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closed 5/13/2020 via Company Press Release

Proofpoint, Inc., acquired The Defence Works

synopsis: Proofpoint, a leading cybersecurity company, has acquired The Defence Works, an England-based security awareness company. The Defence Works provides GCHQ-certified security awareness training services to businesses around the world. Their bite-sized training modules covers everything from the basics to the biggest cyber battles a business can face.
buyer: Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT:$1,088.07)
Proofpoint, Inc. is a leading cybersecurity company that protects organizations’ greatest assets and biggest risks: their people. With an integrated suite of cloud-based solutions, Proofpoint helps companies stop targeted threats, safeguard data, and make users more resilient against cyber attacks. "
target: The Defence Works
The Defence Works is an England-based security awareness company. The Defence Works provides GCHQ-certified security awareness training services to businesses around the world. Their bite-sized training modules covers everything from the basics to the biggest cyber battles a business can face.
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closed 9/9/2020 via Company Press Release

Eleven Paths, acquired iHackLabs

synopsis: ElevenPaths, a global cybersecurity company, has acquired iHackLabs, a UK-based company specialised in cybersecurity training. iHackLabs offers courses that protect businesses and accelerate careers. Their cloud-based training programs simulate real cyber threat situations, adapted to the specific needs of clients across multiple sectors.
buyer parent: Telefonica S.A.
buyer: Eleven Paths
ElevenPaths is a global cybersecurity company that supports their customers with their digital transformation process. ElevenPaths offers products and services for device security, network and application security, cloud and data security, identity access management, and online security. "
target: iHackLabs
iHackLabs is a UK-based company specialised in cybersecurity testing and training. iHackLabs offers courses that protect businesses and accelerate careers. Their cloud-based training programs simulate real cyber threat situations, adapted to the specific needs of clients across multiple sectors.
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closed 8/4/2021 via GlobeNewswire

UpGrad, acquired KnowledgeHut

synopsis: Global online higher education provider upGrad has acquired KnowledgeHut, a global EdTech company. Founded in 2011, KnowledgeHut is aimed at equipping the global workforce with the skills of the future through outcome-based immersive learning. With this acquisition, upGrad will have access to KnowledgeHut’s global student pool of 250,000.
buyer: UpGrad
UpGrad is an online higher education platform in India that provides rigorous industry relevant programs designed and delivered in collaboration with world-class faculty and industry. UpGrad merges the latest technology, pedagogy and services to create an immersive learning experience. "
target: KnowledgeHut
KnowledgeHut is a global ed-tech company. Leveraging an immersive learning experience platform, KnowledgeHut is fundamentally disrupting the way tech is learnt and empowering enterprises with a scalable tech-driven solution to align role-based skill requirements with desired business outcomes.
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closed 5/7/2015 via BusinessWire

SkillSoft Limited, acquired Vodeclic SAS

synopsis: Skillsoft Limited, a global leader in learning and talent management, has completed the acquisition of Vodeclic SAS, a leading provider of new generation video courses. Vodeclic is an enterprise learning solution for desktop and collaborative skills.
buyer parent: Charterhouse Capital Partners LLP
buyer: SkillSoft Limited (SKIL:$0.00)
Skillsoft is a pioneer in the field of learning with a long history of innovation. Skillsoft provides cloud based learning solutions for its customers worldwide, ranging from global enterprises, government, and education to mid-sized and small businesses. "
target: Vodeclic SAS
Vodeclic is a cloud-based training company for desktop software, web apps and cloud services. With over 25,000 how-to videos in six languages – and 1000+ new additions each month – Vodeclic.com is an all-in-one solution designed to help users enhance their digital, internet and collaborative skills.
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closed 5/14/2019 via BNC Analysis

INE, acquired eLearnSecurity

synopsis: eLearnSecurity, a security training company, has been acquired by INE, a provider of technical training for the IT industry and a portfolio company of Providence Equity Partners. Based in Santa Clara, California, eLearnSecurity has become the premier provider of online cybersecurity training courses and virtual labs for IT Security professionals.
buyer parent: Providence Equity Partners Inc.
buyer: INE
INE is the premiere provider of Technical Training for the IT Industry. INE’s portfolio of trainings is built for levels of technical learning specializing in advanced networking technologies, next generation security and infrastructure programming and development. "
target: eLearnSecurity
Based in Santa Clara, California and with offices in Italy and the U.A.E., eLearnSecurity has become the premier provider of online cybersecurity training courses and virtual labs for IT Security professionals. Its flexible, self-paced e-learning courses include real-world cybersecurity scenarios.
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closed 1/24/2018 via BusinessWire

HackerOne, acquired Breaker 101

synopsis: HackerOne, the leading hacker-powered security platform, announced it has acquired Breaker 101, an online web security course designed to educate the next generation of ethical hackers. The interactive content and coursework, now known as Hacker101, is available for free on GitHub.
buyer: HackerOne
HackerOne is the #1 hacker-powered security platform, helping organizations receive and resolve critical vulnerabilities before they can be exploited. HackerOne customers have resolved over 61,000 vulnerabilities and awarded more than $24M in bug bounties. "
target: Breaker 101
Breaker 101 is an online web security course designed to educate the next generation of ethical hackers. The interactive content and coursework, now known as Hacker101, is available for free on GitHub.
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closed 4/6/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Vista Equity Partners, acquired Pluralsight

synopsis: Pluralsight, Inc., the technology workforce development company, has been acquired by Vista Equity Partners, a leading global investment firm focused on enterprise software, data and technology-enabled business.
buyer: Vista Equity Partners
Vista is a leading global investment firm with more than $73 billion in assets under management. The firm exclusively invests in enterprise software, data, and technology-enabled organizations across private equity, credit, public equity, and permanent capital strategies. "
target: Pluralsight (NasdaqGS:PS:$391.87)
Pluralsight is the leading technology workforce development company that helps companies and teams build better products by developing critical skills, improving processes, and gaining insights through data, and providing strategic skills consulting.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,715 [$3,885]
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$376
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closed 7/19/2016 via BusinessWire

