
target parent: HgCapital
target: NetNames
NetNames is a leader in online brand protection protecting the digital presence of brands across the globe. NetNames offers leading end-to-end brand protection solutions, corporate domain name management, and online security solutions.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/29/2014 via PR Newswire

NetNames, acquired WebIP

synopsis: NetNames, the global leader in online brand protection and corporate domain name management, has acquired WebIP, a leader in corporate domain name management in the Australian market.
buyer parent: HgCapital
buyer: NetNames
NetNames is a leader in online brand protection protecting the digital presence of brands across the globe. NetNames offers leading end-to-end brand protection solutions, corporate domain name management, and online security solutions. NetNames also protects digital assets of global brands "
target: WebIP
Web IP is an Australian based ICANN accredited registrar providing online brand management solutions to large corporate and Government organisations. The Web IP head office is located in central Melbourne, Australia, with a client base spanning Australia, New Zealand, Europe and the U.S.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/31/2012 via BNC Analysis

Rebellion Media Group Inc, acquired Universal Properties Corp.

synopsis: Rebellion Media has completed the acquisition of Universal Properties, a portfolio of direct navigation domains and established websites including osha.com, findanyone.com, HazwoperTraining.com and whmisdirect.com.
buyer: Rebellion Media Group Inc
Rebellion Media is a leading digital media company. They create and acquire digital media properties within their targeted categories (health & wellness, technology, entertainment and sports) and power them with an innovative content, traffic and monetization platform. "
target: Universal Properties Corp.
Universal Properties Corp. is an online digital property company. They own and manage several thousand Top Level generic domain names for optimized paid search and web developement purposes. They also design and build out custom full-scale web services and innovative mobile applications.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 9/26/2011 via BNC Analysis

HgCapital, will acquire Group NBT plc

synopsis: London midmarket fund HgCapital LLP announced an agreed take-private offer for British Web-hosting company Group NBT plc. Group NBT plc provides domain name, Web hosting, brand protection, and other Internet related services worldwide.
buyer: HgCapital
HgCapital is a leading investor in the European private equity market. Successor to Mercury Private Equity, which was acquired by Merrill Lynch. Mercury Private Equity staff acquired the business from Merrill Lynch and renamed it HgCapital. HgCapital has funds under management of €2.5 billion. "
target: Group NBT plc (GB:NBT:$79.47)
Group NBT plc provides domain name, Web hosting, brand protection, and other Internet related services worldwide. The company offers managed hosting services in the United Kingdom and continental Europe under the NetBenefit brand name.
price ($mm)[EV]
$221 [$211]
rev ($mm)
$77
EBITDA ($mm)
$16
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
13.6x
closed 8/2/2011 via PR Newswire

Tucows Inc., acquired EPAG Domainservices GmbH

synopsis: Tucows, a provider of domain names, email and other Internet services, announced that it has acquired all the shares of EPAG Domainservices GmbH from QSC AG. EPAG, based in Bonn, Germany, is an ICANN-accredited registrar with over 400,000 domains under management and is notable for offering over 200 Top Level Domains.
buyer: Tucows Inc. (TCX:$186.97)
Tucows Inc. provides domain names, email and other services through its extensive reseller network, called its OpenSRS group. OpenSRS manages over eleven million domain names and millions of email boxes through a reseller network of over 11,000 web hosts and ISPs. "
target parent: QSC AG
target: EPAG Domainservices GmbH
EPAG Domainservices GmbH, based in Bonn, Germany, is an ICANN-accredited registrar with over 400,000 domains under management and is notable for offering over 200 Top Level Domains (TLDs).
price ($mm)
$2.10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/24/2009 via BusinessWire

Sedo.com, LLC, acquired RevenueDirect

synopsis: Sedo, the leading online marketplace for buying and selling domain names, announced the acquisition of RevenueDirect, a provider of top-tier domain parking services for professional domain investors. The acquisition of RevenueDirect’s substantial customer base significantly increases Sedo’s North American market share.
buyer parent: United Internet AG
buyer: Sedo.com, LLC
Sedo, an acronym for "Search Engine for Domain Offers," is the leading online marketplace for buying and selling domain names and websites. Headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., Sedo has assembled the world's largest database of domain names for sale, with more than 7 million listings. "
target parent: Dotster Inc.
target: RevenueDirect
RevenueDirect, based in Vancouver Washington, is a leading domain monetization service provider. We offer responsive personal service, keyword optimization flexibility, and detailed automated reporting with actionable intelligence about domain traffic.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/23/2009 via Market Wire

