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closed 5/13/2021 via PR Newswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Agari Data, Inc.

synopsis: HelpSystems has acquired Agari, a recognized leader in enterprise solutions protecting against advanced email threats, to enhance its data security suite. Agari's solutions detect, defend against, and respond to email attacks by using massive data sets, data science, and the power of cloud computing.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation solutions simplify critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target: Agari Data, Inc.
Agari is a provider of enterprise solutions that protect against advanced email threats. Using applied data science and a diverse set of signals, Agari protects the workforce from inbound business email compromise, supply chain fraud, spear phishing, and account takeover-based attacks.
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announced 4/26/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, will acquire Proofpoint, Inc.

synopsis: Proofpoint, Inc., a leading cybersecurity and compliance company, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Thoma Bravo, a leading private equity investment firm focused on the software and technology-enabled services sector
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity firm focused on the software and technology-enabled services sectors. Thoma Bravo partners with a company’s management team to implement operating best practices, invest in growth initiatives and make acquisitions intended to accelerate revenue and earnings. "
target: Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT:$1,088.07)
Proofpoint, Inc. is a leading cybersecurity company that protects organizations’ greatest assets and biggest risks: their people. With an integrated suite of cloud-based solutions, Proofpoint helps companies stop targeted threats, safeguard data, and make users more resilient against cyber attacks.
price ($mm)
$12,300
rev ($mm)
$1,088
EBITDA ($mm)
$44
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11.3x
EV / EBITDA
276.7x
closed 8/24/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Kaseya Limited, acquired Graphus

synopsis: Kaseya, a leading provider of IT infrastructure and security management solutions, is expanding its IT Complete platform by acquiring and integrating Graphus, an automated phishing defense platform. With this acquisition, IT Complete has access to a simple, automated, powerful, and cost-effective email security and phishing defense platform.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Kaseya Limited
Kaseya is the leading provider of IT infrastructure and security management solutions for managed service providers (MSPs) and small to medium sized businesses (SMBs). Kaseya allows organizations to efficiently manage and secure IT in order to drive IT service and business success. "
target: Graphus
Graphus is a cloud email security solution. As the world’s first automated phishing defense platform, Graphus protects email users from cybercriminals posing as trusted contacts by automatically eliminating social engineering threats such as spear phishing, phishing, and business email scams.
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closed 7/30/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Mimecast Services Limited, acquired MessageControl

synopsis: Mimecast Limited, a leading email and data security company, announced it has acquired MessageControl, a messaging security provider with solutions designed to help stop social engineering and human identity attacks with the use of machine learning technology.
buyer: Mimecast Services Limited (MIME:$442.91)
UK-based Mimecast makes business email and data safer for thousands of customers and their millions of employees worldwide. Founded in 2003, the company's next-generation cloud-based security, archiving, and continuity services protect email and deliver comprehensive email risk management. "
target: MessageControl
MessageControl is a messaging security provider with solutions designed to help stop social engineering and human identity attacks with the use of machine learning technology.
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announced 6/5/2020 via BNC Analysis

VMware, Inc., will acquire Lastline, Inc.

synopsis: Software company VMware has agreed to acquire Lastline, a provider of AI-based cybersecurity services. Lastline, Inc. provides innovative AI-powered network security products that detect and defeat advanced cyberattacks attempting to enter and operating within a network.
buyer parent: Dell Technologies
buyer: VMware, Inc. (VMW:$11,338.00)
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: Lastline, Inc.
Lastline, Inc. provides innovative AI-powered network security products that detect and defeat advanced cyberattacks attempting to enter and operating within a network. Lastline protects network, email, cloud, and web infrastructures, minimizing the risk of damaging and costly data breaches.
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closed 5/8/2019 via BusinessWire

Zix Corporation, acquired DeliverySlip Inc.

