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closed 2/14/2006 via Company Press Release

Symantec Corporation, acquired Relicore, Inc.

synopsis: Symantec Corp. announced it has completed the acquisition of Relicore Inc., a leading provider of data center change and configuration management solutions. This acquisition is a key step in Symantec's creation of an integrated solution for standardized, simplified data center management.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$4,822.00)
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: Relicore, Inc.
Relicore is focused on providing exceptional capabilities to these squeezed IT organizations through intelligent automation. Relicore provides automated IT service configuration management software for distributed application environments.
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announced 2/23/2017 via BusinessWire

Madison Dearborn Partners, will acquire BlueCat Networks

synopsis: BlueCat Networks, a leading provider of Enterprise DNS, announced it has agreed to be acquired by Madison Dearborn Partners (“MDP”), a leading private equity firm based in Chicago. The investment from MDP will focus on the development and marketing of BlueCat’s innovative and highly automated software-based DNS solutions.
buyer: Madison Dearborn Partners
Madison Dearborn Partners (MDP) is a leading private equity investment firm in the United States. Since MDP's formation, the firm has raised seven funds with aggregate capital of approximately $23 billion and has completed approximately 130 investments. "
target: BlueCat Networks
BlueCat delivers Enterprise DNS solutions that enable its customers to build and manage the complex network infrastructure required to meet the rapid pace of change of their business. BlueCat believes that Enterprise DNS will replace all disparate server-based DNS.
price ($mm)
$305
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closed 9/7/2016 via Wall Street Journal

Dell, Inc., acquired EMC Corporation

synopsis: Dell Inc. said it completed its deal to acquire EMC Corp., the largest technology merger in history. EMC designs, builds, and manages flexible, scalable, and secure information infrastructures. The new company, to be named Dell Technologies, aims to be a one-stop shop for information technology sold to business.
buyer: Dell, Inc. (DELL:$91,963.00)
Since 1984, Dell has played a critical role in enabling more affordable and accessible technology around the world. As an end-to-end computing solutions company, Dell continues to transform computing and provide high quality solutions that empower people to do more all over the world. "
target: EMC Corporation (EMC:$24,566.00)
EMC provides the technologies and tools that can help release the power of information. They can help design, build, and manage flexible, scalable, and secure information infrastructures.
price ($mm)[EV]
$66,171 [$67,484]
rev ($mm)
$24,738
EBITDA ($mm)
$5,109
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
13.3x
closed 12/9/2009 via BusinessWire

Hitachi, Ltd., purchased Mobile Communication Software Assets from Nortel Networks Corporation

synopsis: Hitachi, Ltd. announced it has acquired next generation packet core network components, including software products that support the transfer of data over existing wireless networks and the next generation of wireless communications technology, from Nortel Networks Limited, Nortel Networks Inc. and Nortel Networks Technology Corporation.
buyer: Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501:$84,160.95)
Hitachi, Ltd. is a leading global electronics company. The company offers a wide range of systems, products and services in market sectors including information systems, electronic devices, power and industrial systems, consumer products, materials, logistics and financial services. "
seller: Nortel Networks Corporation
Nortel is a recognized leader in delivering communications capabilities that make the promise of Business Made Simple a reality for their customers. Nortel's next-generation technologies, for both service provider and enterprise networks, support multimedia and business-critical applications.
price ($mm)
$10
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closed 1/27/2010 via Market Wire

Oracle Corporation, acquired Sun Microsystems, Inc.

synopsis: Oracle Corporation announced that it had completed its acquisition of Sun Microsystems, Inc. The Sun Solaris operating system is the leading platform for the Oracle database, Oracle’s largest business. With the acquisition of Sun, Oracle can optimize the Oracle database for some of the unique, high-end features of Solaris.
buyer: Oracle Corporation (ORCL:$39,531.00)
Oracle is the world's largest enterprise software company. The company is a leading provider of systems software, including database management, application development, and application server software. "
target: Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Sun Microsystems develops the technologies that power the global marketplace. Guided by a singular vision -- "The Network is the Computer(TM)" -- Sun drives network participation through shared innovation, community development and open source leadership.
price ($mm)[EV]
$7,085 [$5,639]
rev ($mm)
$12,604
EBITDA ($mm)
$687
EV / rev
0.4x
EV / EBITDA
8.2x
closed 11/12/2007 via BusinessWire

Quest Software, Inc., acquired Provision Networks

synopsis: Quest Software, Inc. today announced the acquisition of the assets of Provision Networks Inc. a privately held leader of enterprise-grade presentation and desktop virtualization solutions.
buyer: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software, Inc., a leading enterprise systems management vendor, delivers innovative products that help organizations get more performance and productivity from their applications, databases, Windows infrastructure and virtual environments. "
target: Provision Networks
Provision Networks is a global provider of presentation and desktop virtualization solutions. Provision Networks solutions embrace and extend the Microsoft Terminal Services platform and Virtualization Infrastructure platforms from VMware, Virtual Iron, XenSource, SWSoft, and Microsoft.
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closed 9/24/2007 via BusinessWire

Passageways, purchased Instant Intranet Builder and the IIB client base from Engineered Business Solutions

synopsis: Passageways, a portal solutions provider for financial institutions, announced the acquisition of Houston-based Engineered Business Solutions’ product Instant Intranet Builder and the IIB client base. EBS’s main intranet offering, IIB, enables organizations to create, maintain and manage departments or enterprise intranets.
buyer: Passageways
Passageways is a corporate portal solution provider offering the financial services industry a framework that streamlines and enhances internal communications. Passageways Corporate Portal Framework, provides financial institutions with the ability to increase internal collaboration. "
seller: Engineered Business Solutions
Engineered Business Solutions, a Microsoft Certified Partner and a Microsoft Small Business Specialist, provides professional information technology consulting and services to businesses in the Houston area.
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closed 4/27/2007 via PR Newswire

Rocket Software, Inc., acquired Seagull Software

synopsis: Rocket Software Europe Holding B.V. and Seagull Holding N.V. announce that a total of 9,138,570 shares in the capital of Seagull have been delivered to Rocket. Consequently Rocket now holds 95.75% of the issued and outstanding share capital of Seagull.
buyer: Rocket Software, Inc.
Rocket Software (www.rocketsoftware.com) is a global software development firm that builds and services Enterprise Infrastructure products for the world’s leading OEMs, networks and software companies and enterprises. "
target: Seagull Software
Seagull Software specializes in powering legacy-aware application development, helping organizations accelerate the delivery of business solutions. Seagull's LegaSuite integrated software platform connects IBM mainframe, ICL, iSeries, UNIX/VT and Windows applications and databases to the Web.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$28
EBITDA ($mm)
$0
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
0.0x
closed 8/24/2006 via PR Newswire