Pluralsight, acquired Train Simple

synopsis: Pluralsight, the global leader in online learning for technology professionals, has acquired Adobe-centric video training company Train Simple. Creative professionals and top companies like Disney, GE and DreamWorks use Train Simple to learn industry-standard software like Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, InDesign, Illustrator, Premier Pro and more.
buyer: Pluralsight (NasdaqGS:PS:$391.87)
Pluralsight is an enterprise technology learning platform that delivers a unified, end-to-end learning experience for businesses across the globe. Through a subscription service, companies are empowered to move at the speed of technology, increasing proficiency, innovation and efficiency. "
target: Train Simple
Train Simple is an Adobe Authorized Training Center specializing in self-paced training for creatives. A subscription to Train Simple offers access to high-quality video training on all of Adobe's products and web technologies. New courses and updates are added each month to all of their members.
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closed 1/15/2013 via Reuters

TalentSprint Educational Services, acquired Axiom Academy

synopsis: TalentSprint Educational Services Pvt Ltd has acquired Axiom Academy, an institute specialising in placement training and engineering coaching. It offers a computer-based testing platform on which students can take a number of tests online and get their answers evaluated immediately.
buyer: TalentSprint Educational Services
TalentSprint is a leader in creating skilled and certified professionals for the global industry through fast track SPRINT IT programs, focusing on the Information Technology and Banking sectors. "
target: Axiom Academy
Axiom Academy offers a computer-based testing platform on which students can take a number of tests online and get their answers evaluated immediately.
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closed 12/7/2006 via Company Press Release

Knowledge Solutions (UK), Ltd., acquired Enlight

synopsis: Knowledge Solutions (UK) Ltd today announced the acquisition of over 30% of the shares of Enlight International AB (publ), a leading, publicly-traded provider of knowledge assurance solutions, for an undisclosed sum. Enlight is listed as ENLI B on the First North public stock exchange in Stockholm.
buyer: Knowledge Solutions (UK), Ltd.
Knowledge Solutions develops and markets a range of solutions designed to support business process change and the transfer, and management, of knowledge from those who know to those who need to know. "
target: Enlight
Enlight is the largest European provider of online solutions for testing and certification. Over 7 million tests have been taken in more than 60 countries in over 3000 Test Centres using Enlight's solutions, and Enlight has offices in Sweden, the UK, Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium.
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announced 12/16/2014 via PR Newswire

Konrad Group, will acquire BrainStation

synopsis: Konrad Group announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire BrainStation, a leading technology education institute. Founded in 2012, BrainStation represents the future of digital education, offering courses and training programs spanning web and mobile development, user experience, user interface design, innovation and business.
buyer: Konrad Group
Konrad Group is a leading technology firm with deep capabilities in both the enterprise and consumer technology spaces. They provide strategy, design, development and application management services, with an emphasis on building compelling user experiences. "
target: BrainStation
BrainStation is a progressive educational institution that is powering the next generation of creators. BrainStation's part-time courses and workshops combine hands-on, project based learning with online content and an adaptive curriculum.
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closed 6/14/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Hexagon PPM, acquired Piping Design Online

synopsis: Hexagon’s PPM division announced its acquisition of PipingDesignOnline.com. The website offers self-paced, in-depth training for CADWorx plant design software, CAESAR II pipe stress analysis software, and PV Elite pressure vessel analysis software.
buyer parent: Hexagon AB
buyer: Hexagon PPM
Hexagon PPM is the world’s leading provider of asset life cycle solutions for design, construction, and operation of industrial facilities. Their clients are empowered to visualize, build, and manage structures and facilities of all complexities. "
target: Piping Design Online
Piping Design Online is a website that offers self-paced, in-depth training for CADWorx plant design software, CAESAR II pipe stress analysis software, and PV Elite pressure vessel analysis software. More than 450,000 videos have been viewed at PipingDesignOnline.com by users in 147 countries.
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closed 11/30/2017 via Company Press Release

Avagmah, acquired AcadGild

synopsis: AEON Learning, the edtech company that offers technology to universities for their courses through its platform Avagmah, has acquired Acadgild, an online edtech startup that offers high-end tech skills to mid-career IT professionals. Acadgild offers programs on leading edge technology skills with hands-on mentorship from industry experts.
buyer: Avagmah
Avagmah is the fastest growing online education technology service provider in India. They help Universities, institutions and distance education providers make higher education more inclusive by reaching out to a broader audience. "
target: AcadGild
AcadGild offers working professionals a platform to develop ready to deploy skills in new age areas like programming, design and analytics They provide a unique hybrid education model that brings together the intensity and rigour of the classroom with the convenience of technology.
price ($mm)
$10
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announced 10/14/2020 via PR Newswire

SkillSoft Limited, will acquire Global Knowledge, Inc.

synopsis: Skillsoft, the global leader in corporate learning will acquire Global Knowledge. Global Knowledge is the world's leading technology skills training provider, supporting major enterprises and tech professionals with innovative and flexible learning solutions.
buyer: SkillSoft Limited (SKIL:$0.00)
Skillsoft is the global leader in corporate learning, providing the most engaging learner experience and high-quality content. Their mission is to build beautiful technology and engaging content that drives business impact for today's modern enterprise. "
target parent: Rhone Group
target: Global Knowledge, Inc.
Global Knowledge is the world's leading technology skills training provider, supporting major enterprises and tech professionals with innovative and flexible learning solutions, Anytime, Anyplace, and Anyhow.
price ($mm)
$233
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closed 12/31/2014 via BNC Analysis

Rhone Group, acquired Global Knowledge, Inc.