synopsis: Zix Corporation, a leader in email security, has acquired the assets of Cirius Messaging Inc. and wholly owned subsidiary, DeliverySlip Inc. related to the DeliverySlip product. DeliverySlip is a provider of email encryption, e-signatures and secure file sharing solutions.
buyer: Zix Corporation (ZIXI:$210.99)
Zix is a leader in email security. Trusted by influential institutions in healthcare, finance and government, Zix delivers a superior experience and easy-to-use solutions for email encryption and data loss prevention, advanced threat protection, archiving and bring your own device mobile security. "
target: DeliverySlip Inc.
DeliverySlip is a provider of email encryption, e-signatures and secure file sharing solutions. DeliverySlip offers smarter security for Office365, Outlook, and GSuite and protects other apps and web forms via the application of RESTful APIs.
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$14
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closed 2/20/2019 via BusinessWire

Zix Corporation, acquired AppRiver

synopsis: Zix Corporation, a leader in email security, has completed the acquisition of AppRiver, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) application provider offering award-winning email and Web security solutions to businesses of all sizes.
buyer: Zix Corporation (ZIXI:$210.99)
Zix is a leader in email security. Trusted by influential institutions in healthcare, finance and government, Zix delivers a superior experience and easy-to-use solutions for email encryption and data loss prevention, advanced threat protection, archiving and bring your own device mobile security. "
target parent: Marlin Equity Partners
target: AppRiver
AppRiver is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) application provider offering award-winning email and Web security solutions to businesses of all sizes. Over 60,000 companies worldwide use AppRiver to maintain secure and reliable messaging systems and protect themselves against cybersecurity threats.
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$275
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closed 1/8/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Sophos, acquired Avid Secure

synopsis: Sophos, a global leader in network and endpoint security, has acquired cloud infrastructure security company, Avid Secure. Avid Secure offers an artificial intelligence-based cloud security analytics, compliance, and DevSecOps platform to provide effective end-to-end protection in public cloud services such as AWS, Azure, and Google.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Sophos (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Sophos delivers the best IT security and data protection for businesses. More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos' complete security solutions as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. "
target: Avid Secure
Avid Secure Platform is a next-generation cloud infrastructure security platform that combines deep security expertise with the power of AI to deliver intelligent security analytics, compliance automation, and rugged DevSecOps with a simple to use interface.
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closed 10/7/2017 via PE Hub

Marlin Equity Partners, acquired AppRiver

synopsis: AppRiver, LLC, a leading provider of cloud-based cybersecurity and productivity software and services, announced that it has secured a majority investment from Marlin Equity Partners, a global private equity firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management.
buyer: Marlin Equity Partners
Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management that is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs. "
target: AppRiver
AppRiver is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) application provider offering award-winning email and Web security solutions to businesses of all sizes.
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announced 11/23/2016 via

Mimecast Services Limited, will acquire iSheriff

synopsis: Mimecast, an email & data security firm, announced it was purchasing all of the assets of iSheriff, a cloud-based security provider. The acquisition will provide Mimecast customers additional real-time email threat intelligence & detection expertise and complements Mimecast’s existing portfolio of email security, continuity and archiving solutions.
buyer: Mimecast Services Limited (MIME:$442.91)
Founded in 2002, Mimecast Ltd. provides cloud-based unified email management (UEM) solutions for Microsoft Exchange and Office 365 to serve customers worldwide. Mimecast helps reduces the complexity and cost of managing numerous point solutions traditionally used to protect email and its data. "
target parent: Total Defense, Inc.
target: iSheriff
Founded in 1999, iSheriff is a pioneering leader in the development of world class email and Internet security solutions. iSheriff SaaS is the first proprietary, integrated Security as a Service solution for cloud-based Web and email security featuring a common Web management and reporting console.
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closed 8/24/2016 via Company Press Release

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

synopsis: Proofpoint, Inc., a leading next-generation cybersecurity company, has acquired Return Path’s Email Fraud Protection (EFP) business unit. Return Path’s EFP business, provides standards-based DMARC authentication and proprietary sender-analysis capabilities to defend businesses by detecting, blocking, and responding to email threats.
buyer: Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT:$1,088.07)
Proofpoint Inc. is a leading next-generation security and compliance company that provides solutions to enable organizations to protect their users from advanced attacks delivered via email, social media and mobile apps. "
seller: Return Path, Inc.
Return Path’s Email Fraud Protection (EFP) business unit provides standards-based DMARC authentication and proprietary sender-analysis capabilities to defend businesses by detecting, blocking, and responding to email threats directed towards employees and customers.
price ($mm)
$3.80
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closed 8/26/2015 via Company Press Release