Solunet, Inc., acquired Dynavar Corporation

synopsis: Sun Capital Partners, Inc. announced that Solunet, Inc., an affiliated portfolio company, has acquired Dynavar Corporation, a leading technology integrator and solutions provider specializing in a full range of integrated communications solutions that drive next-generation networks for the service provider market.
buyer parent: Sun Capital Partners
buyer: Solunet, Inc.
Solunet, Inc. is a leading supplier of network solutions to Tier II and III telecommunications and internet service providers, as well as enterprise customers. "
target: Dynavar Corporation
Dynavar Corporation is a leading technology integrator and solutions provider specializing in a full range of integrated communication solutions that drive next generation networks for the service provider market.
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closed 4/17/2006 via PR Newswire

Incentra Solutions, Inc., acquired NST, Inc.

synopsis: Incentra Solutions, Inc. announced that it has acquired NST, Inc.. A leading solutions provider in the greater Chicago area and in the central region, NST markets storage, networking and security solutions, as well as professional services to customers in the financial services, healthcare, education, non-profit and manufacturing verticals.
buyer: Incentra Solutions, Inc.
Incentra Solutions, Inc. is a provider of complete IT and storage management solutions to enterprises and managed service providers worldwide. Incentra’s complete solution includes professional services, hardware and software products. "
target: NST, Inc.
Over the last decade, NST, Inc. has introduced an innovative combination of high-quality, cost effective, network-centric products and professional services to an expanding and increasingly loyal customer base.
price ($mm)
$8.16
rev ($mm)
$25
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.3x
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closed 3/1/2006 via BusinessWire

Gores Technology Group, Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC, acquired Enterasys Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Enterasys Networks, Inc., the Secure Networks Company(TM), today announced the completion of the acquisition of the Company by a group of private investors led by The Gores Group, LLC and Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC.
buyer: Tennenbaum Capital Partners, LLC
buyer: Gores Technology Group
Founded in 1987, The Gores Group, LLC is a private equity firm focused on acquiring controlling interests in mature and growing businesses which can benefit from the firm's operating experience and flexible capital base. "
target: Enterasys Networks, Inc.
Enterasys Networks provides best-in-class infrastructure solutions to enterprise customers worldwide.
price ($mm)
$386
rev ($mm)
$357
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
1.1x
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closed 2/17/2006 via

Hewlett-Packard Company, acquired Outerbay Technologies

synopsis: HP has signed a definitive agreement to acquire OuterBay, a leading provider of archiving software for enterprise applications and databases. With OuterBay's technology, HP can help organizations to more effectively manage database growth and improve database performance by up to 80 percent.
buyer: Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ:$58,715.00)
HP is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally. The company's offerings span IT infrastructure, global services, business and home computing, and imaging and printing. "
target: Outerbay Technologies
OuterBay, a leader in information lifecycle management solutions for applications and databases, helps customers monitor, forecast and manage data growth in enterprise application environments.
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closed 2/6/2006 via

Network General Corporation, acquired Fidelia, Inc.

synopsis: Network General announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Fidelia, Inc. of Princeton, N.J. With this acquisition Network General, the undisputed leader in packet flow-based application and network performance management, will expand its product portfolio to cover the entire realm of enterprise application performance management.
buyer: Network General Corporation
Network General™ is a global leader in network and application performance analysis with offices in more than 25 countries worldwide. The company has been providing a broad set of enterprise-class software solutions and intelligent instrumentation that empowers IT organizations. "
target: Fidelia, Inc.
Founded in 2000 by Vikas Aggarwal and a team from Verio (acquired by NTT in 2000 for $6B), Fidelia Technology, Inc. is a privately held, venture-funded software company based in Princeton, New Jersey.
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closed 10/5/2005 via BusinessWire

F5 Networks Inc., acquired Swan Labs Corporation

synopsis: F5 Networks, the global leader in Application Delivery Networking, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Swan Labs Corporation, a leading provider of WAN (Wide Area Network) optimization and application acceleration solutions. F5 announced the execution of a definitive agreement to acquire Swan Labs on September 6, 2005.
buyer: F5 Networks Inc. (FFIV:$2,242.45)
F5 Networks is the global leader in Application Delivery Networking. F5 provides solutions that make applications secure, fast and available for everyone, helping organizations get the most out of their investment. F5 optimizes applications and allows them to work faster and consume fewer resources."
target: Swan Labs Corporation
Swan Labs provides enterprise application delivery solutions that ensure fast and predictable application performance for global customers. Swan Labs solutions accelerate all types of enterprise applications across all networks & dramatically reduces the cost of global IT operations.
price ($mm)
$43
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announced 8/17/2005 via BusinessWire

EMC Corporation(Storage Company), will acquire Rainfinity

synopsis: EMC Corporation, the world leader in information management and storage, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Rainfinity. Based in San Jose, California, privately held Rainfinity is a leading provider of virtualization solutions for heterogeneous networked attached storage (NAS) and file system environments.
buyer: EMC Corporation(Storage Company) (EMC:$24,566.00)
EMC Corporation is the world leader in products, services, and solutions for information management and storage. They are a trusted provider of information infrastructure. "
target: Rainfinity
Rainfinity ensures fast, efficient, always available solutions for critical networked storage resources and security applications. Rainfinity’s solutions plug and play into existing environments, simplify deployment and administration, and significantly reduce costs.
price ($mm)
$100
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announced 3/31/2020 via PR Newswire

Palo Alto Networks, will acquire CloudGenix

synopsis: Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, will be acquiring CloudGenix, an industry-leading cloud-delivered SD-WAN provider. CloudGenix connects sites securely with application awareness to seamlessly integrate cloud, align WAN management with business priority, and reduce remote office hardware and operational costs.
buyer: Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW:$3,121.00)
Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, is shaping the cloud-centric future. By delivering an integrated platform and empowering a growing ecosystem of partners, they are at the forefront of protecting tens of thousands of organizations across clouds, networks, and mobile devices. "
target: CloudGenix
CloudGenix solves WAN challenges by connecting sites securely with application awareness to seamlessly integrate cloud, take advantage of broadband Internet, align WAN management with business priority, and reduce remote office hardware and operational costs.
price ($mm)
$420
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announced 1/21/2020 via GlobeNewswire

VMware, Inc., will acquire Nyansa

synopsis: VMware, Inc. has announced its intent to acquire Nyansa, Inc., a fast-growing innovator of AI-based network analytics. The company is credited with developing the first cloudsourced, vendor-agnostic network analytics system, called Voyance, purpose-built for increasingly mobile enterprise network environments.
buyer parent: Dell Technologies
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$9,752.00)
VMware software powers the world’s complex digital infrastructure. The company’s compute, cloud, mobility, networking and security offerings provide a dynamic and efficient digital foundation to over 500,000 customers globally, aided by an ecosystem of 75,000 partners. "
target: Nyansa
Nyansa, Inc. is a fast-growing innovator of AI-based network analytics. The company is credited with developing the first cloudsourced, vendor-agnostic network analytics system, called Voyance, purpose-built for increasingly mobile enterprise network environments.
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announced 10/3/2019 via BusinessWire