synopsis: MidOcean Partners has sold GK Holdings, Inc. ("Global Knowledge"), the largest worldwide corporate training company, to investment funds affiliated with Rhone Capital L.L.C. Global Knowledge is the leading global provider of IT and business skills training, educating over 200,000 corporate professionals across 22,000 class sessions each year.
buyer: Rhone Group
Rhône Group LLC is one of the world’s leading mid-market private equity firms. The company specializes in Merges and Acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, recapitalization and partnerships with particular focus on European and Trans- Atlantic investments. "
target parent: MidOcean Partners
target: Global Knowledge, Inc.
Global Knowledge is the world's leading IT and business skills training provider. Offering the most relevant and timely content delivered by the best instructors, they provide customers with their choice of convenient class times, delivery methods and formats to accelerate their success.
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closed 10/25/2011 via PR Newswire

MidOcean Partners, acquired Global Knowledge, Inc.

synopsis: MidOcean Partners announced that it has acquired Global Knowledge, a worldwide leader in IT and business skills training. Global Knowledge delivers via training centers, private facilities, and the Internet, enabling its customers to choose when, where, and how they want to receive training programs and learning services.
buyer: MidOcean Partners
MidOcean Partners is a premier private equity firm focused on the middle market. MidOcean is committed to investing in high quality companies with stable market positions and multiple opportunities for growth in the United States and Europe. "
target parent: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
target: Global Knowledge, Inc.
Global Knowledge is the worldwide leader in IT and business training. Global Knowledge delivers via training centers, private facilities, and the Internet, enabling its customers to choose when, where, and how they want to receive training programs and learning services.
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announced 11/18/2020 via BusinessWire

K12, Inc., will acquire Tech Elevator

synopsis: K12 Inc., soon to be Stride, Inc., announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Tech Elevator, a proven innovator in supporting individuals and companies seeking to develop in-demand coding skills and talent.
buyer: K12, Inc. (LRN:$1,154.60)
K12 Inc. takes a personalized approach to education by removing barriers to learning, reaching students where they are, and providing innovative, high-quality online and blended education solutions, curriculum, and programs to charter schools, public school districts, private schools and families. "
target: Tech Elevator
Tech Elevator is an intensive in-person and virtual live remote education provider helping individuals and companies acquire in-demand technology skills for the modern workforce. They offer a 14-week coding bootcamp and career prep program.
price ($mm)
$24
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$11
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$2
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2.1x
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11.8x
closed 1/26/2015 via BusinessWire

Pluralsight, acquired Code School

synopsis: Pluralsight, a global leader in online training for technology professionals, announced the acquisition of Code School, an online learn-to-code destination. Founded in 2011, Code School is an online learning destination for existing and aspiring developers that teaches through entertaining content.
buyer: Pluralsight (NasdaqGS:PS:$391.87)
Pluralsight is the leader in online learning for professional software developers, IT specialists and creative technologists. As the world’s largest curated professional development platform for professionals, the company offers instant access to more than 3,700 courses authored by top experts. "
target: Code School
Code School is an online learning destination with nearly 40 courses covering JavaScript, HTML/CSS, Ruby and iOS. Code School pairs experienced instructors with meticulously produced, high-quality content that’s been inspired by its community and network of partners.
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$36
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announced 5/11/2020 via PR Newswire

Bright Scholar Education Holdings Limited, will acquire Linstitute

synopsis: Bright Scholar Education Holdings Limited, the largest operator of international and bilingual schools in China, will acquire a 51% stake in Linstitute, a creative and inspiring training institution in China. Linstitute offers online training services for the Academic Olympiad and other world-wide recognized international courses.
buyer: Bright Scholar Education Holdings Limited (BEDU:$477.13)
Bright Scholar is the largest operator of international and bilingual K-12 schools in China. The company is dedicated to providing quality international education to Chinese students and equipping them with the critical academic foundation and skillsets necessary to succeed. "
target: Linstitute
Linstitute is a creative and inspiring training institution in China. Linstitute offers online training services for the Academic Olympiad and other world-wide recognized international courses. Their comprehensive selection of academic courses cover Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and more.
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closed 4/6/2022 via PR Newswire

Axon Enterprise, Inc., acquired Foundry 45

synopsis: Axon, the global leader in connected public safety technologies, has acquired Foundry 45, an industry-leading virtual reality (VR) studio focused on developing immersive training modules for large enterprises. The acquisition will integrate Foundry 45 into the Axon VR team.
buyer: Axon Enterprise, Inc. (TASR:$863.38)
Axon is a network of devices, apps and people that helps public safety personnel become smarter and safer. With a mission of protecting life, Axon's technologies give customers the confidence, focus and time they need to keep their communities safe. "
target: Foundry 45
Foundry 45 builds virtual reality experiences to create better training outcomes for clients. By leveraging interactive content, Foundry 45 helps organizations break the monotony of their current training routines while providing safer, more efficient and engaging employee training solutions.
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closed 5/13/2020 via Company Press Release

Proofpoint, Inc., acquired The Defence Works

synopsis: Proofpoint, a leading cybersecurity company, has acquired The Defence Works, an England-based security awareness company. The Defence Works provides GCHQ-certified security awareness training services to businesses around the world. Their bite-sized training modules covers everything from the basics to the biggest cyber battles a business can face.
buyer: Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT:$1,088.07)
Proofpoint, Inc. is a leading cybersecurity company that protects organizations’ greatest assets and biggest risks: their people. With an integrated suite of cloud-based solutions, Proofpoint helps companies stop targeted threats, safeguard data, and make users more resilient against cyber attacks. "
target: The Defence Works
The Defence Works is an England-based security awareness company. The Defence Works provides GCHQ-certified security awareness training services to businesses around the world. Their bite-sized training modules covers everything from the basics to the biggest cyber battles a business can face.
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closed 1/10/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Proofpoint, Inc., acquired Dathena

synopsis: Proofpoint, Inc., a leading cybersecurity and compliance company, announced it has completed its acquisition of Dathena, a deep-tech company that provides an A.I. Driven Data Discovery and Classification platform, bringing a new paradigm to data privacy and security solutions.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT:$1,088.07)
Proofpoint, Inc. is a leading cybersecurity company that protects organizations’ greatest assets and biggest risks: their people. With an integrated suite of cloud-based solutions, Proofpoint helps companies stop targeted threats, safeguard data, and make users more resilient against cyber attacks. "
target: Dathena
Dathena is a deep-tech company that provide an A.I. Driven Data Discovery and Classification platform, bringing a new paradigm to data privacy and security solutions.
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closed 8/31/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired Proofpoint, Inc.

