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closed 12/10/2021 via PR Newswire

Aura Company, acquired Circle Media Labs, Inc.

synopsis: Aura, a leading provider of proactive, all-in-one digital security for consumers, has acquired Circle Media Labs, creators of the #1 parental control and screen time management solution for families. The addition of parental controls technologies and home device expertise from Circle will further Aura's ability to keep families safe online.
buyer: Aura Company
Aura is a mission-driven technology company dedicated to creating a safer internet for everyone. With an easy to use, integrated suite of services trusted by more than one million customers, Aura makes all-in-one digital security accessible to all. "
target: Circle Media Labs, Inc.
Circle is a developer of screen time management and parental control solutions that provide comprehensive ways for families to manage devices. The company's Circle Home Plus is the most robust parental control solution available, allowing parents to monitor and control every device from one app.
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closed 2/19/2020 via BusinessWire

Smith Micro Software, Inc., purchased Operator Business from Circle Media Labs, Inc.

synopsis: Smith Micro Software, Inc. has acquired the operator business of Circle Media Labs, a developer of parental control software. With the transaction, Smith Micro has acquired certain assets, including customer contracts and a perpetual source code license to Circle’s robust parental control software.
buyer: Smith Micro Software, Inc. (SMSI:$51.30)
Smith Micro develops software to simplify and enhance the mobile experience, providing solutions to some of the leading wireless service providers and cable Multiple System Operators around the world. The company creates opportunities to engage consumers via smartphones and consumer IoT devices. "
seller: Circle Media Labs, Inc.
Circle is a developer of screen time management and parental control solutions that provide comprehensive ways for families to manage devices. The company's Circle Home Plus is the most robust parental control solution available, allowing parents to monitor and control every device from one app.
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$14
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closed 11/6/2019 via BusinessWire

Life360, Inc., acquired ZenScreen

synopsis: ZenScreen, the AI-powered solution that guides you and your family to better screen time habits for a more balanced digital diet, has been acquired by Life360, the leading safety and coordination service for families worldwide.
buyer: Life360, Inc.
Life360 is the world’s leading location and driving safety service for families available for Android and iPhone in a convenient and secure mobile app. A leader in family tech, Life360 gives families peace of mind when they are not together. "
target: ZenScreen
Founded in 2017, ZenScreen is a cross-platform app and browser extension that pairs artificial intelligence with research-backed best practices to use AI for good – monitoring app usage, suggesting breaks, and intelligently restricting access to apps in evenings and early mornings.
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announced 3/8/2021 via BusinessWire

Smith Micro Software, Inc., will purchase Family Safety Mobile Business from Avast Software

synopsis: Smith Micro Software, Inc. is to acquire Avast’s Family Safety Mobile Business, which includes mobile parental controls services including location features, content filtering and screen time management.
buyer: Smith Micro Software, Inc. (SMSI:$51.30)
Smith Micro develops software to simplify and enhance the mobile experience, providing solutions to some of the leading wireless service providers and cable MSOs around the world. Their products enable the family digital lifestyle to providing powerful voice messaging capabilities. "
seller: Avast Software (LSE:AVST:$941.10)
Avast’s Family Safety Mobile Business includes mobile parental controls services including location features, content filtering and screen time management.
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$66
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closed 12/10/2021 via PR Newswire

Aura Company, acquired Circle Media Labs, Inc.

synopsis: Aura, a leading provider of proactive, all-in-one digital security for consumers, has acquired Circle Media Labs, creators of the #1 parental control and screen time management solution for families. The addition of parental controls technologies and home device expertise from Circle will further Aura's ability to keep families safe online.
buyer: Aura Company
Aura is a mission-driven technology company dedicated to creating a safer internet for everyone. With an easy to use, integrated suite of services trusted by more than one million customers, Aura makes all-in-one digital security accessible to all. "
target: Circle Media Labs, Inc.
Circle is a developer of screen time management and parental control solutions that provide comprehensive ways for families to manage devices. The company's Circle Home Plus is the most robust parental control solution available, allowing parents to monitor and control every device from one app.
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closed 2/19/2020 via BusinessWire

Smith Micro Software, Inc., purchased Operator Business from Circle Media Labs, Inc.

synopsis: Smith Micro Software, Inc. has acquired the operator business of Circle Media Labs, a developer of parental control software. With the transaction, Smith Micro has acquired certain assets, including customer contracts and a perpetual source code license to Circle’s robust parental control software.
buyer: Smith Micro Software, Inc. (SMSI:$51.30)
Smith Micro develops software to simplify and enhance the mobile experience, providing solutions to some of the leading wireless service providers and cable Multiple System Operators around the world. The company creates opportunities to engage consumers via smartphones and consumer IoT devices. "
seller: Circle Media Labs, Inc.
Circle is a developer of screen time management and parental control solutions that provide comprehensive ways for families to manage devices. The company's Circle Home Plus is the most robust parental control solution available, allowing parents to monitor and control every device from one app.
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$14
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closed 12/10/2021 via PR Newswire