Blue Planet, will acquire Centina Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Ciena will acquire Centina, a leading provider of service assurance analytics and network performance management solutions. Centina’s technology and engineering expertise will be integrated into Blue Planet, a division of Ciena, and is intended to accelerate Blue Planet’s software strategy of providing closed-loop, intelligent automation solutions.
buyer parent: Ciena Corporation
buyer: Blue Planet
Blue Planet provides leading intelligent automation software and specialized professional services to help clients modernize their IT and network operations. Driven by policy and AI-based insights, Blue Planet delivers the closed-loop automation tools needed to align IT and networking processes. "
target: Centina Systems, Inc.
Centina is the market leader in service assurance analytics and network performance management solutions. Centina's vSure offers assurance of Network Functions Virtualization and Software-Defined Networking assets and enables businesses to successfully operationalize virtual network investments.
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closed 3/4/2019 via Company Press Release

Juniper Networks, acquired Mist Systems

synopsis: Juniper Networks, an industry leader in automated, scalable and secure networks, announced that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Mist Systems, a pioneer in cloud-managed wireless networks powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI).
buyer: Juniper Networks (JNPR:$4,647.50)
Juniper Networks challenges the status quo with products, solutions and services that transform the economics of networking. Their team co-innovates with customers and partners to deliver automated, scalable and secure networks with agility, performance and value. "
target: Mist Systems
Mist Systems built the first AI-driven Wireless LAN, which makes Wi-Fi predictable, reliable, and measurable. Mist’s AI technology plays a key role in bringing automation and insight across the full IT stack, delivering seamless end-to-end user experiences and substantial IT cost savings.
price ($mm)
$405
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closed 6/13/2018 via PR Newswire

Veea, acquired Virtuosys

synopsis: Veea Inc., a global leader in smart applications, announced the acquisition of the UK-based Virtuosys. Virtuosys' Managed Edge Application Platform incorporates an intelligent edge server that delivers cloud capabilities out to the edge, changing the economics and efficiencies of edge computing for a wide range of vertical markets.
buyer: Veea
Veea is a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) company with a suite of innovative products and services for Smart applications. Veea is headquartered in New York City with several offices in the US, Europe and Asia. "
target: Virtuosys
Virtuosys' Managed Edge Application Platform incorporates an intelligent edge server that delivers cloud capabilities out to the edge, changing the economics and efficiencies of edge computing for a wide range of vertical markets.
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closed 2/14/2006 via Company Press Release

Symantec Corporation, acquired Relicore, Inc.

synopsis: Symantec Corp. announced it has completed the acquisition of Relicore Inc., a leading provider of data center change and configuration management solutions. This acquisition is a key step in Symantec's creation of an integrated solution for standardized, simplified data center management.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$4,822.00)
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: Relicore, Inc.
Relicore is focused on providing exceptional capabilities to these squeezed IT organizations through intelligent automation. Relicore provides automated IT service configuration management software for distributed application environments.
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announced 1/13/2020 via BusinessWire

LexisNexis Risk Solutions, will acquire ID Analytics, Inc.

synopsis: LexisNexis Risk Solutions, part of RELX, will acquire ID Analytics, a trusted provider of credit and fraud risk solutions for enterprises. ID Analytics technology delivers risk insights to enterprises through the combination of proprietary data, patented analytics, and near real-time cross-industry consumer identity behavior.
buyer parent: RELX Group plc
buyer: LexisNexis Risk Solutions
LexisNexis Risk Solutions uses data and analytics to provide insights that help businesses and governmental entities reduce risk and improve decisions. They provide data and technology solutions for a wide range of industries, including insurance, financial services, healthcare, and government. "
target parent: NortonLifeLock
target: ID Analytics, Inc.
ID Analytics is a leader in consumer risk management with patented analytics, expertise, and near real-time insight into consumer behavior. By combining proprietary data from the ID Network with advanced science, ID Analytics provides in-depth visibility into identity risk and creditworthiness.
price ($mm)
$375
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closed 11/4/2019 via BusinessWire

Broadcom Limited, purchased Enterprise Security Business from Symantec Corporation

synopsis: Broadcom has purchased Symantec's enterprise security business. Symantec's enterprise security business has developed some of the world's most powerful defense solutions that protect against today's evolving threat landscape and secure data from endpoint to cloud.
buyer: Broadcom Limited (AVGO:$22,597.00)
Broadcom Inc., a Delaware corporation headquartered in San Jose, CA, is a global technology leader that designs, develops and supplies a broad range of semiconductor and infrastructure software solutions. Broadcom's solutions include data center networking and storage, and more. "
seller: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$4,822.00)
Symantec's enterprise security business is recognized as an established leader in the growing enterprise security space and has developed some of the world's most powerful defense solutions that protect against today's evolving threat landscape and secure data from endpoint to cloud.
price ($mm)
$10,700
rev ($mm)
$2,323
EBITDA ($mm)
$350
EV / rev
4.6x
EV / EBITDA
30.6x
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:$4,822.00)
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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closed 11/5/2018 via BusinessWire

Symantec Corporation, acquired Appthority, Inc.

synopsis: Symantec Corp. announced its acquisition of Appthority, a privately held company that offers comprehensive Mobile Application Security Analysis. This technology gives Symantec customers the critical ability to analyze mobile apps for both malicious capabilities and unsafe and unwanted behaviors.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$4,822.00)
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: Appthority, Inc.
Appthority is a pioneer in enterprise mobile security and the leader in the Mobile Threat Defense category. The comprehensive Appthority Mobile Threat Protection (MTP) solution helps customers keep their data private and secure from mobile device, app and network threats.
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closed 11/5/2018 via BusinessWire

Symantec Corporation, acquired Javelin Networks Inc.

synopsis: Symantec Corp., the world’s leading cyber security company, announced the acquisition of Javelin Networks, a privately held company that offers advanced software technology to defend enterprises against Active Directory-based attacks.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$4,822.00)
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: Javelin Networks Inc.
Javelin Networks is a privately held company that offers advanced software technology to defend enterprises against Active Directory-based attacks. Javelin is the leader in Active Directory (AD) security, both from the endpoint perspective and of the domain itself.
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closed 11/6/2017 via BusinessWire

Symantec Corporation, acquired SurfEasy

synopsis: Symantec acquired SurfEasy from Opera Software. SurfEasy is a Canada-based Virtual Private Network provider that delivers solutions for online privacy and security on smartphones, tablets and computers. SurfEasy offers a network that harnesses encryption technology to enable customers to use the Internet without being hacked or monitored.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$4,822.00)
Symantec Corporation, the world’s leading cyber security company, helps organizations, governments and people secure their most important data wherever it lives. Organizations look to Symantec for strategic solutions to defend against sophisticated attacks. "
target parent: Opera Software
target: SurfEasy
SurfEasy is a Canada-based Virtual Private Network provider that delivers solutions for online privacy and security on smartphones, tablets and computers. SurfEasy offers a network that harnesses encryption technology to enable customers to use the Internet without being hacked or monitored.
price ($mm)
$39
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closed 10/31/2017 via BusinessWire

