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closed 7/22/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Sophos, acquired Braintrace

synopsis: Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, announced that it has acquired Braintrace, an innovator in Network Detection and Response (NDR) technology. Braintrace’s NDR provides deep visibility into network traffic patterns, including encrypted traffic, without the need for Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) decryption.
buyer: Sophos (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Based in the UK, Sophos is a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting more than 500,000 organizations and millions of consumers in more than 150 countries from the most advanced cyberthreats. "
target: Braintrace
Braintrace is an innovator in Network Detection and Response (NDR) technology. Braintrace’s NDR provides deep visibility into network traffic patterns, including encrypted traffic, without the need for Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) decryption.
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closed 7/30/2021 via BusinessWire

Fully Managed Technology Inc., acquired Quartet Service Inc.

synopsis: Fully Managed, a leader in digital business transformation and managed services, announced its acquisition of Quartet Services, a Toronto provider of Managed IT services and security solutions with SOC2 certification.
buyer: Fully Managed Technology Inc.
Fully Managed is a leader in digital business transformation. A ServiceNow Elite partner, they enable organizations to navigate and excel in the digital-first work world. They specialize in managed IT, cybersecurity, and cloud solutions. "
target: Quartet Service Inc.
Quartet is a Toronto provider of Managed IT services and security solutions. Quartet specializes in IT solutions for mid-sized organizations, providing a range of services including IT planning, managed security, hosted server infrastructure, 24x7 support, project management, and consulting.
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closed 7/29/2021 via Company Press Release

myLoc managed IT AG, acquired Mivitec

synopsis: myLoc managed IT AG, a German provider of hosting solutions, has acquired Mivitec GmbH, a German cloud operator specialising in managed services for businesses. Mivitec provides reliable IT services and operates high-availability data centers. They offer services for managed hosting, business cloud, networks, security, data backup, and more.
buyer parent: Wiit S.p.A.
buyer: myLoc managed IT AG
myLoc managed IT is a German provider of hosting solutions. myLoc offers cheap and secure hosting services to private and business customers. The company operates proprietary data centres in Düsseldorf and provides colocation, managed hosting, private and public cloud and server hosting services. "
target: Mivitec
Mivitec is a German cloud operator specialising in managed services for businesses. Mivitec provides reliable IT services and operates high-availability data centers. They offer services for managed hosting, business cloud, networks, security, data backup & recovery, and more.
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closed 6/16/2021 via BNC Analysis

Digital Edge DC, acquired Indonet

synopsis: Digital Edge DC, a provider of data center services in Singapore, has acquired a majority stake in Indonet, one of Indonesia's leading digital infrastructure service providers. Indonet provides complete ICT solutions to help scale their customers businesses. They offer services for managed IT, cloud, data center, managed network, and more.
buyer parent: Stonepeak Infrustructure Partners
buyer: Digital Edge DC
Digital Edge DC is a provider of data center services in Singapore. Digital Edge aims to make digital infrastructure deployment easier and more affordable. The company builds and operates state-of-art, energy efficient data centers in high growth markets across the Asia Pacific. "
target: Indonet (IDX:EDGE:$34.23)
Indonet is one of Indonesia's leading digital infrastructure service providers. Indonet provides complete and efficient ICT solutions to help scale their customers businesses and drive their digital transformation. They offer services for managed IT, cloud, data center, managed network, and more.
price ($mm)
$165
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$34
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$11
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closed 6/10/2021 via BNC Analysis

Palatine Private Equity, acquired FourNet

synopsis: Palatine Private Equity, a private equity firm in the UK, has acquired a majority stake in FourNet, a provider of cloud and managed services in the UK. FourNet works with their clients to enable digital transformation across their organisation. They offer solutions for agile cloud, unified communications, contact centres, networks, and more.
buyer: Palatine Private Equity
Palatine Private Equity is a private equity firm in the UK. Palatine backs management teams who lead high growth mid-market businesses. The firm helps their portfolio companies to grow through acquisition or buy & build strategies, international expansion, UK roll-outs and organic growth. "
target: FourNet
FourNet is an award-winning provider of cloud and managed services in the UK. FourNet works with their clients to enable digital transformation across their organisation. They offer solutions for agile cloud, unified communications, contact centres, network infrastructure, and more.
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closed 6/9/2021 via PR Newswire

ECS + MyIT, acquired NetworkTech

synopsis: ECS / My IT, a leading provider of managed IT services to small and midsized organizations, has acquired Network Technologies, a Kansas City-based managed services provider. Network Tech provides best-in-class managed IT services, strategy, and support to small to medium-sized businesses across a range of industries throughout the Midwest.
buyer parent: Kian Capital
buyer: ECS + MyIT
ECS / My IT is a leading provider of comprehensive managed IT services to small and mid-sized businesses. ECS / My IT works hard on its clients' behalf to help their businesses grow and succeed by ensuring secure, reliable, and cost-effective IT systems. "
target: NetworkTech
Network Technologies is dedicated to providing best-in-class managed IT services, strategy, and support that allow their clients to reach new levels of efficiency, take control of their IT spend and achieve greater success.
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announced 6/2/2021 via Company Press Release

Symphony Technology Group, will acquire FireEye

synopsis: FireEye, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to sell the FireEye Products business, including the FireEye name, to a consortium led by Symphony Technology Group (STG). FireEye offers a single platform that blends innovative security technologies and nation-state grade threat intelligence.
buyer: Symphony Technology Group
Symphony Technology Group (STG) is the private equity partner to market leading companies in data, software, and analytics. The firm brings expertise, flexibility, and resources to build strategic value and unlock the potential of innovative companies. "
target: FireEye (FEYE:$962.21)
FireEye is the intelligence-led security company. Working as a seamless, scalable extension of customer security operations, FireEye offers a single platform that blends innovative security technologies and nation-state grade threat intelligence.
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$1,200
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announced 5/26/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Zscaler, Inc., will acquire Smokescreen Technologies

synopsis: Zscaler, Inc., the leader in cloud security, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Smokescreen Technologies, a leader in active defense and deception technology. Smokescreen makes targeted threat detection more pragmatic by taking the fight to the bad guys. Security can be simpler, irrespective of whether you're a F500 or a startup.
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: Smokescreen Technologies
Smokescreen Technologies is a leader in active defense and deception technology. Smokescreen makes targeted threat detection more pragmatic by taking the fight to the bad guys. Security can be simpler, irrespective of whether you're a F500 or a startup.
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closed 5/19/2021 via BNC Analysis