synopsis: Proofpoint, Inc., a leading cybersecurity and compliance company, has been acquired by Thoma Bravo, a leading private equity investment firm focused on the software and technology-enabled services sector.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity firm focused on the software and technology-enabled services sectors. Thoma Bravo partners with a company’s management team to implement operating best practices, invest in growth initiatives and make acquisitions intended to accelerate revenue and earnings. "
target: Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT:$1,088.07)
Proofpoint, Inc. is a leading cybersecurity company that protects organizations’ greatest assets and biggest risks: their people. With an integrated suite of cloud-based solutions, Proofpoint helps companies stop targeted threats, safeguard data, and make users more resilient against cyber attacks.
price ($mm)
$12,300
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$1,088
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$44
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announced 2/22/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Proofpoint, Inc., will acquire InteliSecure

synopsis: Proofpoint, a leading cybersecurity and compliance company, will acquire InteliSecure, an innovator in data loss protection managed services. With this acquisition, Proofpoint looks to strengthen its cloud-based people-centric security platform by enhancing customers’ ability to protect critical data in diverse environments.
buyer: Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT:$1,088.07)
Proofpoint, Inc. is a leading cybersecurity company that protects organizations’ greatest assets and biggest risks: their people. With an integrated suite of cloud-based solutions, Proofpoint helps companies stop targeted threats, safeguard data, and make users more resilient against cyber attacks. "
target: InteliSecure
Headquartered in the booming Denver Tech Center, InteliSecure protects more than 500 enterprise customers and three million users worldwide with managed security services tailored to safeguard enterprise assets from the escalating frequency and scale of global cybersecurity threats.
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closed 5/13/2020 via Company Press Release

Proofpoint, Inc., acquired The Defence Works

synopsis: Proofpoint, a leading cybersecurity company, has acquired The Defence Works, an England-based security awareness company. The Defence Works provides GCHQ-certified security awareness training services to businesses around the world. Their bite-sized training modules covers everything from the basics to the biggest cyber battles a business can face.
buyer: Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT:$1,088.07)
Proofpoint, Inc. is a leading cybersecurity company that protects organizations’ greatest assets and biggest risks: their people. With an integrated suite of cloud-based solutions, Proofpoint helps companies stop targeted threats, safeguard data, and make users more resilient against cyber attacks. "
target: The Defence Works
The Defence Works is an England-based security awareness company. The Defence Works provides GCHQ-certified security awareness training services to businesses around the world. Their bite-sized training modules covers everything from the basics to the biggest cyber battles a business can face.
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closed 11/25/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Proofpoint, Inc., acquired ObserveIT

synopsis: Proofpoint, Inc., the leader in people-centric cybersecurity, has acquired ObserveIT, the leading insider threat management platform. ObserveIT provides security organizations with a powerful tool for protecting employees and valuable assets while saving time and resources.
buyer: Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT:$1,088.07)
Proofpoint, Inc. is a leading cybersecurity company that protects organizations’ greatest assets and biggest risks: their people. With an integrated suite of cloud-based solutions, Proofpoint helps companies stop targeted threats, safeguard data, and make users more resilient against cyber attacks. "
target: ObserveIT
ObserveIT, the leader in Insider Threat Management, delivers comprehensive visibility into user and data activity providing security organizations with a powerful tool for protecting employees and valuable assets while saving time and resources.
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announced 5/6/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Proofpoint, Inc., will acquire MetaNetworks

synopsis: Proofpoint, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Meta Networks, an innovator in zero trust network access. Proofpoint will strengthen its cloud-based architecture and people-centric security platform, enabling customers to better protect their people and the applications and data they access beyond the traditional perimeter.
buyer: Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT:$1,088.07)
Proofpoint, Inc. is a leading cybersecurity company that protects organizations’ greatest assets and biggest risks: their people. With an integrated suite of cloud-based solutions, Proofpoint helps companies stop targeted threats, safeguard data, and make users more resilient against cyber attacks. "
target: MetaNetworks
Meta Networks, the technology leader in zero trust network access, is reinventing the enterprise network for the cloud age. Meta Networks’ Network-as-a-Service, enterprises can rapidly connect people, applications, clouds, data centers and offices, and secure them with a software-defined perimeter.
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closed 3/1/2018 via GlobeNewswire

Proofpoint, Inc., acquired Wombat Security Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Proofpoint, Inc., a leading cybersecurity company, has completed the acquisition of Wombat Security Technologies, Inc. At Wombat Security, their mission is to deliver software-based cyber security awareness and training solutions that help employees understand the risks associated with poor cyber hygiene.
buyer: Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT:$1,088.07)
Proofpoint Inc. is a leading next-generation security and compliance company that provides cloud-based solutions to protect the way people work today. "
target: Wombat Security Technologies, Inc.
At Wombat Security, their mission is to deliver software-based cyber security awareness and training solutions that help employees understand the risks associated with poor cyber hygiene and subsequently change their behaviors to strengthen a organization’s security posture.
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$31
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announced 11/29/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Proofpoint, Inc., will acquire Weblife

synopsis: Proofpoint, Inc., a leading next-generation cybersecurity company, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Weblife, a cloud service that solves the security, productivity and privacy challenges associated with employee web use by providing a secure and anonymous web-browsing service.
buyer: Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT:$1,088.07)
Proofpoint Inc. is a leading next-generation security and compliance company that provides cloud-based solutions to protect the way people work today. "
target: Weblife
Weblife’s cloud service solves the security, productivity and privacy challenges associated with employee web use by providing a secure and anonymous web-browsing service; isolating employees’ web use and therefore eliminating the threat of malware from cyber-attacks.
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announced 11/7/2017 via GlobeNewswire