DigiCert Inc., purchased Website Security and Related PKI from Symantec Corporation

synopsis: DigiCert Inc., the leading global provider of scalable identity and encryption solutions for the enterprise, and Symantec Corp., the world’s leading cyber security company, announced that DigiCert has completed its acquisition of Symantec’s Website Security and related PKI solutions.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: DigiCert Inc.
DigiCert is a leading provider of scalable security solutions. DigiCert has expertise in identity and encryption for web servers and IoT devices. DigiCert supports SSL/TLS and other digital certificates for PKI deployments through its certificate lifecycle management platform, CertCentral®. "
seller: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$4,822.00)
Symantec’s Website Security is a suite of products that enables Enterprise professionals to deliver protection without pause to mitigate risk and ensure uninterrupted performance. Their Public key infrastructure (PKI) technology is the foundation for a wide range of access control systems.
price ($mm)
$950
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announced 7/11/2017 via BusinessWire

Symantec Corporation, will acquire Skycure

synopsis: Symantec Corp., the world’s leading cyber security company, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire U.S. and Israel-based Skycure, a leader in mobile threat defense. Skycure’s platform offers unparalleled depth of threat intelligence to predict, detect and protect against the broadest range of existing and unknown threats.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$4,822.00)
Symantec Corporation, the world’s leading cyber security company, helps organizations, governments and people secure their most important data wherever it lives. Organizations across the world look to Symantec for strategic, integrated solutions to defend against sophisticated attacks. "
target: Skycure
Skycure is the leader in mobile threat defense. Skycure’s platform offers unparalleled depth of threat intelligence to predict, detect and protect against the broadest range of existing and unknown threats.
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announced 7/6/2017 via BusinessWire

Symantec Corporation, will acquire Fireglass

synopsis: Symantec, the world’s leading cyber security company, announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Israel-based Fireglass, the leading agentless isolation solution that eliminates ransomware, malware and phishing threats in real-time by preventing potentially harmful content from ever reaching user endpoints or the corporate network.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$4,822.00)
Symantec Corporation, the world’s leading cyber security company, helps organizations, governments and people secure their most important data wherever it lives. Organizations across the world look to Symantec for strategic, integrated solutions to defend against sophisticated attacks. "
target: Fireglass
Fireglass is the leading agentless isolation solution that eliminates ransomware, malware and phishing threats in real-time by preventing potentially harmful content from ever reaching user endpoints or the corporate network. They are based in Israel.
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closed 5/31/2017 via BNC Analysis

Symantec Corporation, acquired Watchful Software

synopsis: American cybersecurity firm Symantec has acquired Portuguese security company Watchful Software. Watchful Software makes data security and loss prevention solutions for businesses. Watchful Software delivers user-friendly, data-centric classification across an organization’s data and information, without impacting the end user.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$4,822.00)
Symantec Corporation, the world’s leading cyber security company, helps organizations, governments and people secure their most important data wherever it lives. Organizations across the world look to Symantec for strategic, integrated solutions to defend against sophisticated attacks. "
target parent: Critical Ventures
target: Watchful Software
Watchful Software delivers user-friendly, data-centric classification across an organization’s data and information, without impacting the end user. RightsWATCH and TypeWATCH are tailored to provide persistent security solutions that prevent accidental and malicious disclosure.
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closed 2/9/2017 via BusinessWire

Symantec Corporation, acquired LifeLock, Inc.

synopsis: Symantec Corp. announced that it completed its acquisition of LifeLock, Inc., a leading provider of identity theft protection. The acquisition transforms Symantec’s consumer business and creates the most comprehensive consumer digital safety platform to help people protect their information, identities, devices and families.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$4,822.00)
Symantec Corporation is an information protection expert that helps people, businesses and governments. Symantec operates one of the largest global data-intelligence networks, has provided leading security, backup and availability solutions for where vital information is stored, accessed and shared."
target: LifeLock, Inc. (LOCK:$650.16)
LifeLock is a leading provider of proactive identity-theft protection products and services for consumers and consumer risk-management services for enterprises. Their identity theft protection and remediation services help provide some peace of mind for their nearly 4 million members.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,338 [$2,172]
rev ($mm)
$650
EBITDA ($mm)
$47
EV / rev
3.6x
EV / EBITDA
50.0x
closed 8/1/2016 via BusinessWire

Symantec Corporation, acquired Blue Coat, Inc.

synopsis: Symantec, an information protection expert, announced that it has successfully completed its acquisition of Blue Coat. Blue Coat is the #1 market share leader and share gainer in Web Security with a widely recognized portfolio of integrated technologies.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$4,822.00)
Symantec Corporation is an information protection expert that helps people, businesses and governments. Symantec operates one of the largest global data-intelligence networks, has provided leading security, backup and availability solutions for where vital information is stored, accessed and shared."
target parent: Bain Capital
target: Blue Coat, Inc.
Blue Coat is a leader in advanced enterprise security. Through the Blue Coat Security Platform, Blue Coat unites network, security and cloud, providing customers with maximum protection against threats, while minimizing impact on network performance and enabling cloud applications and services.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,073 [$4,722]
rev ($mm)
$598
EBITDA ($mm)
$9
EV / rev
7.9x
EV / EBITDA
533.6x
announced 8/11/2015 via Company Press Release

Carlyle Group, will acquire Veritas Technologies Corporation

synopsis: Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group announced that it has agreed to acquire Veritas, an information management systems provider, from Symantec Corp.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$3,068.40)
The Carlyle Group is a global alternative asset manager with $193 billion of assets under management across 128 funds and 159 fund of funds vehicles as of June 30, 2015. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors, many of whom are public pensions. "
target parent: Symantec Corporation
target: Veritas Technologies Corporation
Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Mountain View, CA, Veritas is a provider of storage and server management software solutions, with #1 or #2 market positions in the majority of its product offerings, which enable customers to protect and manage critical IT infrastructure and applications.
price ($mm)
$8,000
rev ($mm)
$2,600
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.1x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/14/2015 via BNC Analysis

Symantec Corporation, acquired Narus, Inc

synopsis: Symantec Corporation has acquired Narus, Inc, a cybersecurity business unit of the Boeing Co. Boeing's Electronic & Information Solutions unit, will still own Narus' licensing and intellectual property.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$4,822.00)
Symantec is a global leader in providing security, storage and systems management solutions to help businesses and consumers secure and manage their information. Headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., Symantec has operations in more than 40 countries. "
target parent: The Boeing Company
target: Narus, Inc
Narus, Inc is a pioneer in cybersecurity data analytics. The company's patented advanced analytics help enterprises, carriers and government customers proactively identify and accelerate the resolution of cyber threats.
price ($mm)
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closed 7/19/2013 via BNC Analysis