Arrow Business Communications Limited, acquired UK-tec

synopsis: Arrow Business Communications, a UK-based provider of telephony, data, IT, and energy solutions, has acquired UK-tec, a security, network and cloud managed solutions provider in the UK. UK-tec aims to develop secure managed service solutions that disrupt the market through competitive advantage. They offer SD-WAN and vulnerability testing services.
buyer parent: MML Capital Partners LLC
buyer: Arrow Business Communications Limited
Based in the UK, Arrow specialises in telephony, data, IT and energy solutions for businesses. It offers a diverse product range ranging from hosted and mobile telephony through to mobile device management, telephone systems, IT services, voice and data connectivity. "
target: UK-tec
UK-tec is a security, network and cloud managed solutions provider in the UK. UK-tec aims to develop secure managed service solutions that disrupt the market through competitive advantage. They offer SD-WAN and vulnerability testing services.
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announced 5/19/2021 via Company Press Release

Splunk Inc., will acquire TruSTAR Technology

synopsis: Splunk Inc., provider of the Data-to-Everything Platform, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire TruSTAR, a San Francisco-based cloud-native security company providing a data-centric intelligence platform.
buyer: Splunk Inc. (SPLK:$2,229.39)
Splunk helps organizations ask questions, get answers, take actions, and achieve business outcomes from their data through its Data-to-Everything Platform. Organizations use Splunk solutions with machine learning to monitor, investigate, and act on all forms of business, IT, security, and IoT data. "
target: TruSTAR Technology
TruSTAR is a San Francisco-based cloud-native security company providing a data-centric intelligence platform. TruSTAR’s Intelligence Platform enables customers to operationalize all sources of security intelligence across their ecosystem of teams, tools and partners.
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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 5/5/2021 via BNC Analysis

Kordia Group Limited, acquired Base2

synopsis: Kordia, a leading provider of mission-critical technology solutions throughout Australasia, has acquired Base2, New Zealand’s number one IT Managed Service provider. Base2 provides best-in-class outsourced IT services to help businesses move forward. They offer services for managed IT, IT security, cloud, networks, VOIP, and project management.
buyer: Kordia Group Limited
New Zealand-based Kordia is an end-to-end telecommunications, cybersecurity, broadcast, and infrastructure service provider. Kordia’s engineers, technicians, riggers, and project specialists have the experience and skills required to design, deploy, and maintain critical networks and infrastructure."
target: Base2
Base2 is New Zealand’s number one IT Managed Service provider. Base2 provides best-in-class outsourced IT services to help businesses move forward. They offer services for managed IT, IT security, cloud, networks, VOIP, and project management.
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closed 4/1/2021 via BusinessWire

SherWeb, acquired Global Mentoring Solutions Inc.

synopsis: Sherweb, an award-winning global cloud solutions provider, has acquired Global Mentoring Solutions Inc. (GMS), a North American support and IT management business that specializes in white-labeled MSP support, such as helpdesk and network operations center services.
buyer: SherWeb
Sherweb is a global cloud solutions provider and winner of many industry awards and recognitions. They support their customers with business strategies, cloud services, operations and go-to-market expertise. "
target: Global Mentoring Solutions Inc.
Global Mentoring Solutions Inc. (GMS) is a North American support and IT management business that specializes in white-labeled MSP support, such as helpdesk and network operations center services.
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closed 3/30/2021 via Company Press Release

Logically, Inc., acquired Cerdant

synopsis: Logically, a leading provider of Managed IT Services, has acquired Cerdant, one of the nation’s leading Managed Security Service Providers. The acquisition of Cerdant further enhances Logically’s newly announced Security business unit and expands Logically’s geographical footprint into Ohio.
buyer: Logically, Inc.
Logically is the leading Managed IT Service Provider (MSP) to small and midsize organizations. Logically makes IT management easy and secure for hundreds of corporations, healthcare organizations, nonprofits, and public sector agencies. "
target: Cerdant
Cerdant is one of the nation’s leading Managed Security Service Providers. Cerdant works to prevent threats by supporting best-in-class managed security solutions technologies like SonicWall, Cylance, and Proofpoint and monitors networks 24/7 for threats that make it past those defenses.
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closed 3/10/2021 via Company Press Release

Datto, acquired BitDam

synopsis: Datto Holding Corp., the world’s leading provider of cloud-based software and technology solutions, has acquired BitDam Ltd., an Israel-based cyber threat detection company. BitDam’s cyber-defense platform secures collaboration tools from ransomware, malware, and phishing.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: Datto (MSP:$505.92)
Datto protects business data and provides secure connectivity for tens of thousands of the world's fastest growing companies. Datto’s Total Data Protection solutions deliver uninterrupted access to business data on site, in transit and in the cloud. "
target: BitDam
BitDam is an Israel-based cyber threat detection company. BitDam’s cyber-defense platform secures collaboration tools from ransomware, malware, and phishing. Their cloud-native solution protects business email, cloud drives and instant messaging from malicious files and links.
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closed 3/10/2021 via Company Press Release

NVM Private Equity Limited, acquired Trust Systems Ltd.