CensorNet, acquired Sirrustec, Inc.

synopsis: CensorNet, the complete cloud security company, announced that it has acquired Florida-based cyber security company Sirrustec’s, e-mail security platform, archival and storage technology, which further enhances CensorNet’s product portfolio.
buyer: CensorNet
CensorNet, the complete cloud security company, helps organisations step up to the challenge of managing the rise of cloud applications in an increasingly mobile work environment. "
target: Sirrustec, Inc.
Sirrustec, the hosted email and storage vendor, has a set of products that it has developed and can be bought off the shelf by Service Providers. These are in the area of Email Management and online Storage Solutions.
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closed 6/10/2015 via BNC Analysis

Sophos, acquired Reflexion Networks, Inc.

synopsis: Sophos, a company that delivers the best IT security and data protection for businesses, has acquired cloud-based email security firm Reflexion Networks. Reflexion markets archiving, email encryption and business continuity services.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Sophos (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Sophos delivers the best IT security and data protection for businesses. More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos' complete security solutions as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. "
target: Reflexion Networks, Inc.
Reflexion Networks, Inc. provides hosted email security and compliance services. It offers an anti spam and email security service that blocks spam, viruses, and volume-based attacks and address-on-the-fly technology that preserves the integrity of primary email address.
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closed 4/3/2014 via BusinessWire

j2 Global, Inc., acquired iCritical

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., the global provider of Internet services, announced the acquisition of Critical Software Ltd., a UK-based Email Security and Management company operating under the brand name iCriticalTM.
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,555.38)
j2 Global, Inc. and its affiliates provide Internet services globally through two divisions: Business Cloud Services and Digital Media. The Business Cloud Services Division offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and CRM solutions. "
target: iCritical
iCritical is an award-winning provider of cloud-based services for email security, web security and secure email archiving. iCritical helps organisations eliminate email and web challenges, with cloud-based services that give customers the ability to secure and control what employees do online.
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closed 4/9/2013 via Company Press Release

Proofpoint, Inc., acquired Maildistiller

synopsis: Proofpoint, Inc., a leader in cloud-based information security and governance, announced the aquisition of Mail Distiller Limited. Mail Distiller Limited is a European-based provider of SaaS email security solutions.
buyer: Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT:$1,088.07)
Proofpoint provides messaging security solutions for large enterprises to stop spam, protect against email viruses, ensure that outbound messages comply with both corporate policies and external regulations and prevent leaks of confidential information via email and other network protocols. "
target: Maildistiller
Maildistiller filters millions of email every day and are renowned for generating one of the lowest false positives in the industry. It provides managed email filtering services to eradicate viruses and abolish spam and time-wasting e-mail content.
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closed 11/19/2012 via PR Newswire

Commtouch, acquired eleven GmbH

synopsis: Commtouch®, a leading provider of Internet security technology and cloud-based services, announced it acquired Berlin, Germany-based eleven GmbH. eleven is well-known throughout Germany as the leading provider of mail-based Security-as-a-Service solutions, capturing more than 36 percent of the German market for managed email security.
buyer: Commtouch (CTCH:$23.91)
Commtouch® is a leading provider of Internet security technology and cloud-based services for vendors and service providers, increasing the value and profitability of our customers' solutions by protecting billions of Internet transactions on a daily basis. "
target: eleven GmbH
A leading email security provider based in Germany, eleven's unique eXpurgate technology offers a spam filter and email categorization service that reliably protects users against spam and phishing, detects potentially dangerous email, and can distinguish between individual messages and mass emails.
price ($mm)
$11
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$8
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1.4x
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closed 4/14/2010 via PR Newswire