Symantec Corporation, acquired PasswordBank Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Symantec is acquiring Spanish startup PasswordBank to add more authentication services. PasswordBank provides a unique Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) platform, a new approach for secure access to corporate identity in today’s complex and hybrid IT environments (Cloud and On-premise).
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$4,822.00)
Symantec protects the world's information, and is a global leader in security, backup and availability solutions. It's innovative products and services protect people and information in any environment. "
target parent: Inveready
target: PasswordBank Technologies, Inc.
PasswordBank provides a unique Identity-as-a-Service (IDaaS) platform, a new approach for secure access to corporate identity in today’s complex and hybrid IT environments (Cloud and On-premise).
price ($mm)
$25
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/18/2012 via BusinessWire

Smarsh, Inc., acquired AdvisorSquare

synopsis: Smarsh announced the acquisition of AdvisorSquare from Symantec. AdvisorSquare, the provider of websites designed specifically for financial services professionals, has helped thousands of investment professionals nationwide use the Internet to grow their business since its inception in 1998.
buyer parent: Quest Software, Inc.
buyer: Smarsh, Inc.
Smarsh provides hosted solutions for archiving electronic communications, including email, instant messaging and social media platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. "
target parent: Symantec Corporation
target: AdvisorSquare
AdvisorSquare, the provider of websites designed specifically for financial services professionals, has helped thousands of investment professionals nationwide use the Internet to grow their business since its inception in 1998.
price ($mm)
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EV / rev
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closed 4/16/2012 via Market Wire

Symantec Corporation, acquired Nukona Inc.

synopsis: Symantec Corp. announced that it has completed its acquisition of Nukona, a provider of mobile application management. The acquisition of Nukona extends Symantec's enterprise mobility portfolio to include a cross-platform mobile application protection solution.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$4,822.00)
Symantec is a global leader in providing security, storage and systems management solutions to help consumers and organizations secure and manage their information-driven world. Its software and services protect against more risks at more points, more completely and efficiently. "
target: Nukona Inc.
Nukona is a provider of a mobile application management service. Its App Center is an end-to-end mobile application management and security service, enabling enterprises to secure, deploy and manage both native and web applications on corporate-owned and personal devices.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 3/9/2012 via BNC Analysis

Symantec Corporation, acquired Odyssey Software, Inc.

synopsis: Odyssey Software Inc., a provider of mobile device mangement software is founded and run by the 2011 Rochester Business Person of the Year has been sold to Symantec Corp., the California-based provider of computer security software best known for its Norton products.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$4,822.00)
Symantec is a global leader in providing security, storage and systems management solutions to help consumers and organizations secure and manage their information-driven world. Its software and services protect against more risks at more points, more completely and efficiently. "
target: Odyssey Software, Inc.
Odyssey Software is a leading provider of enterprise-class mobile and embedded device management software products and solutions based in West Henrietta (Rochester), New York.
price ($mm)
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announced 1/16/2012 via BNC Analysis

Symantec Corporation, will acquire LiveOffice Corporation

synopsis: Symantec has acquired LiveOffice, a privately-held cloud-based archiving leader. The acquisition will extend Symantec’s intelligent information governance offering to the cloud, providing customers choice between on-premise, cloud or hybrid delivery of Symantec solutions.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$4,822.00)
Symantec is a global leader in providing security, storage and systems management solutions to help consumers and organizations secure and manage their information-driven world. Its software and services protect against more risks at more points, more completely and efficiently. "
target parent: Summit Partners
target: LiveOffice Corporation
LiveOffice is the number-one global provider of cloud-based email archiving, email compliance, email discovery and email continuity solutions, with more than 20,000 clients and a 97-percent client retention rate.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/11/2011 via Market Wire

Symantec Corporation, acquired Clearwell Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Symantec Corp. has completed its acquisition of Clearwell Systems, Inc., a recognized leader in the eDiscovery market. The acquisition of Clearwell brings together the industry's leading archiving, backup and eDiscovery offerings to provide customers one of the most comprehensive information management solutions available.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$4,822.00)
Symantec is a global leader in providing security, storage and systems management solutions to help consumers and organizations secure and manage their information-driven world. Its software and services protect against more risks at more points, more completely and efficiently. "
target: Clearwell Systems, Inc.
Clearwell Systems is transforming the way enterprises, government agencies, and law firms perform e-discovery in response to litigation, regulatory inquiries, and internal investigations. The company is an active participant in the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) Project.
price ($mm)[EV]
$384 [$364]
rev ($mm)
$56
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
6.6x
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/24/2019 via BNC Analysis

NetProtect, acquired SaferVPN

synopsis: J2 Global has acquired SaferVPN through their subsidiary, NetProtect, a global leader in internet protection. SaferVPN is a leading VPN service trusted by millions of consumers and thousands of businesses worldwide.
buyer parent: j2 Global, Inc.
buyer: NetProtect
NetProtect is a global leader in internet protection. With a sophisticated yet simple array of consumer and business solutions, NetProtect delivers secure, open access to files, websites, software, and media. "
target: SaferVPN
Founded in 2013, SaferVPN was an idea on a drawing board. Today, they are a leading VPN service trusted by millions of consumers and thousands of businesses worldwide. Building on decades of professional experience, their team brings their expertise to a truly innovative cybersecurity SaaS company.
price ($mm)
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closed 5/24/2018 via Company Press Release

Malwarebytes, acquired Binisoft

synopsis: Malwarebytes™, the leading advanced malware prevention and remediation solution, announced the acquisition of Binisoft, a privately-held Romanian company that created Windows Firewall Control to improve how the product is managed and USB Flash Drives Control to regulate how USB removable drives are used.
buyer: Malwarebytes
Malwarebytes protects people and businesses against dangerous threats such as malware & ransomware that escape detection by traditional antivirus solutions. Malwarebytes replaces antivirus solutions to remove the personal obstacles and business interruptions caused by modern cybersecurity threats. "
target: Binisoft
Binisoft is a privately-held Romanian company that created Windows Firewall Control to improve how the product is managed and USB Flash Drives Control to regulate how USB removable drives are used. The company’s Windows Firewall Control is widely used by millions of users.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/6/2017 via BusinessWire

Symantec Corporation, acquired SurfEasy

synopsis: Symantec acquired SurfEasy from Opera Software. SurfEasy is a Canada-based Virtual Private Network provider that delivers solutions for online privacy and security on smartphones, tablets and computers. SurfEasy offers a network that harnesses encryption technology to enable customers to use the Internet without being hacked or monitored.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$4,822.00)
Symantec Corporation, the world’s leading cyber security company, helps organizations, governments and people secure their most important data wherever it lives. Organizations look to Symantec for strategic solutions to defend against sophisticated attacks. "
target parent: Opera Software
target: SurfEasy
SurfEasy is a Canada-based Virtual Private Network provider that delivers solutions for online privacy and security on smartphones, tablets and computers. SurfEasy offers a network that harnesses encryption technology to enable customers to use the Internet without being hacked or monitored.
price ($mm)
$39
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/7/2017 via Reuters