synopsis: UK-based NVM Private Equity has completed its MBO of Trust Systems, a provider of networking consultancy and managed services. Headquartered in Cirencester, Trust Systems has built a loyal customer following in both the retail and transport sectors securing major contracts with many blue chip brands.
buyer: NVM Private Equity Limited
NVM Private Equity is independently owned with over 30 years experience of investing in the UK SME market. NVM invests into UK based businesses requiring equity investment of between £5 million and £15 million. "
target: Trust Systems Ltd.
Based in the UK, Trust Systems is a provider of digital consultancy, managed services, and technology focused on helping its customers make the most of the opportunity technology provides. The company's solutions and services are scalable, robust, and secure to deliver real business benefits.
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$14
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closed 2/26/2021 via BNC Analysis

Node4 Ltd, acquired Starcom Technologies

synopsis: Node4, a UK-based managed service provider (MSP), has acquired Starcom Technologies Limited from K3 Business Technologies Group, a leading global supplier of integrated business systems. Starcom is a MSP in the UK. They offer managed services for information security, virtualisation, cloud, and Microsoft products.
buyer: Node4 Ltd
Node4 provides a wide range of data centre and managed IT services, including colocation, connectivity, managed hosting, communications & hosted telephony, and a range of cloud services, to a UK-wide network of around 700 fast-growing SME customers. "
target parent: K3 Business Technologies Group
target: Starcom Technologies
Starcom Technologies is a managed service provider (MSP) in the UK. Starcom delivers first-class business technology solutions that enable digital transformation. They offer managed services for information security, virtualisation, cloud, and Microsoft products.
price ($mm)
$20
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$15
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announced 2/12/2021 via PR Newswire

Datadog, Inc., will acquire Sqreen

synopsis: Datadog, Inc., the monitoring and security platform for cloud applications, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Sqreen, a SaaS based security platform that enables enterprises to detect, block and respond to application level attacks.
buyer: Datadog, Inc. (DDOG:$603.47)
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. "
target: Sqreen
Sqreen is a SaaS based security platform that enables enterprises to detect, block and respond to application level attacks. More than 800 organizations trust Sqreen to protect, observe and test their applications, APIs and microservices.
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announced 2/9/2021 via PR Newswire

Solis Security will be merged with MyITPros,

synopsis: Solis Security, a cybersecurity and tech services professional services firm, will merge with MyITpros, the leading Austin based managed IT, cloud, and security services provider. The combined company will continue to drive technology innovation while providing customers with world-class levels of support.
buyer: MyITPros
MyITpros is the leading Austin based managed IT, cloud, and security services provider, supporting over 170 businesses. Its mission is to help and empower people and businesses with a future-focused IT system that drives a business forward. "
target parent: CFC Underwriting Ltd.
target: Solis Security
Solis Security is a cybersecurity and tech services professional services firm. The company has practical experience in a variety of regulated industries, including insurance, healthcare, and financial services for companies ranging from 20 employees to over 1,000.
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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 7/22/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Sophos, acquired Braintrace

synopsis: Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, announced that it has acquired Braintrace, an innovator in Network Detection and Response (NDR) technology. Braintrace’s NDR provides deep visibility into network traffic patterns, including encrypted traffic, without the need for Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) decryption.
buyer: Sophos (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Based in the UK, Sophos is a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting more than 500,000 organizations and millions of consumers in more than 150 countries from the most advanced cyberthreats. "
target: Braintrace
Braintrace is an innovator in Network Detection and Response (NDR) technology. Braintrace’s NDR provides deep visibility into network traffic patterns, including encrypted traffic, without the need for Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) decryption.
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closed 7/22/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Sophos, acquired Braintrace

synopsis: Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, announced that it has acquired Braintrace, an innovator in Network Detection and Response (NDR) technology. Braintrace’s NDR provides deep visibility into network traffic patterns, including encrypted traffic, without the need for Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) decryption.
buyer: Sophos (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Based in the UK, Sophos is a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting more than 500,000 organizations and millions of consumers in more than 150 countries from the most advanced cyberthreats. "
target: Braintrace
Braintrace is an innovator in Network Detection and Response (NDR) technology. Braintrace’s NDR provides deep visibility into network traffic patterns, including encrypted traffic, without the need for Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) decryption.
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closed 7/7/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Sophos, acquired Capsule8

synopsis: Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, has acquired Capsule8, a pioneer and market leader of runtime visibility, detection, and response for Linux production servers and containers covering on-premise and cloud workloads. Sophos will integrate Capsule8 technology into its Adaptive Cybersecurity Ecosystem (ACE).
buyer: Sophos (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Based in the UK, Sophos is a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting more than 500,000 organizations and millions of consumers in more than 150 countries from the most advanced cyberthreats. "
target: Capsule8
Capsule8 is the pioneer behind “ops-friendly” security that embeds seamlessly into Linux systems. Modern enterprises depend on Capsule8 to secure their workloads with runtime visibility, detection and response in any environment – whether containerized, virtualized, or bare metal.
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closed 3/2/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired Sophos

synopsis: Thoma Bravo, LLC, a leading private equity investment firm focused on the software and technology-enabled services sectors, has acquired Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting over organizations from advanced cyberthreats.
buyer: Thoma Bravo, LLC
Thoma Bravo is a leading private equity investment firm providing equity and strategic support to experienced management teams and growing companies. The firm currently manages a series of private equity funds representing more than $30 billion of equity commitments. "
target parent: Apax Partners
target: Sophos (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Founded in Oxford, England, Sophos is a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting over organizations from advanced cyberthreats. Sophos’ cloud-native and AI-enhanced solutions secure endpoints and networks against evolving cybercriminal tactics and techniques.
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closed 6/3/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Sophos, acquired Rook Security

synopsis: Sophos, a global leader in network and endpoint security, has acquired Rook Security, a pioneer and leader in managed detection and response (MDR) services. Rook Security provides a 24/7 team of cyberthreat hunters and incident response experts who monitor, hunt for, analyze and respond to security incidents for businesses of all sizes.
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: Rook Security
Rook Security is a cybersecurity design and innovation firm specializing in managed detection and response. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Ind., Rook Security works 24/7 to hunt and eliminate cyberattacks that technology solutions alone cannot prevent.
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closed 1/29/2019 via BNC Analysis