Aura Company, acquired Circle Media Labs, Inc.

synopsis: Aura, a leading provider of proactive, all-in-one digital security for consumers, has acquired Circle Media Labs, creators of the #1 parental control and screen time management solution for families. The addition of parental controls technologies and home device expertise from Circle will further Aura's ability to keep families safe online.
buyer: Aura Company
Aura is a mission-driven technology company dedicated to creating a safer internet for everyone. With an easy to use, integrated suite of services trusted by more than one million customers, Aura makes all-in-one digital security accessible to all. "
target: Circle Media Labs, Inc.
Circle is a developer of screen time management and parental control solutions that provide comprehensive ways for families to manage devices. The company's Circle Home Plus is the most robust parental control solution available, allowing parents to monitor and control every device from one app.
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closed 10/31/2021 via BNC Analysis

Aura Company, acquired Comparitech Limited

synopsis: Comparitech.com has been acquired by Aura Inc., the owner of VPN service Hotspot Shield and a technology company dedicated to creating a safer internet for everyone. Comparitech is a pro-consumer British website that offers reviews, tools, and comparisons. Comparitech primarily tests and reviews VPNs services and various other products.
buyer: Aura Company
Aura is a mission-driven technology company dedicated to creating a safer internet for everyone. With an easy to use, integrated suite of services trusted by more than one million customers, Aura makes all-in-one digital security accessible to all. "
target: Comparitech Limited
Comparitech is a pro-consumer British website that offers reviews, tools, and comparisons. Founded in 2016 by Richard Patterson, Comparitech has served consumers in the United States, United Kingdom, and worldwide. Comparitech primarily tests and reviews VPNs services and various other products.
price ($mm)
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$20
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0.0x
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closed 7/8/2020 via PR Newswire

Aura Company, acquired Pango, Inc.

synopsis: Aura, a technology company dedicated to simplifying digital security for consumers, has acquired Pango, a privacy and security company that offers a premium all-in-one subscription service. The addition of Pango will expand Aura's offerings to provide even greater identity protection and security for its customers.
buyer: Aura Company
Aura is a technology company dedicated to simplifying digital security for consumers. Committed to creating a unified platform of services, Aura uses adaptive technology to enable customers to manage disparate cybersecurity needs with ease. "
target: Pango, Inc.
Pango is a global privacy and security company that offers an all-in-one subscription of premium and trusted products that protect people, families, and businesses from a wide variety of online threats. The subscription suite includes Hotspot Shield, 1Password, Robo Shield, Hiya, and Identity Guard.
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closed 1/11/2019 via PR Newswire

General Catalyst Partners, Intrusta, WndrCo, acquired Intersections Inc.

synopsis: Intrusta, WndrCo and General Catalyst, announced the completion of its acquisition of Intersections Inc., an identity theft protection and privacy services company based in Chantilly, VA. Intrusta is a digital threat protection platform while WndrCo and General Catalyst are a holding company and venture capital firm for technology companies.
buyer: General Catalyst Partners
buyer: WndrCo
buyer: Intrusta
The consortium consists of: Intrusta, a digital threat protection platform; WndrCo, a holding company for technology companies; and General Catalyst, a venture capital firm for technology companies. "
target: Intersections Inc. (INTX:$156.93)
Intersections Inc. provides innovative software solutions to help consumers and businesses manage the potential risks associated with the proliferation of their data in the virtual world.
price ($mm)[EV]
$66 [$79]*
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$157
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$3
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0.7x
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36.1x
announced 2/2/2022 via BNC Analysis

Surfshark will be merged with Nord Security,

synopsis: Major VPN providers Surfshark and Nord Security are to merge. Surfshark is a fast-growing cybersecurity company focused on developing humanized privacy & security protection solutions. Nord Security is home for advanced security solutions that share the Nord brand and values, including the world’s most advanced VPN service NordVPN.
buyer: Nord Security
Nord Security is home for advanced security solutions that share the Nord brand and values, including the world’s most advanced VPN service NordVPN, the next-generation password manager NordPass, encrypted cloud storage NordLocker, and the advanced network access security solution NordLayer. "
target: Surfshark
Surfshark is a fast-growing cybersecurity company focused on developing humanized privacy & security protection solutions to secure people's digital lives. Its core product is one of the TOP 3 VPNs globally, trusted by millions of users around the world.
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closed 7/8/2020 via PR Newswire

Aura Company, acquired Pango, Inc.