Xunyou, will acquire Lionmobi Holding Limited

synopsis: Xunyou, a China-based company that provides accelerating services for network games and other network real-time interaction applications, will acquire Lionmobi, an Android mobile app developer. Lionmobi's apps help remove junk files, save battery power, and provide antivirus and other security features to keep personal information safe.
buyer: Xunyou (SZSE:300467:$23.57)
Xunyou is a China-based company principally engaged in the provision of accelerating services for network games and other network real-time interaction applications. Its main products include Xunyou network gaming accelerators and Xunyou mobile gaming accelerators. "
target: Lionmobi Holding Limited
Lionmobi is an Android mobile app developer. Their apps help remove junk files, save battery power, and provide antivirus and other security features to keep personal information safe. Their Power Clean and Power Battery apps are highly ranked on Google Play and have over 50 million downloads.
price ($mm)
$396
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 3/15/2017 via BNC Analysis

Crossrider Plc, acquired CyberGhost S.R.L.

synopsis: Israeli online distribution and digital product company Crossrider said it has acquired Romanian cyber security software-as-a service (SaaS) provider CyberGhost. As one of the most known VPN suppliers in Germany and Western Europe, CyberGhost's solution focuses on safeguarding personal information when browsing the internet.
buyer: Crossrider Plc (AIM:CROS:$64.11)
Crossrider is an online distribution and digital product company. The company utilises its proprietary marketing technology platforms to prospect, optimise and monetise mobile and web media. Crossrider powers all aspects of an online product to create a superb user experience. "
target: CyberGhost S.R.L.
Founded in 2011 in Romania, CyberGhost S.R.L. is one of the most known VPN suppliers in Germany and Western Europe. The company is specialized in offering the best and most effective way of Internet security: anonymity.
price ($mm)
$6.59
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
$1
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
10.2x
closed 9/30/2016 via BusinessWire

Avast Software, acquired AVG Technologies

synopsis: Avast Software, the leader in digital security products for consumers and businesses, announced it has acquired a majority stake in AVG Technologies after completing the initial offering period of its tender offer for all of the outstanding ordinary shares of AVG Technologies N.V. They will operate as a single company as of Monday, October 3, 2016.
buyer: Avast Software (LSE:AVST:$808.30)
AVAST Software, maker of the most trusted antivirus in the world, protects nearly 230 million people, computers and mobile devices with its security applications. AVAST's portfolio ranges from free antivirus for PC, Mac, and Android, to premium suites and services for both consumers and business. "
target: AVG Technologies (AVG:$430.61)
AVG is a leading provider of software services to secure devices, data and people. AVG's award-winning consumer portfolio includes internet security, performance optimization, location services, data controls and insights, and privacy and identity protection, for mobile devices and desktops.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,326 [$1,448]
rev ($mm)
$431
EBITDA ($mm)
$125
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
11.7x
closed 7/15/2016 via PR Newswire

Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd merged with Qihoo 360 Consortium,

synopsis: Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd., a leading Internet company in China, announced the completion of the merger by the Qihoo 360 Consortium, led by Qihoo 360 CEO, Hongyi Zhou. Qihoo 360 Technology researches, designs, develops internet security software and sells third party anti-virus software, as well as system optimization products.
buyer: Qihoo 360 Consortium
Qihoo 360 Consortium is led by Qihoo’s chairman, Zhou Hongyi. The investors include the Citic Guoan Group, Golden Brick Silk Road Capital, Sequoia Capital China, Taikang Life Insurance, the Ping An Insurance Group, Sunshine Insurance, New China Capital, Huatai Ruilian, and Huasheng Capital. "
target: Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd (QIHU:$1,804.58)
Qihoo 360 Technology Co. Ltd. is a leading Internet company in China. Qihoo 360 Technology is also the number one provider of Internet and mobile security products in China as measured by its user base.
price ($mm)[EV]
$8,168 [$8,284]*
rev ($mm)
$1,510
EBITDA ($mm)
$368
EV / rev
6.7x
EV / EBITDA
27.3x
closed 3/19/2015 via PR Newswire

Opera Software, acquired SurfEasy

synopsis: Opera Software announced that it has acquired SurfEasy Inc., a leading Toronto-based company that provides an easy-to-use VPN solution for protecting customers' online privacy and security on smartphones, tablets and computers.
buyer: Opera Software (OPERA:$255.45)
Opera Software makes web browsers for desktop computers, mobile phones and tablets, and connected devices such as TVs. Their business also includes mobile advertising services and solutions. Their aim is to give users the best internet experience on any device and any platform. "
target: SurfEasy
SurfEasy Inc. provides easy-to-use solutions for protecting our customers' online privacy and security on any smartphone, tablet and computer. With SurfEasy, customers' identities and locations are hidden from any websites they visit.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 9/7/2012 via Reuters

Google Inc., acquired VirusTotal

synopsis: Google Inc has bought startup VirusTotal. VirusTotal operates by accepting requests for virus checks, running every available protection software on the questioned document or pages, then distributing the results to security vendors.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$161,857.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: VirusTotal
VirusTotal is a free online service that analyzes files and URLs enabling the identification of viruses, worms, trojans and other kinds of malicious content detected by antivirus engines and website scanners.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 12/1/2011 via PR Newswire

AVG Technologies, acquired Bsecure Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: AVG Technologies, a leading provider of Internet and mobile security, announced its acquisition of the business of Bsecure Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of proprietary, cloud-based technology in the Internet filtering industry since 2001, and the most endorsed software provider for family online safety.
buyer: AVG Technologies (AVG:$430.61)
AVG Technologies is a global security software maker protecting more than 100 million active users in 170 countries from the ever-growing incidence of Web threats, viruses, spam, cyber-scams and hackers on the Internet. "
target: Bsecure Technologies, Inc.
Bsecure Technologies, Inc. is a leading provider of proprietary, cloud-based technology in the Internet filtering industry. Since 2001, Bsecure has been the most endorsed and trusted provider of Internet protection software for the family.
price ($mm)
$5.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/16/2011 via Market Wire

Support.com, Inc., acquired SUPERAntiSpyware.com

synopsis: Support.com, a leading provider of cloud-based technology services and software, announced the acquisition of SUPERAntiSpyware, a provider of software that detects, removes and protects users against spyware, malware and other online threats.
buyer: Support.com, Inc. (SPRT:$0.00)
Support.com, Inc. provides Instant Technology Relief® to consumers and microbusiness. Support.com is a technology enabled services company that is changing the way people manage their technology. "
target: SUPERAntiSpyware.com
SUPERAntiSpyware, a provider of software that detects, removes and protects users against spyware, malware and other online threats. SUPERAntiSpyware detects, removes and protects users from spyware, adware, Trojans, worms, keyloggers, rootkits, hijackers, parasites, dialers and other malware.
price ($mm)
$7.49
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/5/2011 via BusinessWire