Sophos, acquired DarkBytes

synopsis: Sophos, a global leader in network and endpoint security, announced that it has acquired endpoint security platform company, DarkBytes. DarkBytes offers a unified platform to deliver security operations center services to organizations of all sizes.
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: DarkBytes
DarkBytes is transforming cyber-security for all organizations with the first Unified Endpoint Protection Platform designed to consolidate all critical security controls into a single lightweight agent.
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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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announced 2/8/2017 via Market Wire

Sophos, will acquire Invincea

synopsis: Sophos, a leader in network and endpoint security, announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Invincea, a visionary provider of next-generation malware protection. Invincea's endpoint security portfolio is designed to detect and prevent unknown malware and sophisticated attacks via its patented deep learning neural-network algorithms.
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: Invincea
Founded in 2009, Invincea is the next-generation endpoint security company that detects and prevents unknown malware and sophisticated attacks via its patented deep learning neural-network algorithms.
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$100
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$10
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closed 11/2/2016 via Market Wire

Sophos, acquired Barricade

synopsis: Sophos, a global leader in network and endpoint security, announced that it has acquired Barricade, a pioneering start-up with a powerful behavior-based analytics engine built on machine learning techniques. The team and technology from Barricade will strengthen Sophos' synchronized security capabilities.
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: Barricade
Barricade works like an early warning system against any attempts at breaching the security of your servers. They quietly watch in the background and can identify any security threats. In the event there is any serious activity they notify you and provide detailed steps needed to solve the situation
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closed 12/14/2015 via Market Wire

Sophos, acquired SurfRight

synopsis: Sophos, a global leader in network and endpoint security, announced the acquisition of SurfRight, an innovator in signature-less next-generation endpoint threat detection and response (ETDR) and advanced threat prevention.
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: SurfRight
Based in Hengelo, the Netherlands, SurfRight has developed a portfolio of technologies that prevent, detect and remediate zero-day and sophisticated attacks by interrupting malware and advanced persistent threat (APT) vectors.
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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 10/7/2014 via Market Wire

Sophos, acquired Mojave Networks

synopsis: Sophos, an integrated cloud-managed security offering, announced that it has acquired cloud-based security firm Mojave Networks of San Mateo, Calif. Companies and organizations around the world rely on Mojave Networks’ cloud-based security to block advanced threats and protect company data while securing user privacy.
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: Mojave Networks
Companies and organizations around the world, including Fortune 500s and government agencies, rely on Mojave Networks’ cloud-based security to block advanced threats and protect company data while securing user privacy.
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Sophos, Plc, will acquire DIALOGS Software GmbH

synopsis: Complete security leader Sophos announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire DIALOGS, a privately-held provider of mobile management solutions, headquartered in Germany. DIALOGS, one of Europe's leading mobile device management (MDM) providers brings twenty years of experience in mobile product development.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Sophos, Plc (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Sophos is committed to providing security and data protection solutions that are simple to manage, deploy and use and that deliver the industry's lowest total cost of ownership. Sophos offers award-winning encryption, endpoint security, web, email, mobile and network security solutions. "
target: DIALOGS Software GmbH
DIALOGS, one of Europe's leading mobile data communication providers, enables the professional use of locating mobile devices via GSM and GPS as well as fast and reliable short message service (SMS) communication worldwide.
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closed 7/6/2011 via Market Wire

Sophos, Plc, acquired Astaro Corporation

synopsis: Global IT security and data protection company Sophos announced that it has completed its acquisition of network security vendor Astaro Corp. Astaro develops and markets integrated network security solutions that deliver high-quality protection at low cost.
buyer parent: Apax Partners
buyer: Sophos, Plc (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Sophos is a provider of encryption, endpoint security, web, email, and network access control solutions backed by SophosLabs -- a global network of threat intelligence centers. Sophos is committed to providing security and data protection solutions that are simple to manage, deploy and use. "
target: Astaro Corporation
Astaro Corporation develops and markets integrated network security solutions that deliver high-quality protection at low cost. Distributed by a growing network of over 2500 resellers, more than 56000 Astaro installations protect business, school and government networks against IT security threats.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$56
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/3/2010 via Company Press Release

Apax Partners, will acquire Sophos, Plc

synopsis: IT security and data protection firm Sophos has announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell a majority interest in the company to Apax Partners, a global private equity group, in a transaction valuing the company at $830 million (USD).
buyer: Apax Partners
Apax Partners is one of the world's leading private equity investment groups. It operates across the United States, Europe and Israel and has more than 30 years of investing experience. Funds under the management or advice of Apax Partners total $35 billion around the world. "
target: Sophos, Plc (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Sophos is a world leader in integrated threat management solutions, protecting against known and unknown malware, spyware, intrusions, unwanted applications, spam and policy abuse for business, education and government.
price ($mm)[EV]
$580 [$551]*
rev ($mm)
$282
EBITDA ($mm)
$19
EV / rev
1.4x
EV / EBITDA
21.5x
closed 10/1/2008 via Company Press Release

Sophos, Plc, acquired Utimaco Safeware, Inc

synopsis: Sophos Plc, a global leader in endpoint security and control solutions, announced its intent to acquire Utimaco Safeware AG, a global leader in data security solutions for enterprises, headquartered in Oberursel, near Frankfurt a.M., Germany. Sophos intends to launch a voluntary public takeover offer in cash for all outstanding Utimaco shares.
buyer: Sophos, Plc (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Sophos is a world leader in integrated threat management solutions, protecting against known and unknown malware, spyware, intrusions, unwanted applications, spam and policy abuse for business, education and government. "
target: Utimaco Safeware, Inc
Utimaco Safeware, Inc. provides information technology security solutions. It focuses on data security in mobile and wireless computing environments.
price ($mm)[EV]
$188 [$137]*
rev ($mm)
$85
EBITDA ($mm)
$13
EV / rev
2.8x
EV / EBITDA
18.2x
closed 1/11/2007 via PR Newswire