Metatron, Inc., acquired PB Magic, Inc.

synopsis: Metatron, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of PB Magic, Inc. Founded in 2000, PB Magic provides web hosting, design, development, custom programming, database integration, and PPC/SEC advertising campaign management to Fortune 500, public sector and small business clientele.
buyer: Metatron, Inc. (MRNJ:$0.20)
Metatron Inc. is a diversified internet holding company with a mission to harness the power of today's online and wireless consumer interactivity to make daily life easier, more productive and more entertaining for people all over the world. "
target: PB Magic, Inc.
Founded in 2000, PB Magic provides web hosting, design, development, custom programming, database integration, and PPC/SEC advertising campaign management to Fortune 500, public sector and small business clientele.
price ($mm)
$0.78
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/28/2009 via BusinessWire

Alibaba.com Corporation, acquired China Civilink

synopsis: Alibaba.com has completed a share purchase agreement of China Civilink which operates as HiChina Web Solutions, a leading eCommerce company that provides domain name registration. This was the first of a two phase deal with Alibaba.com acquiring 85 percent of HiChina.
buyer: Alibaba.com Corporation (BABA:$68,951.68)
Alibaba.com is China's leading e-commerce company, operating the world's largest online marketplaces for both international and domestic China trade, as well as China's most popular online payment system, AliPay. "
target parent: SYNNEX Information Technologies
target: China Civilink
China Civilink operates as HiChina Web Solutions, and is the leading Internet application service provider in China. HiChina provides comprehensive Internet application services to businesses, including domain services, hosting services, and email systems.
price ($mm)
$57*
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/31/2007 via BusinessWire

Oversee.net, acquired Moniker Online Services LLC

synopsis: Oversee.net, a leading technology-driven online marketing solutions company, and Moniker®, one of the fastest-growing providers of domain name registration, domain asset management, and monetization services, announced that Oversee has acquired Moniker. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: Oversee.net
Oversee.net is a technology-driven online media company that delivers innovative advertising and marketing solutions to the search (information.com), display advertising (revenue.net), and lead generation (low.com and degrees.com) segments. "
target parent: Seevast, Corp
target: Moniker Online Services LLC
Moniker.com is one of the top 3 fastest growing ICANN Accredited domain name registrars, offering domain registration, domain name sales and escrow, domain traffic monetization, website hosting and domain portfolio management services for individuals and businesses.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/5/2007 via BusinessWire

NameMedia, Inc., acquired SmartName.com

synopsis: NameMedia has acquired SmartName.com, one of the pioneers in providing monetization services for owners of high value domain name portfolios. As advisors to NameMedia , SmartName founders Ari Goldberger and Lawrence Fischer will continue to drive the strategy, innovation and customer service that has made SmartName an industry leader.
buyer parent: Highland Capital Holdings Corporation
buyer: NameMedia, Inc.
NameMedia is the industry leader in Direct Search and the marketplace for premium domain names. The company leverages the power of Direct Search through a proprietary publishing platform that creates revenue-generating search destinations. "
target: SmartName.com
SmartName.com is a pioneer in providing monetization services for owners of high value domain name portfolios. We will work closely with you to reap the full potential of your investment with your domain name network that enhances the brand value of your domains and increases overall traffic.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/8/2006 via Company Press Release

Seevast, Corp, will acquire Moniker Online Services LLC

synopsis: Seevast has announced the acquisition of Moniker.com, the industry leader in domain sales and asset management, which includes domain name registration and management, live domain auctions, escrow, appraisals and domain traffic monetization services.
buyer: Seevast, Corp
Seevast will be managed by experienced, industry-recognized professionals to provide innovative Web-based marketing services for its clients. "
target: Moniker Online Services LLC
Moniker.com is one of the top 3 fastest growing ICANN Accredited domain name registrars, offering domain registration, domain name sales and escrow, domain traffic monetization, website hosting and domain portfolio management services for individuals and businesses.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