Sourcefire, Inc., acquired Immunet Corporation

synopsis: Sourcefire, Inc., the creator of Snort® and a leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions, announced the acquisition of Immunet, a leading provider of advanced cloud-based anti-malware technologies. Immunet provides a groundbreaking approach to cybersecurity.
buyer: Sourcefire, Inc. (FIRE:$223.10)
Sourcefire, Inc., is a world leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions. Sourcefire is transforming the way Global 2000 organizations and government agencies manage and minimize network security risks. "
target: Immunet Corporation
Immunet was founded in July 2008 by AntiVirus industry veterans to address a sweeping shift in the Internet threat landscape. Immunet Protect 2.0 is a free Cloud Antivirus download that provides real-time protection from over 14 million threats daily.
price ($mm)
$21
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/9/2010 via BusinessWire

AVG Technologies, acquired DroidSecurity

synopsis: AVG Technologies, the world’s leading provider of free Consumer security solutions, announced the acquisition of Tel Aviv-based DroidSecurity, a pioneer in cloud-based mobile security, from its founders and investors.
buyer: AVG Technologies (AVG:$430.61)
AVG is a global security software maker protecting more than 110 million consumers and small businesses in 170 countries from the ever-growing incidence of web threats, viruses, spam, cyber-scams and hackers on the Internet. "
target: DroidSecurity
DroidSecurity™, makers of the first full-featured Android anti-malware application DroidSecurity mobile Security Suite, was founded in 2009 by Dror Shalev, Omri Sigelman and Eran Pfeffer, and is based in Tel Aviv, Israel.
price ($mm)
$4.10
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 11/1/2010 via PR Newswire

WebRoot Software, Inc., acquired Prevx

synopsis: Webroot, the first Internet security service company, announced it has acquired Prevx, provider of the world's most scalable and effective cloud-based anti-malware solutions. Webroot will integrate Prevx's technology into its cloud security services to deliver the industry's most effective online protection for consumers and businesses.
buyer: WebRoot Software, Inc.
Webroot is a leading provider of Internet security for consumers and businesses worldwide. Webroot's products include email, Web and archiving security services for businesses, and anti-malware, privacy and identity protection for consumers. "
target: Prevx
Founded in 2001, Derby, England-based Prevx provides products with unparalleled capabilities for protecting home PCs, corporate networks and mobile devices from the latest malware threats, including zero-day exploits, as soon as they're detected.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 12/18/2008 via Market Wire

Synthasite, will acquire Clickpass

synopsis: SynthaSite, the leading do-it-yourself free Web site builder, announced it has agreed to acquire Clickpass, an OpenID provider and authentication gateway that simplifies OpenID integration and use.
buyer: Synthasite
SynthaSite offers a free Web site creation tool that empowers everyday users and small businesses to easily create professional quality Web sites. SynthaSite's intuitive drag and drop technology enables users to easily incorporate a variety of widgets. "
target: Clickpass
Clickpass makes OpenID easy to use and brings OpenID closer to the mainstream than any other company has done before.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 8/18/2008 via Market Wire

Symantec Corporation, will acquire PC Tools

synopsis: Symantec Corp. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire PC Tools, a global provider of innovative software products designed to protect the privacy and security of Windows computer users. The transaction is expected to close by the end of the calendar year.
buyer: Symantec Corporation (SYMC:$4,822.00)
Symantec is a global leader in infrastructure software, enabling businesses and consumers to have confidence in a connected world. The company helps customers protect their infrastructure, information and interactions by delivering software and services that address risks to security. "
target: PC Tools
PC Tools is a global software leader with a cache of security and utility products, including the multi award-winning Spyware DoctorTM. PC Tools is an industry leader in real-time anti-spyware and has a number of key patents pending.
price ($mm)
$250
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/30/2007 via InfoWorld

Google Inc., will acquire GreenBorder Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: GreenBorder Technologies annouced that it has agreed to a buyout by Google. . The company is a venture-backed provider of browser-based host intrusion protection tools for both businesses and consumers.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$161,857.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: GreenBorder Technologies, Inc.
GreenBorder provides Web security software for consumers, small and medium-size businesses, and enterprises. The company's products seamlessly protect users against Web-based threats – even the latest rootkits and other undetectable exploits – and identity thieves.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/29/2007 via BusinessWire

PC Tools, acquired Novatix Corporation

synopsis: PC Tools announced the acquisition of Cyberhawk from Colorado-based Novatix Corporation and the establishment of a new advanced research office in Boulder. The acquisition adds a powerful new component to the advanced security solutions offered by the leading Internet security vendor.
buyer: PC Tools
PC Tools is a global software leader with a cache of security and utility products, including the multi award-winning Spyware DoctorTM. PC Tools is an industry leader in real-time anti-spyware and has a number of key patents pending. "
target: Novatix Corporation
Novatix Corporation develops leading edge zero-day security software that protects against and controls the outbreak of new viruses, spyware and other malicious programs. The company's flagship product, Cyberhawk™, features innovative real-time protection technology.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 3/9/2020 via GlobeNewswire

WatchGuard Technologies, will acquire Panda Security

synopsis: WatchGuard Technologies, a leading global provider of network security and intelligence, secure Wi-Fi and multi-factor authentication, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Panda Security, a leading global provider in advanced endpoint protection.
buyer parent: Vector Capital
buyer: WatchGuard Technologies
WatchGuard Technologies, Inc. is a leading global provider of network security, secure Wi-Fi, multi-factor authentication and network intelligence. The company’s award-winning products and services are trusted around the world by nearly 10,000 security resellers and service providers. "
target: Panda Security
Panda Security is a Spanish multinational specialized in the development of IT security solutions. Initially focused on the development of antivirus software, the company has since expanded its line of business to advanced cyber-security services with technology for preventing cyber-crime.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Avast Software, acquired TrackOff, Inc

synopsis: TrackOFF, a data privacy startup that helps consumers prevent online tracking, has been sold to Czech-based Avast, one of the largest consumer cybersecurity firms. TrackOFF has developed and sold products for PC, Mac and mobile devices that allow consumers to see who is tracking them online and prevent personal information from being collected.
buyer: Avast Software (LSE:AVST:$808.30)
Avast is the global leader in digital security products. With over 400 million users online, Avast offers products under the Avast and AVG brands that protect people from threats on the internet and the evolving internet of things threat landscape. "
target: TrackOff, Inc
TrackOFF is a Baltimore data privacy company that helps consumers prevent online tracking. TrackOFF has developed and sold products for PC, Mac and mobile devices that allow consumers to see who is tracking them online and prevent personal information from being collected.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA

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Ticker: SCOXQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The SCO Group, Inc.
The SCO Group, Inc.
The SCO Group is a leading provider of software technology for distributed, embedded, network-based systems, offering SCO OpenServer for small- to medium-sized businesses and UnixWare for enterprise solutions.
year
2008
rev ($mm)
$15.57
EBITDA ($mm)
($5.66)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.88)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
63
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Ticker: ASX:NET
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NetLinkz
NetLinkz
NetLinkz is an Australian provider of secure and efficient cloud network solutions. NetLinkz offers Virtual Invisible Network, a network technology solution that allows organisations to connect sites, devices and staff over the internet through a unique network solution that is generally invisible.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$0.38
EBITDA ($mm)
($7.16)
EBIT ($mm)
($7.16)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: OPCN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
OptiCon Systems, Inc.
The OptiCon business was formed to meet growing customer demand for improved management of densely packed distribution frames. Corning Cable Systems brought extensive experience in network design, cabling, hardware and testing to the development of the OptiCon Network Manager solution.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.43)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.44)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: PFSW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PFSweb, Inc.
PFSweb, Inc.
PFSweb is a global provider of end-to-end eCommerce solutions including digital agency and marketing services, technology development services, business process outsourcing services and a complete omni-channel technology ecosystem.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$250.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$16.25
EBIT ($mm)
$1.07
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2100
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Ticker: CHKP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd is the largest pure-play security vendor globally. The company provides industry-leading solutions, and protects customers from cyberattacks with an unmatched catch rate of malware and other types of attacks.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,976.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$900.10
EBIT ($mm)
$882.72
Net Income ($mm)
$791.58
Employees
5070
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Ticker: RDWR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Radware Ltd.
Radware Ltd.
Radware, is a global leader of application delivery and application security solutions for virtual and cloud data centers. Its award-winning solutions portfolio delivers full resilience for business-critical applications, maximum IT efficiency, and complete business agility.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$229.04
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.22
EBIT ($mm)
$0.27
Net Income ($mm)
$5.91
Employees
917
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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
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,142.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$744.74
EBIT ($mm)
$686.57
Net Income ($mm)
$440.65
Employees
990
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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
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,142.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$744.74
EBIT ($mm)
$686.57
Net Income ($mm)
$440.65
Employees
990
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Ticker: CORO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Corero Network Security plc
Corero Network Security plc
Corero Network Security plc’s mission is to be a leading network security systems company delivering solutions to address the challenges organizations face in protecting their IT systems and networks and on-line assets from the threats of cyber crime.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$20.57
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.15)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.87)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: FNJN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Finjan Software
Finjan Software
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.
year
2013
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
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Ticker: FEYE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FireEye
FireEye
FireEye, Inc. is a global network security company that provides automated threat forensics and dynamic malware protection against advanced cyber threats, such as advanced persistent threats and spear phishing.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$871.60
EBITDA ($mm)
($120.32)
EBIT ($mm)
($200.77)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3200
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Ticker: SYMC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Symantec Corporation
Symantec Corporation
Symantec Corporation is an information protection expert that helps people, businesses and governments. Symantec operates one of the largest global data-intelligence networks, has provided leading security, backup and availability solutions for where vital information is stored, accessed and shared.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$4,822.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,087.00
EBIT ($mm)
$705.00
Net Income ($mm)
$117.00
Employees
11900
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Ticker: AIM:CROS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kape Technologies plc
Kape Technologies plc
Kape is a cybersecurity company focused on helping consumers around the world to have better experience and protection in their digital life. Kape offers products which provide online security, privacy and an optimal online experience.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$64.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$4.16
EBIT ($mm)
$0.40
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
128
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Ticker: NQ
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NQ Mobile Inc.
NQ Mobile Inc.
NQ Mobile Inc. is a leading global provider of consumer and enterprise mobile Internet services. NQ Mobile's portfolio of offerings includes mobile security and productivity, mobile search, mobile games & advertising applications.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$375.81
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.65
EBIT ($mm)
($15.87)
Net Income ($mm)
$3.53
Employees
1019
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Ticker: ASX:WGL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wangle Technologies Limited
Wangle Technologies Limited
Wangle Technologies is an Australian company that develops network optimising technologies. Their Wangle Mobile VPN app is Australia's best mobile VPN for secure, private browsing. Their Family Insights app allows parents to analyse their children’s online activity and detect emerging threats.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$0.01
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.06)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.08)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1
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Ticker: NTGR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NETGEAR, Inc.
NETGEAR, Inc. designs innovative, branded technology solutions that address the specific networking, storage, and security needs of small- to medium-sized businesses and home users.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$1,321.23
EBITDA ($mm)
$149.01
EBIT ($mm)
$115.90
Net Income ($mm)
$75.55
Employees
963
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Ticker: ZS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zscaler, Inc.
Zscaler is a leading cloud-based information security company. Zscaler offers a secure internet and web gateway that creates fast, secure connections between users and applications, regardless of device, location, or network.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$170.54
EBITDA ($mm)
($28.89)
EBIT ($mm)
($36.57)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
950
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A263860
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$18.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.74
EBIT ($mm)
$2.43
Net Income ($mm)
$2.21
Employees
0
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Ticker: TASE: SAFE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Safe-T
Safe-T
Based in Israel, Safe-T is a leading provider of software-defined access solutions which mitigate attacks on enterprises' business-critical services and sensitive data. With Safe-T's software-defined access, companies secure their data, services, and networks from internal and external data threats.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$1.47
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.13)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.21)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
35
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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: 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
2018
rev ($mm)
$278.89
EBITDA ($mm)
$82.29
EBIT ($mm)
$53.39
Net Income ($mm)
$57.30
Employees
1117
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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
2019
rev ($mm)
$21.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.02
EBIT ($mm)
$0.44
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
38
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Ticker: OTCPK:CLDS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cloud Security Corporation
Cloud Security Corporation
Cloud Security Corporation is an early-stage security and information access technology software company. The Company delivers immediate information with secure access to computer desktops and other consumer electronic devices from remote locations.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.04)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: 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: OTCBB:SITO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Single Touch Interactive, Inc.
Single Touch Systems, Inc. is a technology based mobile solutions provider serving businesses, advertisers and brands. Single Touch's multi-channel messaging gateway enables marketers to reach consumers on all types of connected devices.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$8.75
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.24)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.47)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
16
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Ticker: PFPT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Proofpoint, Inc.
Proofpoint, Inc.
Proofpoint Inc. is a leading next-generation security and compliance company that provides cloud-based solutions for comprehensive threat protection, incident response, secure communications, social media security, compliance, archiving and governance.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$843.24
EBITDA ($mm)
($24.64)
EBIT ($mm)
($102.33)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2613
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