Sophos, Plc, acquired ENDFORCE

synopsis: Sophos, a world leader in integrated threat management solutions, has acquired ENDFORCE, a leader in endpoint security policy compliance and network access control solutions for enterprise customers.
buyer: Sophos, Plc (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Sophos is a world leader in integrated threat management solutions, protecting against known and unknown malware, spyware, intrusions, unwanted applications, spam and policy abuse for business, education and government. "
target: ENDFORCE
ENDFORCE is a leader in secure network access control solutions. Leveraging CONTEXT Aware Authorization™ technology, this software-only, vendor-neutral framework protects corporate network resources from non-compliant or misconfigured endpoints.
price ($mm)
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closed 2/22/2006 via BusinessWire

Pender Financial Group Corporation, acquired ActiveState Software, Inc.

synopsis: ActiveState, the leading provider of tools and services for dynamic languages, announced yesterday that it has been acquired by ActiveState Software Inc., a new company jointly owned by the employees of ActiveState and Pender Financial Group Corporation, an investment company focused on technology and healthcare.
buyer: Pender Financial Group Corporation
Pender Financial Group Corporation is a publicly traded investment company that owns or manages approximately $35 million of assets focused on technology, life sciences and healthcare companies based in British Columbia. "
target parent: Sophos, Plc
target: ActiveState Software, Inc.
ActiveState is the leading provider of tools and services for dynamic languages such as Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, and Tcl. Over two million developers rely on ActiveState's cross-platform professional development tools, high-quality language distributions, and enterprise services.
price ($mm)
$2.25
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/22/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Sophos, acquired Braintrace

synopsis: Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, announced that it has acquired Braintrace, an innovator in Network Detection and Response (NDR) technology. Braintrace’s NDR provides deep visibility into network traffic patterns, including encrypted traffic, without the need for Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) decryption.
buyer: Sophos (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Based in the UK, Sophos is a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting more than 500,000 organizations and millions of consumers in more than 150 countries from the most advanced cyberthreats. "
target: Braintrace
Braintrace is an innovator in Network Detection and Response (NDR) technology. Braintrace’s NDR provides deep visibility into network traffic patterns, including encrypted traffic, without the need for Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) decryption.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/19/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Rapid7, LLC, acquired IntSights

synopsis: Rapid7, Inc., a leading provider of security analytics and automation, has acquired IntSights Cyber Intelligence Ltd., a leader in contextualized external threat intelligence and proactive threat remediation.
buyer: Rapid7, LLC (RPD:$411.49)
Rapid7 is advancing security with visibility, analytics, and automation through its Insight cloud. Rapid7 allows security teams to work more effectively with IT and development to reduce vulnerabilities, monitor for malicious behavior, investigate and shut down attacks, and automate routine tasks. "
target: IntSights
IntSights is a leader in contextualized external threat intelligence and proactive threat remediation. They enable organizations to gain the full benefits of a threat intelligence program, no matter the scope or sophistication, while also significantly reducing the workload on security teams.
price ($mm)
$335
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/14/2021 via Company Press Release

Outpost24 AB, acquired Blueliv

synopsis: Sweden-based Outpost24, an innovator in full stack cybersecurity assessment, has acquired Blueliv, a leading cyber threat intelligence company headquartered in Spain. This combination will create one of the largest cybersecurity providers in Europe and provide businesses with the most advanced threat landscape monitoring solution available.
buyer parent: Monterro
buyer: Outpost24 AB
Sweden-based Outpost24 is a cyber assessment company focused on enabling its customers to achieve maximum value from their evolving technology investments. Outpost24 serves organizations across a wide range of segments, including financial and insurance, government, healthcare, and technology. "
target: Blueliv
Blueliv is a leading cyber threat intelligence provider headquartered in Barcelona, Spain. Blueliv’s flagship product, the Threat Compass, is built from a customizable group of targeted intelligence modules which radically reduces attack success rates and improves incident response performance.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 7/13/2021 via Company Press Release

Microsoft Corporation, will acquire RiskIQ

synopsis: Microsoft will acquire RiskIQ, a leader in global threat intelligence and attack surface management. RiskIQ helps customers discover and assess the security of their entire enterprise attack surface—in the Microsoft cloud, AWS, other clouds, on-premises, and from their supply chain.
buyer: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT:$168,088.00)
Microsoft is the leading software corporation that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports, and sells a range of software products and services. They offer Business Software, Design Tools, Developer Tools, Home & Educational Software, Tablets, Search, Advertising, Cloud Computing and more. "
target: RiskIQ
RiskIQ is a leader in internet security intelligence, providing the most comprehensive discovery, intelligence, and mitigation of threats associated with an organization’s digital presence. RiskIQ allows enterprises to gain unified insight and control over web, social and mobile exposures.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 7/7/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Sophos, acquired Capsule8

synopsis: Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, has acquired Capsule8, a pioneer and market leader of runtime visibility, detection, and response for Linux production servers and containers covering on-premise and cloud workloads. Sophos will integrate Capsule8 technology into its Adaptive Cybersecurity Ecosystem (ACE).
buyer: Sophos (LSE:SOPH:$710.60)
Based in the UK, Sophos is a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting more than 500,000 organizations and millions of consumers in more than 150 countries from the most advanced cyberthreats. "
target: Capsule8
Capsule8 is the pioneer behind “ops-friendly” security that embeds seamlessly into Linux systems. Modern enterprises depend on Capsule8 to secure their workloads with runtime visibility, detection and response in any environment – whether containerized, virtualized, or bare metal.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/30/2021 via BusinessWire