Google, acquired CloudSimple

synopsis: Google has acquired CloudSimple, a company that provides a service to the world’s leading cloud vendors to deploy and manage workloads in a dedicated, private cloud in public clouds. With the full support of Microsoft and VMware, the first offering is a service for VMware.
buyer: Google (GOOGL:$196,682.00)
Google is a multinational corporation that is specialized in internet-related services, products, and platforms like Search, Maps, Gmail, Android, Google Play, Chrome and YouTube. Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. "
target: CloudSimple
CloudSimple provides a service to the world’s leading cloud vendors to deploy and manage workloads in a dedicated, private cloud in public clouds. With the full support of Microsoft and VMware, the first offering is a service for VMware.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/30/2011 via BusinessWire

Dimension Data Holdings plc, acquired OpSource, Inc.

synopsis: Dimension Data announced that it has acquired OpSource, an enterprise cloud company, in a deal that will see Dimension Data, a wholly owned subsidiary of NTT Holdings, accelerate its cloud computing services offerings.
buyer parent: NTT Communications Corporation
buyer: Dimension Data Holdings plc
Dimension Data plc, a specialist IT services and solution provider, helps clients plan, build, support and manage their IT infrastructures. Dimension Data applies its expertise in networking, security, operating environments, storage and contact center technologies. "
target: OpSource, Inc.
OpSource delivers Web applications and software-as-a-service for on-demand companies, with hundreds of applications, millions of users and billions of transactions supported daily. OpSource On-Demand, the leading platform for Web application delivery, is defining how Web-based software is delivered.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/20/2019 via PR Newswire

CherryRoad Technologies, acquired Superb Internet Corp.

synopsis: CherryRoad Technologies Inc., a leading integrator of enterprise software and digital technology solutions, has acquired Superb Internet Corp., a leading provider of cloud hosting and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) services to global clients, worldwide.
buyer: CherryRoad Technologies
CherryRoad Technologies is a leading integrator of enterprise software and digital technology solutions. CherryRoad Technologies provides comprehensive systems integration and consulting services that maximize their client's enterprise performance. "
target: Superb Internet Corp.
Superb Internet is a leading provider of cloud hosting and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) services to global clients. Superb Internet provides a comprehensive range of services, including domain registration and web-site hosting, colocation, bandwidth, dedicated servers, and cloud hosting.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/1/2010 via PR Newswire

Globalpark GmbH, acquired WP-Experts GMBH

synopsis: Globalpark, a leading provider of panel community and survey software, has acquired award-winning rich Internet application and business portal designers, WP-Experts. The acquisition adds manpower and expertise to the software development team, and WP-Experts' two principals will join the Globalpark executive board.
buyer: Globalpark GmbH
Globalpark provides panel community and survey software that enables organizations to manage what matters across the enterprise. By capturing feedback and tracking behaviour of customers, employees and partners, they gain insights that drive better business decisions. "
target: WP-Experts GMBH
WP-Experts design and implement custom enterprise portals for international clients like Bayer, UBS, Generali and PricewaterhouseCoopers. They have a strong focus on Rich Internet Applications (RIA) and Rapid Application Development (RAD).
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
cancelled 6/21/2006 via Reuters

Web.com, Inc., cancelled an acquisition of WebSource Media, LLC.

synopsis: Web.com Inc. said it has filed to rescind its recent acquisition of privately held WebSource Media LLC, announced about a month ago. The company said U.S. Federal Trade Commission had recently filed a sealed action against WebSource Media and its members, alleging unfair business practices prior to the acquisition.
buyer: Web.com, Inc. (NasdaqGS:WEB:$750.88)
Web.com, Inc., formerly Interland, Inc., is the leading destination for the simplest, yet most powerful solutions for websites and web services. Web.com offers do-it-yourself and professional website design, website hosting, ecommerce, web marketing and email. "
target: WebSource Media, LLC.
There are still thousands of businesses and organizations that do not utilize the power of the Internet. With customers of every type in every state, WebSource Media has set the pace for the Web site creation industry.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$9
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/7/2013 via BusinessWire