Cloud Centric Systems, Inc., acquired V-Clouds

synopsis: Cloud Centric Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce that the Company has acquired V-Clouds Ltd., a dynamic European technology company from IJJ Corporation. The V-Clouds Email Management Solution is for small business and large enterprise clients as well as for the Global Internet Service Provider community.
buyer: Cloud Centric Systems, Inc.
Cloud Centric Systems, Inc. f/k/a GuestTek International, Inc. specializes in cloud based technologies that use the Internet to deliver business critical applications via a global network of partners. "
target parent: IJJ Corp.
target: V-Clouds
V-Clouds is the most dynamic technology company to arrive in the Email Security Space in a decade. They bring together some of the most experienced and innovative minds in the Email Management Market and are offering solutions for Small Businesses, Large Enterprise and Service Providers alike.
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closed 3/2/2010 via BusinessWire

Avira, acquired Clean Port B.V.

synopsis: German IT security provider Avira has acquired CleanPort B.V., bringing managed security services into the Avira portfolio offering. The new portfolio will be called, Avira Managed Security Services (AMSS). AMSS will provide online security services for all user segments; both consumer and corporate customers.
buyer: Avira
Avira, a company with around 70 million customers and 250 employees is a worldwide leading supplier of self-developed security solutions for professional and private use. With more than 20 years of experience, the company is one of the pioneers in this field. "
target: Clean Port B.V.
The CleanPort B.V./ISP Services B.V. group of companies is regarded as a leading provider in the area of managed security services. The product portfolio is aimed at small, medium and large businesses, as well as Internet service providers such as Orange and Kingston Communications.
price ($mm)
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$2
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closed 8/26/2009 via PR Newswire

IJJ Corp., acquired V-Clouds

synopsis: IJJ Corp. is pleased to announce that the Company has acquired V-Clouds, a dynamic European technology company. V-Clouds' main focus is in the Email Management and Security Space. The V-Clouds solution is for small businesses and large enterprises, as well as service providers.
buyer: IJJ Corp.
IJJ Corporation is a Diversified Technologies (DT) company focused on developing high tech solutions for the government and private sector for Rapid decision information processing. "
target parent: Cloud Technologies, Inc.
target: V-Clouds
V-Clouds is the most dynamic technology company to arrive in the Email Security Space in a decade. They bring together some of the most experienced and innovative minds in the Email Management Market and are offering solutions for Small Businesses, Large Enterprise and Service Providers alike.
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$0.06
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closed 7/7/2021 via BNC Analysis

Signicat, acquired Electronic iDentification

synopsis: Signicat, a pan-European digital identity company, has acquired Electronic IDentification (eID), the world's leading provider of remote user identification systems via streaming video. eID's VideoID solution combines video streaming with machine learning to identify people in seconds from any device and through any channel.
buyer parent: Nordic Capital
buyer: Signicat
Signicat is a pioneering, pan-European digital identity company with a unrivalled track record in the world’s most advanced digital identity markets. Its digital identity platform incorporates the most extensive suite of identity verification and authentication systems. "
target: Electronic iDentification
Electronic IDentification (eID) is the world's leading provider of remote user identification systems via streaming video. eID's VideoID solution combines video streaming with machine learning to identify people in seconds from any device and through any channel.
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closed 5/13/2021 via PR Newswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Agari Data, Inc.

synopsis: HelpSystems has acquired Agari, a recognized leader in enterprise solutions protecting against advanced email threats, to enhance its data security suite. Agari's solutions detect, defend against, and respond to email attacks by using massive data sets, data science, and the power of cloud computing.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation solutions simplify critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target: Agari Data, Inc.
Agari is a provider of enterprise solutions that protect against advanced email threats. Using applied data science and a diverse set of signals, Agari protects the workforce from inbound business email compromise, supply chain fraud, spear phishing, and account takeover-based attacks.
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closed 5/13/2021 via PR Newswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Agari Data, Inc.