Proofpoint, Inc., will acquire Cloudmark Inc.

synopsis: Proofpoint, Inc., a leading next-generation cybersecurity company, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Cloudmark, Inc., a leader in messaging security and threat intelligence for Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and mobile carriers worldwide.
buyer: Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT:$1,088.07)
Proofpoint Inc. is a leading next-generation security and compliance company that provides cloud-based solutions to protect the way people work today. "
target: Cloudmark Inc.
Cloudmark is a trusted leader in intelligent threat protection against known and future attacks, safeguarding 12 percent of the world’s inboxes from wide-scale and targeted email threats.
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closed 8/24/2016 via Company Press Release

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

synopsis: Proofpoint, Inc., a leading next-generation cybersecurity company, has acquired Return Path’s Email Fraud Protection (EFP) business unit. Return Path’s EFP business, provides standards-based DMARC authentication and proprietary sender-analysis capabilities to defend businesses by detecting, blocking, and responding to email threats.
buyer: Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT:$1,088.07)
Proofpoint Inc. is a leading next-generation security and compliance company that provides solutions to enable organizations to protect their users from advanced attacks delivered via email, social media and mobile apps. "
seller: Return Path, Inc.
Return Path’s Email Fraud Protection (EFP) business unit provides standards-based DMARC authentication and proprietary sender-analysis capabilities to defend businesses by detecting, blocking, and responding to email threats directed towards employees and customers.
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closed 11/4/2015 via GlobeNewswire

Proofpoint, Inc., acquired Socialware, Inc.

synopsis: Proofpoint, Inc., a leading next-generation cybersecurity company, has acquired Socialware, a leading provider of social media compliance solutions. Proofpoint expects to integrate Socialware's compliance workflow and unique content capture/review capabilities with Proofpoint Social Media Security and Compliance.
buyer: Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT:$1,088.07)
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. "
target: Socialware, Inc.
Socialware, Inc. operates a social middleware platform that enables enterprises to transform public social networking Websites, such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter into enterprise-grade channels for communication and collaboration.
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announced 3/2/2015 via Market Wire

Proofpoint, Inc., will acquire Emerging Threats

synopsis: Proofpoint, Inc., a leading next-generation security and compliance company, will acquire Emerging Threats, a leading provider of advanced threat intelligence. Emerging Threats uses an automated collection and analysis system, along with a team of expert threat researchers, to produce actionable threat intelligence.
buyer: Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT:$1,088.07)
Proofpoint Inc. is a leading next-generation security and compliance company that provides cloud-based solutions for comprehensive threat protection, incident response, secure communications, social media security, compliance, archiving and governance. "
target: Emerging Threats
Emerging Threats is a world-leading provider of commercial and open source threat intelligence. Founded in 2003 as a cyber security research community, Emerging Threats has become the de facto standard in network-based malware threat detection.
price ($mm)
$40
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announced 10/23/2014 via Market Wire

Proofpoint, Inc., will acquire Nexgate

synopsis: Proofpoint, Inc., a leading security-as-a-service provider, will acquire Nexgate, a pioneer in security and compliance solutions for social media communication channels. Nexgate offers an award winning, cloud-based service that enables organizations to prevent abuse, add security and ensure compliance across leading social media channels.
buyer: Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT:$1,088.07)
Proofpoint provides messaging security solutions for large enterprises to stop spam, protect against email viruses, ensure that outbound messages comply with both corporate policies and external regulations and prevent leaks of confidential information via email and other network protocols. "
target: Nexgate
Nexgate is a pioneer in security and compliance solutions for social media communication channels. Nexgate offers an award winning, cloud-based service that enables organizations to prevent abuse, add security and ensure compliance across leading social media channels.
price ($mm)
$35
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closed 5/20/2014 via Market Wire

Proofpoint, Inc., acquired NetCitadel

synopsis: Proofpoint, Inc., a leading security-as-a-service provider, announced that it has acquired Silicon Valley-based NetCitadel, a pioneer in the field of automated security incident response, for approximately $24.0 million in cash.
buyer: Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT:$1,088.07)
Proofpoint provides messaging security solutions for large enterprises to stop spam, protect against email viruses, ensure that outbound messages comply with both corporate policies and external regulations and prevent leaks of confidential information via email and other network protocols. "
target: NetCitadel
NetCitadel is a pioneer in the field of automated security incident response. NetCitadel ThreatOptics Threat Management Platform revolutionizes Incident Response workflow by providing single-pane-of-glass context, analysis, and rapid-response to the increasing volume and complexity of cyber attacks.
price ($mm)
$24
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closed 10/1/2013 via Market Wire

Proofpoint, Inc., acquired Sendmail Inc.

synopsis: Proofpoint announced that it has acquired Sendmail, Inc., a leading provider of solutions that simplify business messaging complexity and reduce IT infrastructure costs. The acquisition brings a unique set of technical talent to the Proofpoint engineering team and strengthens the company's position in enterprise security and messaging.
buyer: Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT:$1,088.07)
Proofpoint provides messaging security solutions for large enterprises to stop spam, protect against email viruses, ensure that outbound messages comply with both corporate policies and external regulations and prevent leaks of confidential information via email and other network protocols. "
target: Sendmail Inc.
Sendmail simplifies business email complexity and reduces IT infrastructure costs for large enterprises. The company’s solutions ensure global email connectivity, routing, and message delivery between people, systems, and applications located on-premises, in-cloud or on mobile devices.
price ($mm)
$23
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closed 9/6/2013 via Market Wire