Demand Media, Inc., acquired Name.com

synopsis: Demand Media®, a leading digital media company, announced the acquisition of Denver-based Name.com, a domain name registrar known for its strong retail footprint, award-winning customer service and creative spirit. The acquisition is intended to expand Demand Media’s platform as it prepares for the historic release of new Top Level Domains.
buyer: Demand Media, Inc. (LFGR:$154.96)
Demand Media, Inc. is a leading digital media company that informs and entertains one of the internet’s largest audiences, helps advertisers find innovative ways to engage with their customers and enables publishers to expand their online presence. "
target: Name.com
Founded in 2003, Name.com customers have registered nearly 1.5 million domains, and use the company’s tools and services to grow their online presence. Name.com provides a direct channel to reach consumers and small businesses as they develop and manage their online identities.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/28/2011 via GlobeNewswire

Web.com, Inc., acquired Network Solutions, LLC

synopsis: Web.com Group, Inc., a leading provider of internet services and online marketing solutions for small businesses, announced the successful completion of the acquisition of Network Solutions from NetSol Holdings LLC. Network Solutions offers a full range of Web-related servicess, including e-mail and domain name registration services.
buyer: Web.com, Inc. (NasdaqGS:WEB:$750.88)
Web.com Group, Inc. is a leading provider of internet services and online marketing solutions for small and medium businesses. Web.com meets the needs of small and medium businesses anywhere along their lifecycle by offering a full range of online services and support. "
target parent: General Atlantic, LLC
target: Network Solutions, LLC
Network Solutions, LLC, a leading provider of online solutions for small businesses who want to be found on the Internet or sell online, and the pioneer of the domain name registration service, offers a full range of Web-related servicess, including e-mail and domain name registration services.
price ($mm)
$794
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$90
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
8.8x
closed 3/8/2007 via BusinessWire

General Atlantic, LLC, acquired Network Solutions, Inc.

synopsis: Network Solutions, the leading provider of online solutions for small businesses, announced that General Atlantic, a leading global private equity firm, has completed its transaction to acquire Network Solutions from Najafi Companies (formerly Pivotal Private Equity). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
buyer: General Atlantic, LLC
General Atlantic is a leading global growth equity firm providing capital and strategic support for growth companies. GA combines a collaborative global approach, sector specific expertise, long-term investment horizon and a deep understanding of growth drivers. "
target parent: Najafi Companies
target: Network Solutions, Inc.
Network Solutions, LLC, a leading provider of online solutions for small businesses who want to be found on the Internet or sell online, and the pioneer of the domain name registration service, offers a full range of Web-related servicess, including e-mail and domain name registration services.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/22/2017 via Reuters

Wangsu Science & Technology Co Ltd, will acquire CDNetworks Co., Ltd.

synopsis: Wangsu Science & Technology, a company principally engaged in the provision of telecommunication value-added services, is acquiring CDNetworks from KDDI Corp. CDNetworks is a full-service content delivery network which provides technology, network infrastructure, and customer services for the delivery of Internet content and applications.
buyer: Wangsu Science & Technology Co Ltd (SZSE:300017:$674.98)
Wangsu Science & Technology Co.,Ltd. is principally engaged in the provision of telecommunication value-added services. The Company offers content delivery network (CDN) services and Internet data center (IDC) services. "
target parent: KDDI Corporation
target: CDNetworks Co., Ltd.
Founded in 2000, CDNetworks is a full-service content delivery network which provides technology, network infrastructure, and customer services for the delivery of Internet content and applications.
price ($mm)
$188*
rev ($mm)
$87
EBITDA ($mm)
$13
EV / rev
2.2x
EV / EBITDA
14.6x