Jfrog, will acquire VDOO

synopsis: JFrog Ltd. will acquire Israel-based Vdoo Connected Trust Ltd., the provider of an end-to-end product security platform for automating software security tasks. Vdoo will accelerate JFrog’s vision of becoming the company behind all software updates and creating a world of Liquid Software by expanding its end-to-end DevOps Platform offering.
buyer: Jfrog (FROG:$163.09)
JFrog is on a “Liquid Software” mission to enable the flow of software seamlessly and securely from the developer’s keystrokes to production. The end-to-end, hybrid JFrog Platform provides the tools and visibility required by software development organizations to fully embrace the power of DevOps. "
target: VDOO
Based in Israel, Vdoo provides an end-to-end product security platform for automating all software security tasks throughout the entire product lifecycle, ensuring all findings are prioritized, communicated, and mitigated.
price ($mm)
$300
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/16/2021 via PR Newswire

Forcepoint LLC, will acquire Deep-Secure Ltd.

synopsis: Forcepoint, a global leader in data-first cybersecurity solutions, will acquire Deep Secure, an innovative cyber security company in the UK. Deep Secure's cybersecurity products and services give organizations immunity from cyberattacks delivered via malware. They offer solutions for spyware, ransomware, email, web, and more.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Forcepoint LLC
Forcepoint is the global cybersecurity leader for user and data protection. Its behavior-based solutions are delivered through a converged security platform that protects network users and cloud access, protects confidential data, and eliminates breaches caused by insiders. "
target: Deep-Secure Ltd.
Deep Secure is an innovative cyber security company in the UK. Deep Secure's cybersecurity products and services give organizations immunity from cyberattacks delivered via malware and help protect against covert data loss. They offer solutions for spyware, ransomware, email, web, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/16/2021 via Company Press Release

Netwrix, acquired New Net Technologies

synopsis: Netwrix, a cybersecurity vendor that makes data security easy, has acquired New Net Technologies (NNT), a leading provider of IT security and compliance software. NNT's SecureOps provides protection against all forms of cyberattack and data breaches. They offer powerful solutions for change control, log management, vulnerability scanning, and more.
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: New Net Technologies
New Net Technologies (NNT) is a leading provider of IT security and compliance software. NNT's SecureOps provides protection against all forms of cyberattack and data breaches. They offer powerful and reliable solutions for change control, log management, vulnerability scanning, and more.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 6/11/2021 via PR Newswire

Resolve Systems, acquired Ayehu Inc.

synopsis: Resolve Systems, a pioneer in IT automation and service orchestration, has acquired Ayehu, the leading no-code intelligent IT automation platform. The combination bolsters Resolve's position as the most innovative IT automation provider, delivering comprehensive, end-to-end automation and orchestration.
buyer parent: Insight Venture Partners
buyer: Resolve Systems
Resolve helps IT teams achieve agile, autonomous operations with its leading enterprise automation and AIOps platform. Resolve handles a wide array of IT operations, from dependency mapping, event correlation, and predictive analytics to intelligently automating actions based on those findings. "
target: Ayehu Inc.
Ayehu provides an Intelligent automation and orchestration platform purpose-built for IT Operations and IT Service Management organizations looking to automate manual processes. Ayehu is a No-Code IT Automation Platform deployed by over 200 enterprise companies, including those in the Fortune 500.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 6/2/2021 via Company Press Release

Symphony Technology Group, will acquire FireEye

synopsis: FireEye, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to sell the FireEye Products business, including the FireEye name, to a consortium led by Symphony Technology Group (STG). FireEye offers a single platform that blends innovative security technologies and nation-state grade threat intelligence.
buyer: Symphony Technology Group
Symphony Technology Group (STG) is the private equity partner to market leading companies in data, software, and analytics. The firm brings expertise, flexibility, and resources to build strategic value and unlock the potential of innovative companies. "
target: FireEye (FEYE:$962.21)
FireEye is the intelligence-led security company. Working as a seamless, scalable extension of customer security operations, FireEye offers a single platform that blends innovative security technologies and nation-state grade threat intelligence.
price ($mm)
$1,200
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/26/2021 via GlobeNewswire

Zscaler, Inc., will acquire Smokescreen Technologies

synopsis: Zscaler, Inc., the leader in cloud security, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Smokescreen Technologies, a leader in active defense and deception technology. Smokescreen makes targeted threat detection more pragmatic by taking the fight to the bad guys. Security can be simpler, irrespective of whether you're a F500 or a startup.
buyer: Zscaler, Inc. (ZS:$601.91)
Zscaler enables organizations to securely transform their networks and applications for a mobile, cloud-first world. Its flagship services, Zscaler Internet Access and Zscaler Private Access, create fast, secure connections between users and applications, regardless of device, location, or network. "
target: Smokescreen Technologies
Smokescreen Technologies is a leader in active defense and deception technology. Smokescreen makes targeted threat detection more pragmatic by taking the fight to the bad guys. Security can be simpler, irrespective of whether you're a F500 or a startup.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/19/2021 via Company Press Release

Splunk Inc., will acquire TruSTAR Technology

synopsis: Splunk Inc., provider of the Data-to-Everything Platform, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire TruSTAR, a San Francisco-based cloud-native security company providing a data-centric intelligence platform.
buyer: Splunk Inc. (SPLK:$2,229.39)
Splunk helps organizations ask questions, get answers, take actions, and achieve business outcomes from their data through its Data-to-Everything Platform. Organizations use Splunk solutions with machine learning to monitor, investigate, and act on all forms of business, IT, security, and IoT data. "
target: TruSTAR Technology
TruSTAR is a San Francisco-based cloud-native security company providing a data-centric intelligence platform. TruSTAR’s Intelligence Platform enables customers to operationalize all sources of security intelligence across their ecosystem of teams, tools and partners.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/17/2021 via BNC Analysis

Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions, Inc., acquired CloudPassage

synopsis: Fidelis Cybersecurity announced the acquisition of CloudPassage. Founded in 2010, San Francisco-based CloudPassage safeguards cloud infrastructure for the world’s most-recognized brands in finance, e-commerce, gaming, B2B SaaS, healthcare, biotech, and digital media.
buyer parent: Skyview Capital LLC
buyer: Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions, Inc.
Fidelis Cybersecurity is a provider of threat detection, hunting, and response solutions. Fidelis combats cybercrime, data theft, and espionage by providing full visibility across hybrid cloud / on-prem environments, automating threat and data theft detection, and optimizing incident response. "
target: CloudPassage
Founded in 2010, San Francisco-based CloudPassage safeguards cloud infrastructure for the world’s most-recognized brands in finance, e-commerce, gaming, B2B SaaS, healthcare, biotech, and digital media.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/14/2021 via Company Press Release

Cisco Systems, Inc., will acquire Kenna Security, Inc.

synopsis: Cisco is to acquire Kenna Security, Inc., a privately held cybersecurity company headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. Kenna’s risk-based vulnerability management technology enables organizations to work cross-functionally to rapidly identify, prioritize and remediate cyber risks.
buyer: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO:$48,846.00)
Cisco System's hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible. Cisco designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol based networking and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. "
target: Kenna Security, Inc.
Kenna Security, Inc. is a privately held cybersecurity company headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. Kenna’s risk-based vulnerability management technology enables organizations to work cross-functionally to rapidly identify, prioritize and remediate cyber risks.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/12/2021 via BusinessWire

Absolute Software Corporation, will acquire NetMotion

synopsis: Absolute Software Corporation , a leader in Endpoint Resilience™ solutions, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire NetMotion Software, Inc., a leading provider of connectivity and security solutions.
buyer: Absolute Software Corporation (TSX:ABT:$116.17)
Absolute Software, based in Canada, is a leader in Endpoint Resilience solutions and the industry’s only undeletable defense platform embedded in over a half-billion devices. Absolute Software enables a permanent digital tether between the endpoint and the enterprise who distributed it. "
target: NetMotion
NetMotion provides security solutions for millions of devices deployed around the world. Customers choose the NetMotion platform for its powerful zero trust network access (ZTNA), experience monitoring and mobile-first enterprise VPN functionality.
price ($mm)
$340
rev ($mm)
$60
EBITDA ($mm)
$18
EV / rev
5.7x
EV / EBITDA
18.9x
closed 7/1/2021 via GlobeNewswire

JAMF, acquired Wandera

synopsis: Jamf, the standard in Apple Enterprise Management, has acquired Wandera, a leader in zero trust cloud security and access for mobile devices. Wandera offers solutions for mobile threat defense, compliance and data cost management.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: JAMF (JAMF:$290.23)
Jamf, the standard in Apple Enterprise Management, extends the legendary Apple experience people love to businesses, schools, and government organizations through its software and the world’s largest online community of IT admins focused exclusively on Apple, Jamf Nation. "
target: Wandera
Wandera provides security and management of mobile data for enterprises. Solutions include mobile threat defense, compliance and data cost management. Wandera's pioneering multi-level architecture, on device and in the cloud, offers unrivalled visibility with the industry's largest mobile dataset.
price ($mm)
$400
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 5/6/2021 via PR Newswire

Forcepoint LLC, acquired Cyberinc

synopsis: Forcepoint, a global leader in data-first cybersecurity solutions, has acquired Cyberinc, a cybersecurity company that prevents web, email, and document-based threats. Cyberinc’s Isla platform uses cutting-edge isolation technology to neutralize threats and prevent them before they have a chance to act.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Forcepoint LLC
Forcepoint is the global cybersecurity leader for user and data protection. Its behavior-based solutions are delivered through a converged security platform that protects network users and cloud access, protects confidential data, and eliminates breaches caused by insiders. "
target parent: Aurionpro Solutions Limited
target: Cyberinc
Cyberinc is a cybersecurity company that prevents web, email, and document-based threats. Cyberinc’s Isla platform uses cutting-edge isolation technology to neutralize threats and prevent them before they have a chance to act, simplifying the security strategy and delivering immediate protection.
price ($mm)
$9.59
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
announced 5/3/2021 via BNC Analysis

Imperva, Inc., will acquire CloudVector

synopsis: Cybersecurity company Imperva announced it plans to acquire application programming interface (API) security company CloudVector. Los Altos, California-based CloudVector, which was founded in 2018, enables customers to discover, monitor, and protect API traffic in environments from exploits and breaches.
buyer parent: Thoma Bravo, LLC
buyer: Imperva, Inc. (IMPV:$344.02)
Imperva is the cybersecurity leader whose mission is to protect data and all paths to it. Customers around the world trust Imperva to protect their applications, data and websites from cyber attacks. Imperva protects companies through all stages of their digital journey. "
target: CloudVector
Los Altos, California-based CloudVector, which was founded in 2018, enables customers to discover, monitor, and protect API traffic in environments from exploits and breaches. The startup’s platform discovers APIs based on actual traffic, classifying data with machine learning.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
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
EV / rev
11.3x
EV / EBITDA
276.7x