Proofpoint, Inc., acquired Armorize Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: Proofpoint, Inc., a leading security-as-a-service provider, announced that it has completed its acquisition of Armorize Technologies, Inc., a leading developer of cloud-based (SaaS) anti-malware products. Proofpoint's acquisition of Armorize strengthens their position in the malware market, one of the most important spaces in the security industry.
buyer: Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT:$1,088.07)
Proofpoint provides messaging security solutions for large enterprises to stop spam, protect against email viruses, ensure that outbound messages comply with both corporate policies and external regulations and prevent leaks of confidential information via email and other network protocols. "
target: Armorize Technologies, Inc.
Armorize has pioneered next-generation threat protection technologies, including dynamic threat protection, anomaly detection and malware sandboxing. Armorize has applied this core technology to detect advanced and "zero day" malware across multiple threat vectors.
price ($mm)
$25
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closed 7/25/2013 via Market Wire

Proofpoint, Inc., merged with Abaca Technology Corporation

synopsis: Proofpoint, Inc., a leading security-as-a-service provider, announced that it has acquired Abaca Technology Corporation through a reverse triangular merger with a wholly-owned subsidiary of Proofpoint. Abaca is a Silicon Valley company known for its engineering strength, technical talent, and email filtering & protection algorithms.
buyer: Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT:$1,088.07)
Proofpoint provides messaging security solutions for large enterprises to stop spam, protect against email viruses, ensure that outbound messages comply with both corporate policies and external regulations and prevent leaks of confidential information via email and other network protocols. "
target: Abaca Technology Corporation
Abaca Technology Corporation is an innovator in email protection and messaging security. Abaca’s next generation technology, ReceiverNet, offers a revolutionary approach in the fight against spam — providing an unprecedented level of performance and guaranteeing a minimum of 99 percent accuracy.
price ($mm)
$0.98
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closed 4/9/2013 via Company Press Release

Proofpoint, Inc., acquired Maildistiller

synopsis: Proofpoint, Inc., a leader in cloud-based information security and governance, announced the aquisition of Mail Distiller Limited. Mail Distiller Limited is a European-based provider of SaaS email security solutions.
buyer: Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT:$1,088.07)
Proofpoint provides messaging security solutions for large enterprises to stop spam, protect against email viruses, ensure that outbound messages comply with both corporate policies and external regulations and prevent leaks of confidential information via email and other network protocols. "
target: Maildistiller
Maildistiller filters millions of email every day and are renowned for generating one of the lowest false positives in the industry. It provides managed email filtering services to eradicate viruses and abolish spam and time-wasting e-mail content.
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closed 6/24/2008 via PR Newswire

Proofpoint, Inc., acquired Fortiva Inc.

synopsis: Proofpoint, Inc., the leading provider of unified email security and data loss prevention solutions, announced that it has acquired Fortiva, Inc., a leading provider of on-demand email archiving solutions for legal discovery, regulatory compliance and email storage management.
buyer: Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT:$1,088.07)
Proofpoint provides messaging security solutions for large enterprises to stop spam, protect against email viruses, ensure that outbound messages comply with both corporate policies and external regulations and prevent leaks of confidential information via email and other network protocols. "
target: Fortiva Inc.
Fortiva is a leading provider of on-demand email archiving solutions for Microsoft Exchange, providing storage reduction, legal discovery and regulatory compliance. With a global data center presence, Fortiva delivers its enterprise-grade solutions through a strong network of strategic partnerships.
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closed 9/29/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Zscaler, Inc., acquired ShiftRight

synopsis: Zscaler, Inc., the leader in cloud security, announced it has completed its acquisition of ShiftRight, a leader in closed loop security workflow automation. ShiftRight’s workflow automation technology is currently being integrated into the Zscaler Zero Trust Exchange™ cloud security platform.
buyer: Zscaler, Inc. (ZS:$601.91)
Zscaler enables organizations to securely transform their networks and applications for a mobile, cloud-first world. Its flagship services, Zscaler Internet Access and Zscaler Private Access, create fast, secure connections between users and applications, regardless of device, location, or network. "
target: ShiftRight
ShiftRight is a leader in closed loop security workflow automation. They are a stealth mode startup that empowers security leaders to make the right business decisions to establish a shared responsibility model of Security with their business line counterparts while optimizing their security spend.
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closed 9/28/2022 via BNC Analysis

Alinto, acquired MailCleaner

synopsis: MailCleaner joins the Alinto Group – a European provider of email security solutions – to offer the international market a full suite of solutions related to secure email communication, that adapts to all types of businesses. MailCleaner is a software solution, including the operating system, anti-virus, anti-spam and a complete admin environment.
buyer: Alinto
Alinto was the first messaging platform with a Cloud based email solution in Europe and the first web based email accessible from a mobile phone. They provide Cloud based email software in 3 European countries. "
target: MailCleaner
MailCleaner is a full software solution, including the operating system, anti-virus, anti-spam and a complete administration environment. MailCleaner offers professional protection against viruses and eliminates up to 99% of spam. MailCleaner is installed between the Internet and the mail server.
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closed 7/27/2022 via BusinessWire

PerimeterX merged with HUMAN Security, Inc.,

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

AgileBlue, purchased MDR Platform from Crowe

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

XM Cyber, acquired Cyber Observer, Ltd.