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Employees
63
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Ticker: AIM:DFX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Defenx
Defenx
Founded in 2009, Defenx is a fast-growing and profitable security software company that offers a range of products for the mobile, PC and network security markets. Defenx security software is priced competitively, fully featured and efficient.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$5.02
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
$1.13
Net Income ($mm)
$0.21
Employees
6
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Ticker: TSE:4704
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trend Micro Inc.
Trend Micro Inc.
As a global leader in IT security, Trend Micro develops innovative security solutions that make the world safe for businesses and consumers to exchange digital information. They are recognized as the market leader in server security, cloud security, and small business content security.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,496.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$479.05
EBIT ($mm)
$334.22
Net Income ($mm)
$262.51
Employees
6562
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Ticker: CRWD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CrowdStrike
CrowdStrike
CrowdStrike provides cloud-delivered endpoint and workload protection. Leveraging artificial intelligence (AI), the CrowdStrike Falcon platform protects customers against cyberattacks on endpoints and workloads on or off the network by offering visibility and protection across the enterprise.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$761.62
EBITDA ($mm)
($77.53)
EBIT ($mm)
($105.74)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3163
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Ticker: QLYS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Qualys, Inc.
Qualys, Inc.
Qualys, Inc. is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions. Qualys helps organizations streamline their security and compliance solutions in a single platform and build security into digital transformation initiatives for better outcomes and substantial savings.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$384.33
EBITDA ($mm)
$112.45
EBIT ($mm)
$77.37
Net Income ($mm)
$67.93
Employees
1535
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Varonis Systems
Varonis is a pioneer in data security and analytics. Varonis' Data Security Platform detects insider threats and cyberattacks by analyzing data, account activity, and user behavior. Their platform prevents and limits disaster by discovering and locking down sensitive, regulated and stale data.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$270.05
EBITDA ($mm)
($75.90)
EBIT ($mm)
($85.22)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1574
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Ticker: MOBL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MobileIron
MobileIron is redefining enterprise security with the industry’s first mobile-centric, zero trust platform built on the foundation of unified endpoint management (UEM) to secure access and protect data across the perimeter-less enterprise.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$214.91
EBITDA ($mm)
($30.76)
EBIT ($mm)
($34.11)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
870
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Ticker: ENXTPA:INSD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
INSIDE Secure
INSIDE Secure
Inside Secure is at the heart of security solutions for mobile and connected devices, providing software, silicon IP, tools and know-how needed to protect customers’ transactions, content, applications, and communications.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$46.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.18
EBIT ($mm)
$6.80
Net Income ($mm)
$4.62
Employees
160
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Ticker:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Route1 Inc.
Route1 Inc.
Route1 is an advanced North American provider of industrial-grade data intelligence, user authentication, and ultra-secure mobile workforce solutions. The Company helps all manner of organizations to make intelligent use of devices and data for immediate process improvements.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$22.88
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.30
EBIT ($mm)
$0.89
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
38
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Ticker: OM:IRIS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Irisity AB
Irisity AB
Irisity is a Swedish leader in intelligent camera surveillance. Using AI and proactive, self-learning algorithms, Irisity's SaaS solution upgrades both existing and new surveillance cameras and monitoring systems from passive to proactive alarming devices.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$6.34
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.60)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.50)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
49
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Ticker: VRSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, Verisign helps companies and consumers all over the world connect between the dots.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,245.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$863.51
EBIT ($mm)
$817.23
Net Income ($mm)
$788.83
Employees
872
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Ticker: VRSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, Verisign helps companies and consumers all over the world connect between the dots.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,245.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$863.51
EBIT ($mm)
$817.23
Net Income ($mm)
$788.83
Employees
872
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Ticker: TCX
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tucows Inc.
Tucows Inc.
Tucows Inc. provides domain names, email and other services through its extensive reseller network, called its OpenSRS group. OpenSRS manages over eleven million domain names and millions of email boxes through a reseller network of over 11,000 web hosts and ISPs.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$186.97
EBITDA ($mm)
$26.91
EBIT ($mm)
$24.47
Net Income ($mm)
$16.35
Employees
325
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Ticker: BOVESPA:LWSA3
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Locaweb
Locaweb
Locaweb offers hosting services for Website and Web pages in Brazil. It offers infrastructure as a service, including cloud servers, physical servers and data center services; and platform as a service that include Website hosting, hosting in cloud, domain and other services.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$106.91