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Varonis Systems
Varonis is a pioneer in data security and analytics. Varonis' Data Security Platform detects insider threats and cyberattacks by analyzing data, account activity, and user behavior. Their platform prevents and limits disaster by discovering and locking down sensitive, regulated and stale data.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$270.05
EBITDA ($mm)
($75.90)
EBIT ($mm)
($85.22)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1574
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Ticker: MOBL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MobileIron
MobileIron is redefining enterprise security with the industry’s first mobile-centric, zero trust platform built on the foundation of unified endpoint management (UEM) to secure access and protect data across the perimeter-less enterprise.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$214.91
EBITDA ($mm)
($30.76)
EBIT ($mm)
($34.11)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
870
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Ticker: HLSE:FSC1V
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
F-Secure Corporation
F-Secure Corporation
F-Secure has been defending tens of millions of people around the globe from digital threats for over 25 years. Their award-winning products protect people and companies against everything from crimeware to corporate cyberattacks, and are available from over 6000 resellers and 200 operators.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$199.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.52
EBIT ($mm)
$13.73
Net Income ($mm)
$12.16
Employees
1145
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Ticker: TSX:ABT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Absolute Software Corporation
Absolute Software Corporation
Absolute Software Corporation is the industry standard in persistent endpoint security and data risk management solutions. Persistence® technology from Absolute provides organizations with visibility and control over all of their devices, regardless of user or location.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$116.17
EBITDA ($mm)
$18.42
EBIT ($mm)
$15.23
Net Income ($mm)
$8.95
Employees
530
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Ticker: ENXTPA:INSD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
INSIDE Secure
INSIDE Secure
Inside Secure is at the heart of security solutions for mobile and connected devices, providing software, silicon IP, tools and know-how needed to protect customers’ transactions, content, applications, and communications.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$46.95
EBITDA ($mm)
$10.18
EBIT ($mm)
$6.80
Net Income ($mm)
$4.62
Employees
160
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Ticker: ASX:TNT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tesserent Limited
Tesserent Limited
Tesserent is dedicated to providing enterprise Network Security via a managed service for organisations across Asia Pacific. Tesserent delivers network security as a managed service to high value organisations - monitoring, updating and protecting client networks 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$33.72
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.76)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.01)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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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: CORO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Corero Network Security plc
Corero Network Security plc
Corero Network Security plc’s mission is to be a leading network security systems company delivering solutions to address the challenges organizations face in protecting their IT systems and networks and on-line assets from the threats of cyber crime.
year
2012
rev ($mm)
$20.57
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.15)
EBIT ($mm)
($5.87)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: NYSE:PANW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto Networks
Palo Alto Networks is leading cybersecurity by safely enabling applications and preventing cyber breaches for organizations worldwide. Their platform delivers security far superior to legacy or point products, safely enables daily business operations, and protects an organization's assets.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$3,782.70
EBITDA ($mm)
($3.20)
EBIT ($mm)
($201.60)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
8376
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Ticker: CHKP
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd is the largest pure-play security vendor globally. The company provides industry-leading solutions, and protects customers from cyberattacks with an unmatched catch rate of malware and other types of attacks.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$2,026.90
EBITDA ($mm)
$904.90
EBIT ($mm)
$884.70
Net Income ($mm)
$835.30
Employees
5258
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Ticker: TSE:4704
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trend Micro Inc.
Trend Micro Inc.
As a global leader in IT security, Trend Micro develops innovative security solutions that make the world safe for businesses and consumers to exchange digital information. They are recognized as the market leader in server security, cloud security, and small business content security.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,496.11
EBITDA ($mm)
$479.05
EBIT ($mm)
$334.22
Net Income ($mm)
$262.51
Employees
6562
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Ticker: NasdaqGS:VRNT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Verint Systems Inc.
Verint Systems Inc.
Verint is a leader in Actionable Intelligence solutions with a focus on customer engagement optimization, security intelligence, and fraud, risk and compliance. Organizations in more than 180 countries count on intelligence from Verint solutions to make more informed, effective and timely decisions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,255.80
EBITDA ($mm)
$186.88
EBIT ($mm)
$129.50
Net Income ($mm)
$69.78
Employees
6200
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Ticker: VRSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, Verisign helps companies and consumers all over the world connect between the dots.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,245.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$863.51
EBIT ($mm)
$817.23
Net Income ($mm)
$788.83
Employees
872
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Ticker: VRSN
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc.
VeriSign, Inc. is the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world. Billions of times each day, Verisign helps companies and consumers all over the world connect between the dots.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$1,245.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$863.51
EBIT ($mm)
$817.23
Net Income ($mm)
$788.83
Employees
872
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Ticker: PFPT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Proofpoint, Inc.
Proofpoint, Inc.
Proofpoint Inc. is a leading next-generation security and compliance company that provides cloud-based solutions for comprehensive threat protection, incident response, secure communications, social media security, compliance, archiving and governance.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$1,088.07
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.04
EBIT ($mm)
($95.49)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3658
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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: LSE:SOPH
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sophos
Sophos
Founded in Oxford, England, Sophos is a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting over organizations from advanced cyberthreats. Sophos’ cloud-native and AI-enhanced solutions secure endpoints and networks against evolving cybercriminal tactics and techniques.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$710.60
EBITDA ($mm)
$79.50
EBIT ($mm)
$56.10
Net Income ($mm)
$26.90
Employees
3381
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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: CYBR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CyberArk
CyberArk
CyberArk is the only security company focused on eliminating the most advanced cyber threats; those that use insider privileges to attack the heart of the enterprise. Stopping attacks before they stop business, CyberArk proactively secures against threats before attacks can do irreparable damage.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$444.79
EBITDA ($mm)
$61.58
EBIT ($mm)
$51.23
Net Income ($mm)
$51.77
Employees
1380
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Ticker: FSCT
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ForeScout Technologies
ForeScout Technologies
ForeScout is transforming security through visibility. They help make the invisible visible by providing Global 2000 enterprises and government agencies with agentless visibility and control of traditional and IoT devices the instant they connect to the network.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$336.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($89.27)
EBIT ($mm)
($101.19)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
1107
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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: MOBL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MobileIron
MobileIron is redefining enterprise security with the industry’s first mobile-centric, zero trust platform built on the foundation of unified endpoint management (UEM) to secure access and protect data across the perimeter-less enterprise.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$214.91
EBITDA ($mm)
($30.76)
EBIT ($mm)
($34.11)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
870
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