synopsis: Aura, a technology company dedicated to simplifying digital security for consumers, has acquired Pango, a privacy and security company that offers a premium all-in-one subscription service. The addition of Pango will expand Aura's offerings to provide even greater identity protection and security for its customers.
buyer: Aura Company
Aura is a technology company dedicated to simplifying digital security for consumers. Committed to creating a unified platform of services, Aura uses adaptive technology to enable customers to manage disparate cybersecurity needs with ease. "
target: Pango, Inc.
Pango is a global privacy and security company that offers an all-in-one subscription of premium and trusted products that protect people, families, and businesses from a wide variety of online threats. The subscription suite includes Hotspot Shield, 1Password, Robo Shield, Hiya, and Identity Guard.
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closed 1/7/2020 via BusinessWire

CloudFlare, Inc., acquired S2 Systems Corporation

synopsis: Cloudflare, Inc., a security, performance, and reliability company, has acquired S2 Systems Corporation, the developer of patented browser isolation technology to make web browsing safer and faster. Cloudflare will add S2’s technology to Cloudflare Gateway, a security suite that protects corporate employees and data without sacrificing performance.
buyer: CloudFlare, Inc. (NET:$656.43)
Cloudflare protects and accelerates Internet applications online without adding hardware, installing software, or changing a line of code. Internet properties powered by Cloudflare have all web traffic routed through its global network, improving performance while decreasing spam and other attacks. "
target: S2 Systems Corporation
S2 Systems is a developer of browser isolation technology that makes web browsing safer and faster. S2's browser isolation technology executes browser code on cloud servers rather than on devices, keeping users safe from the risk posed by threats across the public Internet.
price ($mm)
$39
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closed 2/8/2018 via Company Press Release

j2 Global, Inc., acquired Vipre

synopsis: j2 Global, Inc., the global provider of Internet services and digital media, has acquired VIPRE, the highest-rated, award-winning internet security product for businesses and home users
buyer: j2 Global, Inc. (JCOM:$1,740.72)
j2 Global, Inc. provides Internet services through two segments: Business Cloud Services, which offers Internet fax, virtual phone, and unified communications solutions, and Digital Media, which offers technology, gaming, lifestyle and healthcare content through its digital properties. "
target: Vipre
VIPRE is the highest-rated, award-winning internet security product for businesses and home users. It is powered by the world's most sophisticated security technologies that protect millions of users from today’s top online threats.
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closed 2/15/2017 via Company Press Release

Cliqz GmbH, acquired Ghostery, Inc.

synopsis: Ghostery announced that it has relaunched as Evidon, Inc. and sold its popular Ghostery consumer browser extension and mobile apps to German Cliqz GmbH. Ghostery offers a free browser extension and mobile browser that make browsing the internet cleaner, faster, and safer by detecting and blocking tracking technologies on websites.
buyer parent: Hubert Burda Media
buyer: Cliqz GmbH
Cliqz, which is owned by Mozilla and Hubert Burda Media, offers privacy-focused browsers and browser extensions with an innovative quick-search functionality for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iOS "
target parent: Evidon
target: Ghostery, Inc.
Ghostery offers a free browser extension and mobile browser that make browsing the internet cleaner, faster, and safer. Ghostery detects and blocks tracking technologies on the websites users visit to speed up page loads, eliminate clutter, and protect data and privacy.
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closed 2/25/2015 via Reuters

Synchronoss Technologies, Inc., purchased Personal Cloud Assets from F-Secure Corporation

synopsis: Synchronoss Technologies, Inc., the leader in mobile cloud innovation and software-based activation, has acquired the personal cloud assets from F-Secure Corporation. F-Secure is an online security and privacy company that offers millions of people around the globe the power to safely surf, store and share information via the internet.
buyer: Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. (SNCR:$280.62)
Synchronoss Technologies is the leader in mobile cloud innovation and software-based activation for mobile carriers around the world. The company’s technology solutions allow customers to connect, synchronize and activate connected devices and services that empower enterprises and consumers. "
seller: F-Secure Corporation (HLSE:FSC1V:$199.79)
F-Secure is an online security and privacy company from Finland. F-Secure's Personal Cloud allows users to experience a more secure and safe cloud.
price ($mm)
$60
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closed 9/7/2012 via Reuters

Google Inc., acquired VirusTotal

synopsis: Google Inc has bought startup VirusTotal. VirusTotal operates by accepting requests for virus checks, running every available protection software on the questioned document or pages, then distributing the results to security vendors.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: VirusTotal
VirusTotal is a free online service that analyzes files and URLs enabling the identification of viruses, worms, trojans and other kinds of malicious content detected by antivirus engines and website scanners.
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closed 12/1/2011 via PR Newswire