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.42
EBIT ($mm)
$9.92
Net Income ($mm)
$2.68
Employees
500
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Ticker: OTCPK:CLWD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CloudCommerce, Inc.
CloudCommerce, Inc.
CloudCommerce Inc. is a global provider of cloud-driven e-commerce and mobile commerce solutions. Through their wholly owned subsidiaries, they provide online merchants and leading brands with complete solutions for successfully conducting business with customers anytime, anywhere and on any device.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$4.23
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.64)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.15)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
69
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Ticker: OTCPK:DTST
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Data Storage Corporation
Data Storage Corporation
Data Storage Corporation provides a highly secure, enterprise level cloud for IBM i Power systems and Windows, assisting companies in the migration process, while reducing capex and providing flexibility for seasonality with on-demand compute power.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$9.27
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.08
EBIT ($mm)
$0.10
Net Income ($mm)
$0.28
Employees
12
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Ticker: ASX:IAB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inabox Group Limited
Inabox Group Limited
Inabox Group Limited is a leading supplier of next generation IT, cloud and IP telephony services. Established in 2003 and listed in 2013, they are one of the few providers in the market that offers a full suite of IT and telecommunications products.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$67.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$3.04
EBIT ($mm)
$1.76
Net Income ($mm)
$0.70
Employees
71
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Ticker: OM:BINERO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Binero Group AB
Binero Group AB
Binero Group is a Swedish supplier of digital infrastructure services for companies and individuals with a wide range of services within hosting and cloud services. Binero Group offers web hosting with various complimentary services, development & management of corporate IT infrastructure, and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$13.66
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.74
EBIT ($mm)
$0.07
Net Income ($mm)
$0.43
Employees
230
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Ticker: TSE:9449
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GMO Internet Group
GMO Internet Group
GMO Internet Group is a Japan-based internet company. GMO Internet is one of the most comprehensive providers of industry-leading internet services worldwide. The group provides services for domain registration, web hosting, ecommerce, payment processing, and more.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,797.43
EBITDA ($mm)
$311.81
EBIT ($mm)
$224.87
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
4975
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Ticker: INAP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Internap Network Services Corporation
Internap Network Services Corporation
Internap provides intelligent IT Infrastructure services that combine unmatched performance and platform flexibility to enable its customers to focus on their core business, improve service levels and lower the cost of IT operations.
year
2010
rev ($mm)
$244.16
EBITDA ($mm)
$36.89
EBIT ($mm)
$0.63
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
416
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Ticker: IIJI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Internet Initiative Japan Inc.
Internet Initiative Japan Inc.
Internet Initiative Japan Inc. is one of Japan's leading Internet-access and comprehensive network solutions providers. IIJ and its group of companies provide total network solutions that mainly cater to high-end corporate customers.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,905.68
EBITDA ($mm)
$372.09
EBIT ($mm)
$115.48
Net Income ($mm)
$59.29
Employees
3804
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Ticker: SZSE:300017
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ChinaNetCenter
ChinaNetCenter
ChinaNetCenter is a leading Internet service platform provider and one of the largest content delivery network platforms. With over 3,000 customers across industries, ChinaNetCenter has the most industry coverage and customers in the industry of Internet data centers and content delivery in China.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$674.98
EBITDA ($mm)
$172.43
EBIT ($mm)
$149.05
Net Income ($mm)
$175.04
Employees
2846
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Ticker: TSE:4323
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Japan System Techniques Co. Ltd.
Japan System Techniques Co. Ltd.
Founded in 1973, Japan System Techniques Co., Ltd. (JAST) is a Japanese software development company. Through their subsidiaries the company provides services for system development, web development, mobile app development, search engine optimization, and more.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$148.63
EBITDA ($mm)
$9.49
EBIT ($mm)
$8.15
Net Income ($mm)
$6.12
Employees
920
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Ticker: BME:GIGA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gigas Hosting, S.A.
Gigas Hosting, S.A.
Gigas Hosting S.A. is an international cloud computing services company based in Madrid, Spain. Gigas offers a simple, secure, reliable, scalable, and efficient cloud hosting platform. Their high performance cloud data centers are located in Madrid and Miami and are in a highly secure environment.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$13.64
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.18
EBIT ($mm)
$0.02
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
84
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Ticker: OTCPK:PAYD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Paid Inc.
Paid Inc. offers entertainers and business entities comprehensive web-presence and related services supporting and managing clients’ official websites and fan-community services including e-commerce, user-generated content, client content publishing, social network management, and more.
year
2015
rev ($mm)
$0.19
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.08)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.10)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
5
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