synopsis: HelpSystems has acquired Agari, a recognized leader in enterprise solutions protecting against advanced email threats, to enhance its data security suite. Agari's solutions detect, defend against, and respond to email attacks by using massive data sets, data science, and the power of cloud computing.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation solutions simplify critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target: Agari Data, Inc.
Agari is a provider of enterprise solutions that protect against advanced email threats. Using applied data science and a diverse set of signals, Agari protects the workforce from inbound business email compromise, supply chain fraud, spear phishing, and account takeover-based attacks.
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closed 5/12/2021 via PR Newswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Beyond Security

synopsis: HelpSystems, a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT, has acquired Beyond Security, a global leader in automated vulnerability assessment and compliance solutions. Beyond Security's automated tools enable businesses to accurately manage security weaknesses in their networks, apps, and networked software.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation solutions simplify critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target: Beyond Security
Beyond Security is a global leader in automated vulnerability assessment and compliance solutions. Beyond Security's automated, accurate and simple tools enable businesses to accurately assess and manage security weaknesses in their networks, applications, industrial systems, and networked software.
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closed 2/3/2021 via PR Newswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Digital Defense

synopsis: HelpSystems, a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT, has acquired Digital Defense, a leading provider of vulnerability management and threat assessment solutions. Digital Defense offers SaaS solutions that deliver consistently accurate vulnerability scanning and penetration testing results.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation solutions simplify critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target: Digital Defense
Digital Defense is a leading provider of vulnerability management and threat assessment solutions. Digital Defense helps organizations across numerous industries safeguard sensitive data. Their SaaS solutions deliver consistently accurate vulnerability scanning and penetration testing results.
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closed 1/4/2021 via PR Newswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired FileCatalyst

synopsis: HelpSystems, a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT, has acquired FileCatalyst, a leading accelerated file transfer solution in Canada. FileCatalyst provides software-based solutions designed to accelerate and optimize file transfers across global networks.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation solutions simplify critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target: FileCatalyst
FileCatalyst is a leading accelerated file transfer solution in Canada. FileCatalyst provides software-based solutions designed to accelerate and optimize file transfers across global networks. They enable companies to securely send files of any size or format at full line speed.
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closed 12/23/2020 via PR Newswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Vera

synopsis: HelpSystems has announced the acquisition of Vera, a leading cloud-based data protection solution provider. Vera empowers customers in financial services, manufacturing, media & entertainment, and other industries to achieve the fine balance between strong security and productive collaboration.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation solutions simplify critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target: Vera
Vera is a data security company enabling businesses of all sizes to secure, track and share any kind of data, no matter where it’s stored or located. Vera's data-centric security solution enables employees to collaborate freely while ensuring a high level of security, visibility, and control.
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announced 7/21/2020 via PR Newswire

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

synopsis: GlobalSCAPE, Inc., a pioneer in securing and automating the movement and integration of data, has signed a definitive merger agreement with HelpSystems, LLC. The combined company would focus on providing the most comprehensive collection of trusted security and automation solutions to customers worldwide.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation solutions simplify critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target: GlobalSCAPE, Inc. (GSB:$40.64)
GlobalSCAPE is a pioneer in securing and automating the movement and integration of data. GlobalSCAPE's data exchange and integration software and cloud services are trusted by thousands of customers worldwide, including global enterprises, governments, as well as small and medium enterprises.
price ($mm)[EV]
$180 [$219]
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$41
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$17
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closed 6/25/2020 via GlobeNewswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Titus Inc.

synopsis: HelpSystems has acquired Titus and Boldon James. Headquartered in Ottawa, Titus is a leader in providing solutions that enable businesses to accelerate their adoption of data protection. The acquisition establishes a leading platform in data classification and meets customers’ needs for a comprehensive, powerful suite of data security options.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation solutions simplify critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target parent: Blackstone Group LP
target: Titus Inc.
Ottawa-based Titus is a leader in providing solutions that enable businesses to accelerate their adoption of data protection. The company’s products enable organizations to discover, classify, protect, analyze, and share information.
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closed 6/25/2020 via GlobeNewswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Boldon James Limited

synopsis: HelpSystems has acquired Titus and Boldon James. Headquartered in the UK, Boldon James is an industry specialist in data classification and secure messaging. The addition to HelpSystems' security portfolio establishes a leading platform in data classification and meets customers’ needs for a comprehensive, powerful suite of data security options.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation solutions simplify critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target parent: QinetiQ
target: Boldon James Limited
UK-based Boldon James is an industry specialist in data classification and secure messaging. The company's solutions integrate with powerful data security and governance ecosystems to enable customers to effectively manage data, streamline operations, and proactively respond to regulatory change.
price ($mm)
$37
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$11
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closed 12/4/2019 via GlobeNewswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Clearswift Ltd.