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

Johnson Controls, acquired Tempered

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

IBM, will acquire Randori

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

Framatome, acquired Cyberwatch

synopsis: Framatome announced the acquisition of Cyberwatch, a team of experts in vulnerability management and compliance control. This addition complements and strengthens Framatome’s cybersecurity offering and expands its portfolio of solutions to serve public administrations, nuclear and other critical industries.
buyer parent: The EDF Group
buyer: Framatome
Framatome is a France-based company in the nuclear energy market recognized for its innovative solutions and value-added technologies for designing, building, maintaining, and advancing the global nuclear fleet. "
target: Cyberwatch
Cyberwatch is a French computer security software publisher, specializing in vulnerability management and compliance control. Cyberwatch helps operators of vital importance and operators of essential services, to reduce IT risks using continuous analyzes and relevant reports.
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closed 5/18/2022 via PR Newswire

Appsian Security merged with Pathlock,

synopsis: Pathlock, the leading provider of access governance solutions for business applications, announced a merger with Appsian, the leading provider of ERP data security solutions, and Security Weaver, the leading provider of governance, risk and compliance management (GRCM) software for SAP.
buyer: Pathlock
Pathlock is the global leader in application governance, risk, and compliance. Its platform protects over 140 enterprise business applications and the critical transactions they power. "
target: Appsian Security
Appsian provides comprehensive data security and compliance solutions for ERP applications such as SAP and Oracle. The Appsian Security Platform is designed to manage and mitigate the myriad of risks associated with ERP data, including hacking, fraud, theft, and business process errors.
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closed 5/5/2022 via BusinessWire

Magnet Forensics Inc., acquired Comae Technologies

synopsis: Magnet Forensics, a developer of digital investigation solutions for more than 4,000 enterprises and public safety organizations in over 100 countries, announced the acquisition of the strategic IP assets of Comae Technologies, a cybersecurity firm that specializes in incident response and memory analysis.
buyer: Magnet Forensics Inc. (TSX:MAGT:$70.29)
Magnet Forensics is a Canada-based leader in the development of digital investigation software that acquires, analyzes and shares evidence from computers, smartphones, the cloud and more. Magnet Forensics helps examiners and investigators fight crime, protect assets and guard national security. "
target: Comae Technologies
Comae is a UAE-based cybersecurity company that specializes in cloud-based memory analysis used to recover evidence from the volatile memory of devices.
price ($mm)
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closed 4/21/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Devo, acquired Kognos, Inc.

synopsis: Devo Technology, the cloud-native logging and security analytics company, has acquired Kognos, the autonomous threat hunting pioneer. This acquisition combines Devo, the industry’s most scalable cloud-native logging and security analytics platform, with Kognos to deliver on what Devo calls the “autonomous SOC.”
buyer: Devo
Devo is the only cloud-native logging and security analytics platform that releases the full potential of data to empower bold, confident action. Devo arms analysts with the fastest query capabilities, real-time alerting and data analytics so they can keep pace with attackers. "
target: Kognos, Inc.
Kognos is the pioneer of autonomous threat hunting. Kognos uses an AI powered inquiry engine to ask thousands of forensic questions per second to fully contextualize the attack and present the findings as complete attack campaigns, allowing the analyst to respond in real-time.
price ($mm)
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EV / rev
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closed 4/5/2022 via BusinessWire

Airiam, acquired Syntervision

synopsis: Airiam, a newly formed managed IT and Digital Transformation company with a strong focus on cybersecurity, has acquired Alabama-based Syntervision, the developer of a robust cybersecurity XDR, SIEM and SOAR solution in addition to a 24/7 Security Operations Center (SOC).
buyer: Airiam
Airiam provides businesses with best-in-class managed IT and cybersecurity solutions, including AirGuard, a bundled suite of IT and cybersecurity software and services offered at per-user monthly plans. Airiam’s managed IT services are scalable, agile and robust for all business types. "
target: Syntervision
Alabama-based Syntervision is the developer of a robust cybersecurity XDR, SIEM and SOAR solution in addition to a 24/7 Security Operations Center (SOC). They are an established SaaS company committed to filling in the gaps of existing ITSM tools with a platform that is simple and scalable.
price ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 3/30/2022 via PR Newswire

PerceptionPoint Ltd., acquired Hysolate

synopsis: Perception Point, a leading Israeli email and cloud collaboration channel security company, has acquired Tel Aviv-based Hysolate, a next-gen web isolation platform operating at the endpoint level. The acquisition will allow Proception Point to deliver unprecedented protection against all content-based attacks.
buyer: PerceptionPoint Ltd.
Israel-based Perception Point is a Prevention-as-a-Service company offering fast interception of any content-borne attacks across email and all cloud collaboration channels. Its next-generation solution prevents attacks well before they reach end-users by dynamically scanning 100% of content. "
target: Hysolate
Based in Israel, Hysolate enables organizations to create trusted endpoints that are secure by design. With Hysolate users can secure enterprise access with an isolated virtual workspace that runs on the endpoint and is fully managed from the cloud.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
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closed 3/14/2022 via Company Press Release

Crossword Cybersecurity PLC, acquired Threat Status

synopsis: Crossword Cybersecurity Plc, the technology commercialisation company focused on cyber security and risk, is pleased to announce its acquisition of Threat Status, the threat intelligence company and provider of Trillion™, the cloud based software as a service (SaaS) platform for enterprise-level credential breach intelligence has completed.
buyer: Crossword Cybersecurity PLC (AIM:CCS:$2.31)
Crossword Cybersecurity plc, based in the United Kingdom, focuses on commercialization of university research-based cyber security and risk management software and cyber security consulting. They work with European research university partners to identify cybersecurity intellectual property. "
target: Threat Status
Threat Status Ltd are a UK based Threat Intelligence company located on the beautiful south coast of England. Established in 2017 by Jon Inns and Ian Nice, Threat Status are the developers of Trillion, a cloud based Security As A Service (SaaS) platform.
price ($mm)
$2.00
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 4/1/2022 via BusinessWire