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

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Core Security

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

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired JAMS Software

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

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Midrange Performance Group

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

HGGC, LLC, will acquire HelpSystems, LLC

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

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Fox Technologies Inc.

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

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired TeamQuest Corporation

synopsis: HelpSystems, a leading provider of systems and network management, business intelligence, and security and compliance solutions, has acquired TeamQuest, the global leader in IT Service Optimization (ITSO) software.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a leading provider of systems and network management, business intelligence, and security and compliance solutions. Their software reduces data center costs by improving operational control and delivery of IT services. "
target: TeamQuest Corporation
TeamQuest Corporation is the global leader in IT Service Optimization (ITSO) software, specializing in Infrastructure Monitoring, Capacity Planning and Capacity Management, and Business Value Dashboards.
price ($mm)
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closed 6/2/2016 via Market Wire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Linoma Software

synopsis: HelpSystems announced the acquisition of Linoma Software, whose secure managed file transfer (MFT) and data encryption products have propelled exciting growth. The acquisition broadens the HelpSystems security portfolio with solutions that fit specific needs and run on major operating systems.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems empowers people to excel in IT like never before. Every day more than 9,000 organizations across the globe rely on HelpSystems to automate and simplify server and network management, protect data, and give people simple access to information they need. "
target: Linoma Software
Linoma Software Inc. provides technologies for protecting sensitive data and automating data movement for Fortune 500 companies, non-profit organizations, and government entities worldwide.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/25/2016 via Yahoo, Inc.

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Tango/04 Computing Group

synopsis: HelpSystems announced the acquisition of Tango/04 Computing Group, which has built a strong presence in Europe and Latin America providing IT monitoring solutions to hundreds of customers. As part of the acquisition, HelpSystems gains expertise, resources and offices in Spain and Argentina.
buyer parent: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems empowers people to excel in IT like never before. Every day more than 9,000 organizations across the globe rely on HelpSystems to automate and simplify server and network management, protect data, and give people simple access to information they need. "
target: Tango/04 Computing Group
Tango/04 Computing Group is one of the leading companies in the development of corporate monitoring software that helps companies to operate fluidly, without interruptions, in a safe environment and with full visibility.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
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EV / EBITDA
closed 10/12/2015 via Company Press Release

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

synopsis: H.I.G. Capital, LLC, a leading global private equity investment firm, is pleased to announce that its affiliate, along with Split Rock Partners, has closed the acquisition of HelpSystems, LLC. HelpSystems is a leading provider of system & network management, business intelligence, and security & compliance solutions.
buyer: H.I.G. Capital
buyer: Split Rock Partners
H.I.G. Capital is a leading global private equity and alternative assets investment firm with more than $19 billion of equity capital under management. Split Rock Partners, with offices in Minneapolis and San Francisco, invests in leading software and Internet services companies. "
target parent: Summit Partners
target: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems empowers people to excel in IT like never before. Every day more than 9,000 organizations across the globe rely on HelpSystems to automate and simplify server and network management, protect data, and give people simple access to information they need.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/3/2015 via Market Wire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired SkyView Partners Inc.

synopsis: HelpSystems, a leading provider of systems and network management, business intelligence, and security solutions announced the acquisition of SkyView Partners, Inc., a company that develops security administration and compliance software.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems, LLC is a leading provider of systems and network management, business intelligence, and security and compliance solutions. HelpSystems software reduces data center costs by improving operational control and delivery of IT services. "
target: SkyView Partners Inc.
SkyView Partners Inc. develops security administration and compliance software. The company is based in Issaquah, Washington.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/8/2015 via Market Wire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Halcyon Software, Inc.