CloudFlare, Inc., acquired Area 1 Security

synopsis: Cloudflare, the security, performance, and reliability company helping to build a better Internet, has acquired Area 1 Security. Area 1 Security’s cloud-native platform, which works seamlessly with any email offering, stops phishing attacks by preemptively discovering and eliminating them before they can inflict damage in a corporate environment.
buyer: CloudFlare, Inc. (NET:$656.43)
Cloudflare, Inc. is on a mission to help build a better Internet. Cloudflare’s suite of products protect and accelerate any Internet application online without adding hardware, installing software, or changing a line of code. "
target: Area 1 Security
Area 1 Security’s cloud-native platform, which works seamlessly with any email offering, stops phishing attacks by preemptively discovering and eliminating them before they can inflict damage in a corporate environment.
price ($mm)
$162
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 2/23/2022 via PR Newswire

Darktrace, will acquire Cybersprint

synopsis: Darktrace, a global leader in cyber security AI, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the entire issued share capital of Cybersprint, an attack surface management company that provides continuous, real-time insights from an outside-in perspective to eliminate blind spots and detect risks.
buyer: Darktrace (LSE:DARK:$281.34)
Darktrace, a global leader in cyber security AI, delivers world-class technology that protects over 6,500 customers worldwide from advanced threats, including ransomware and cloud and SaaS attacks. "
target: Cybersprint
Cybersprint maps the attack surface of organizations and brands. They offer full visibility using continuous and automated digital asset discovery. Cybersprint's zero-scope AI-driven approach provides an outside-in perspective, eliminating blind spots.
price ($mm)
$54
rev ($mm)
$4
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
12.5x
EV / EBITDA
closed 2/23/2022 via BNC Analysis

Equistone Partners Europe, acquired eperi GmbH

synopsis: Funds advised by Equistone Partners Europe (Equistone) have acquired a majority stake in eperi, a provider of cybersecurity software for cloud applications. eperi is headquartered in Germany and holds several global patents for its innovative technology, providing unrivaled data protection for databases and apps.
buyer: Equistone Partners Europe
Equistone Partners Europe is an independent investment firm that invests as a strategic partner alongside management teams. In each of their markets they look for strong businesses with the potential to grow, supported by their capital and guided by their experience. "
target: eperi GmbH
eperi is a leading player in the IT-Security sector, with many years of experience in the field of data encryption for cloud applications. eperi is headquartered in Germany and holds several global patents for its innovative technology, providing unrivaled data protection for databases and apps.
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closed 2/2/2022 via PR Newswire

ForeSite Technologies, acquired Cyber Lantern

synopsis: Foresite Cybersecurity, a cyber security innovator, has acquired Cyber Lantern, a provider of cybersecurity products and services. Foresite Cybersecurity will integrate Cyber Lantern's Software-as-a-Service platform into its security monitoring, management, and assessment solutions.
buyer: ForeSite Technologies
Foresite is an innovation-led Cybersecurity as a Service company. Its ProVision platform sits at the center of security operations, providing customers visibility into their current security and risk, and implementing proactive actions and responses through a variety of managed solutions. "
target parent: Digital Lantern LLC
target: Cyber Lantern
Cyber Lantern is the commercial cybersecurity products and services branch of Digital Lantern. Cyber Lantern’s Software-as-a-Service platform allows businesses to quickly access their policies, practices, and technologies so that they can stay compliant and secure.
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announced 2/1/2022 via GlobeNewswire

Tenable Network Security Inc, will acquire Cymptom

synopsis: Tenable, the Cyber Exposure company, has announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Cymptom, a leader in attack path management. Cymptom proactively measures the impact of cyber risk by mapping all attack paths before they happen.
buyer: Tenable Network Security Inc (TENB:$541.13)
Tenable is the Cyber Exposure company, enabling organizations around the globe to understand and reduce cyber risk. As the creator of Nessus, Tenable extended its expertise in vulnerabilities to deliver the world’s first platform to see and secure any digital asset on any computing platform. "
target: Cymptom
Cymptom proactively measures the impact of cyber risk by mapping all attack paths before they happen. Cymptom’s platform maps critical risk to the MITRE ATT&CK® framework by using agentless data collection technology to continuously visualize all viable attack paths (on-prem and cloud).
price ($mm)
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closed 1/26/2022 via PR Newswire

Vectra Networks, acquired Siriux

synopsis: Vectra AI, a leader in AI-driven threat detection and response, has acquired Siriux Security Technologies, a provider of identity and SaaS posture management. Siriux provides an assessment tool for identifying security vulnerabilities in SaaS products. Their solution helps security teams extend their visibility into all Microsoft 365 services.
buyer: Vectra Networks
Vectra is a leader in AI-driven threat detection and response for hybrid and multi-cloud enterprises. Vectra helps the world's largest organizations to immediately detect and respond to cyberattacks in cloud, data center, IoT and enterprise with AI driven network detection. "
target: Siriux
Siriux is a leading provider of identity and software as a service (SaaS) posture management. Siriux provides a SaaS vulnerability assessment tool for identifying security vulnerabilities in SaaS products. Their solution helps security teams extend their visibility into all Microsoft 365 services.
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EBIT ($mm)
($321.61)
Net Income ($mm)
$916.14
Employees
2335
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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:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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: 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: TENB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tenable Network Security Inc
Tenable Network Security Inc
Tenable is the Cyber Exposure company. Tenable helps organizations of all sizes accurately understand and reduce their cyber risk. Tenable.io, their Cyber Exposure platform, provides broad visibility and deep analytics to secure the entire modern attack surface.
year
2022
rev ($mm)
$541.13
EBITDA ($mm)
($25.60)
EBIT ($mm)
($41.77)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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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
2021
rev ($mm)
$5.14
EBITDA ($mm)
($9.21)
EBIT ($mm)
($9.41)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
63
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Ticker: ENXTPA:INSD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Verimatrix
Verimatrix
Verimatrix is a global provider of security and analytics solutions that protect devices, services and applications across multiple markets.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$72.46
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.32)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.91)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
155
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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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