synopsis: HelpSystems, a leading provider of systems management, business intelligence, and security solutions, announced the acquisition of Halcyon Software. Halcyon Software provides multi-platform systems management solutions that reduce the complexity and cost of monitoring critical business systems, core applications, and processes.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems, LLC is a leading provider of systems and network management, business intelligence, and security and compliance solutions. HelpSystems software reduces data center costs by improving operational control and delivery of IT services. "
target: Halcyon Software, Inc.
Halcyon Software provides multi-platform systems management solutions that reduce the complexity and cost of monitoring critical business systems, core applications, and processes.
price ($mm)
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EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 1/5/2021 via PR Newswire

STEALTHbits Technologies, Inc. merged with Netwrix,

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

HGGC, LLC, will acquire HelpSystems, LLC

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

LANDesk Software, acquired Xtraction Solutions Pty Ltd.

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

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

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

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

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

CA, Inc., acquired Hyperformix, Inc.

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

Versata, Inc., acquired Ecora

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

Dell, Inc., acquired Quest Software, Inc.

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

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

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

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

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

Allen Systems Group, Inc., acquired TRILOGexpert Group

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

Virtual Instruments, acquired Metricly

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

Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired Compuware Corporation

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

Elliott Management Corp., offer to acquire Compuware Corporation

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

BMC Software, Inc., acquired Neptuny

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

uXcomm, Inc., acquired Virtugo Software

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

Planview, acquired Business Engine Corporation

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

Trilogy Software, Inc., acquired Versata, Inc.

synopsis: Trilogy, Inc. and Versata, Inc. today jointly announced the successful completion of the previously announced tender offer for all outstanding shares of Versata at a price of $0.40 net per share in cash. The tender offer expired at 12:00 midnight, Eastern Standard Time, on Jan. 17, 2006.
buyer parent: Funk Software, Inc.
buyer: Trilogy Software, Inc.
Trilogy Enterprises, Inc. creates technology-powered business solutions that deliver profitable new customers to companies worldwide. Trilogy, through its affiliates, has enjoyed decades of success by delivering innovative solutions to the world's largest companies. "
target: Versata, Inc.
Versata provides enterprise software solutions that deliver business results, performance and scalability while dramatically reducing IT spending. Versata's patented solutions decrease IT expenditures by leveraging open source technology, and accelerating value delivery to business customers.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/9/2021 via BusinessWire

Carlyle Group, acquired 1E Consulting

synopsis: The Carlyle Group, a global investment firm, has acquired a majority stake in 1E, a leader in Unified eXperience Management (UXM). 1E helps IT deliver an unparalleled employee experience. Their Tachyon platform consolidates digital experience analytics, IT automation, asset intelligence and unified endpoint management into a single platform.
buyer: Carlyle Group (CG:$6,117.50)
Carlyle is a global investment firm with deep industry expertise that deploys private capital across three business segments: Global Private Equity, Global Credit, and Investment Solutions. Carlyle’s purpose is to invest wisely and create value on behalf of its investors and portfolio companies. "
target: 1E Consulting
1E is a leader in Unified eXperience Management (UXM). 1E helps IT deliver an unparalleled employee experience. Their Tachyon platform consolidates and integrates digital experience analytics, IT automation, asset intelligence and unified endpoint management into a single platform.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 4/11/2019 via Company Press Release

SolarWinds, will acquire Samanage

synopsis: SolarWinds, a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Samanage, a highly reviewed and highly rated IT service desk solution company based in Cary, NC.
buyer: SolarWinds (SWI:$980.95)
SolarWinds is a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT infrastructure management software. Their products give organizations worldwide size or IT infrastructure complexity, the power to monitor and manage the performance of their IT environments in the cloud or in hybrid models. "
target: Samanage
Samanage is the most reviewed and highest rated IT service management solution in the industry, serving thousands of customers around the globe from SMB to enterprise. Deliver faster and smarter services across organizations with Samanage, and get work done in intelligent and productive ways.
price ($mm)[EV]
$350 [$329]
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA

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$1,245.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$863.51
EBIT ($mm)
$817.23
Net Income ($mm)
$788.83
Employees
872
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Ticker: VRSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, Verisign helps companies and consumers all over the world connect between the dots.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,245.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$863.51
EBIT ($mm)
$817.23
Net Income ($mm)
$788.83
Employees
872
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Ticker: 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
2021
rev ($mm)
$962.21
EBITDA ($mm)
($32.94)
EBIT ($mm)
($113.40)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3400
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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
2021
rev ($mm)
$601.91
EBITDA ($mm)
($155.58)
EBIT ($mm)
($183.78)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
2020
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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
2020
rev ($mm)
$332.53
EBITDA ($mm)
$108.25
EBIT ($mm)
$77.23
Net Income ($mm)
$74.76
Employees
1322
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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
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: 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: UPLD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Upland Software
Upland Software
Upland Software is a leading provider of cloud-based Enterprise Work Management software. Their applications enables users to manage their projects, professional workforce and IT investments, automate document-intensive business processes and engage with their customers, prospects and community.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$297.71
EBITDA ($mm)
$43.38
EBIT ($mm)
($4.51)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
810
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Ticker: ENXTPA:CAS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cast S.A.
Cast S.A.
CAST is the market leader in Software Intelligence, with technology backed by $150 million in software analysis and measurement R&D. CAST technology helps digital leaders and doers see the truth, become software geniuses and deliver super software - resilient, responsive, safe and secure software.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$42.51
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.46)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
365
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Ticker: NYSE:NOW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ServiceNow
ServiceNow
ServiceNow is changing the way people work. With a service-orientation toward the activities, tasks and processes that make up day-to-day work life, ServiceNow helps the modern enterprise operate faster and be more scalable than ever before.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$4,833.48
EBITDA ($mm)
$613.24
EBIT ($mm)
$246.86
Net Income ($mm)
$152.50
Employees
13096
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Ticker: ASX:PRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prophecy International
Prophecy International
Prophecy International Holdings Limited is an Australian company that has been growing its eMite and Snare lines of business. Snare is a comprehensive set of event monitoring and analysis tools. eMite is a service intelligence platform delivering personalised, dashboards for IT service management.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$9.75
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.23
EBIT ($mm)
$1.39
Net Income ($mm)
$0.59
Employees
24
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Ticker: ASX:DTC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Damstra
Damstra
Damstra is a global leader in workforce management, compliance, and safety management. Through their unique, integrated workplace management platform, Damstra delivers powerful solutions that radically transform the way organisations manage, track and protect the entire workplace.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$12.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.80)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.94)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SWI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SolarWinds
SolarWinds
SolarWinds provides powerful and affordable IT management software to customers worldwide, from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses, managed service providers (MSPs), government agencies, and educational institutions.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$980.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$223.99
EBIT ($mm)
$135.69
Net Income ($mm)
$30.88
Employees
3274
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Ticker: DDOG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Datadog, Inc.
Datadog, Inc.
Datadog is the monitoring and security platform for cloud applications. Its SaaS platform integrates and automates infrastructure monitoring, application performance monitoring, and log management to provide unified, real-time observability of its customers’ entire technology stack.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$603.47
EBITDA ($mm)
$0.73
EBIT ($mm)
($13.77)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1403
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Ticker: XTRA:OSP2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
USU Software AG
USU Software AG
Founded in 1977, USU offers software solutions and consulting services for IT and knowledge-based service Management, e.g. the IT service management suite Valuemation, the knowledge base Knowledge Center and the IT self-service solution Smart Link.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$78.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$11.23
EBIT ($mm)
$9.04
Net Income ($mm)
$7.41
Employees
544
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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: OTCPK:APPO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AlphaPoint Technology, Inc.
AlphaPoint Technology, Inc.
AlphaPoint Technology is a technology holding and service company established in 2009. Its mission is to pursue suitable acquisitions for its portfolio by identifying companies requiring assistance in their next phases of growth.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$0.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.48)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
25
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Ticker: IDIB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IDI Global, Inc.
Provides software application services for Web-based Internet applications. Provides infrastructure technologies and services aimed at the small business, home office market and large companies. Its software application tools allow users to easily build e-commerce enabled websites. Internet Develop
year
2007
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.36)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.39)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
121
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