AVG Technologies, acquired Bsecure Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: AVG Technologies, a leading provider of Internet and mobile security, announced its acquisition of the business of Bsecure Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of proprietary, cloud-based technology in the Internet filtering industry since 2001, and the most endorsed software provider for family online safety.
buyer: AVG Technologies (AVG:$430.61)
AVG Technologies is a global security software maker protecting more than 100 million active users in 170 countries from the ever-growing incidence of Web threats, viruses, spam, cyber-scams and hackers on the Internet. "
target: Bsecure Technologies, Inc.
Bsecure Technologies, Inc. is a leading provider of proprietary, cloud-based technology in the Internet filtering industry. Since 2001, Bsecure has been the most endorsed and trusted provider of Internet protection software for the family.
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$5.00
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closed 1/5/2011 via BusinessWire

Sourcefire, Inc., acquired Immunet Corporation

synopsis: Sourcefire, Inc., the creator of Snort® and a leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions, announced the acquisition of Immunet, a leading provider of advanced cloud-based anti-malware technologies. Immunet provides a groundbreaking approach to cybersecurity.
buyer: Sourcefire, Inc. (FIRE:$223.10)
Sourcefire, Inc., is a world leader in intelligent cybersecurity solutions. Sourcefire is transforming the way Global 2000 organizations and government agencies manage and minimize network security risks. "
target: Immunet Corporation
Immunet was founded in July 2008 by AntiVirus industry veterans to address a sweeping shift in the Internet threat landscape. Immunet Protect 2.0 is a free Cloud Antivirus download that provides real-time protection from over 14 million threats daily.
price ($mm)
$21
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closed 11/17/2022 via GlobeNewswire

JAMF, acquired ZecOps

synopsis: Jamf, the standard in Apple Enterprise Management, has completed the acquisition of ZecOps, Inc. a leader in mobile detection and response. Jamf offers robust management and mobile security capabilities for iOS devices.
buyer parent: Vista Equity Partners
buyer: JAMF (JAMF:$366.39)
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: ZecOps
ZecOps develops the world’s most powerful platform to discover and analyze mobile cyber attacks. Used by world-leading enterprises, governments and individuals globally, ZecOps Mobile Detection and Response platform provides a realistic and scalable approach to mobile threat hunting.
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closed 8/10/2022 via BusinessWire

DNSFilter, Inc., acquired Guardian

synopsis: DNSFilter announced the acquisition of Guardian, a leading Firewall + VPN technology platform. Guardian is the safest and most secure way to protect privacy and data while using apps and browsing the web on an iOS device.
buyer parent: TechStars
buyer: DNSFilter, Inc.
DNSFilter is a cloud-delivered DNS based content filtering and threat protection service that protects an unlimited amount of networks without the need for any in-house hardware or appliances. "
target: Guardian
Guardian is a leading Firewall + VPN technology platform. Guardian is the safest and most secure way to protect privacy and data while using apps and browsing the web on an iOS device.
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announced 3/6/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Cyberfort Software, Inc., will acquire Just Content

synopsis: Cyberfort Software, Inc. announced that it signed a purchase agreement to acquire Just Content Software, a multi-platform ad-blocking and content filter app that protects users from unsafe ads, trackers, malware, phishing sites, coin miners, adult sites, distractions and social media, fake news and gambling sites.
buyer: Cyberfort Software, Inc. (OTCPK:CYBF:$0.00)
Cyberfort Software is a cyber security technology company dedicated to improving the privacy and security of end users and organizations. It targets the Cyber Security market by specializing in the acquisition and development of security software, content filtering and ad-blocking technology. "
target: Just Content
Just Content is a multi-platform ad-blocking and content filter app that protects users from unsafe ads, trackers, malware, phishing sites, coin miners, adult sites, distractions and social media, fake news and gambling sites. They also block spam SMS and robo calls.
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closed 9/30/2016 via BusinessWire

Avast Software, acquired AVG Technologies

synopsis: Avast Software, the leader in digital security products for consumers and businesses, announced it has acquired a majority stake in AVG Technologies after completing the initial offering period of its tender offer for all of the outstanding ordinary shares of AVG Technologies N.V. They will operate as a single company as of Monday, October 3, 2016.
buyer: Avast Software (LSE:AVST:$941.10)
AVAST Software, maker of the most trusted antivirus in the world, protects nearly 230 million people, computers and mobile devices with its security applications. AVAST's portfolio ranges from free antivirus for PC, Mac, and Android, to premium suites and services for both consumers and business. "
target: AVG Technologies (AVG:$430.61)
AVG is a leading provider of software services to secure devices, data and people. AVG's award-winning consumer portfolio includes internet security, performance optimization, location services, data controls and insights, and privacy and identity protection, for mobile devices and desktops.
price ($mm)[EV]
$1,326 [$1,448]
rev ($mm)
$431
EBITDA ($mm)
$125
EV / rev
3.4x
EV / EBITDA
11.7x
announced 12/18/2008 via Market Wire

Synthasite, will acquire Clickpass

synopsis: SynthaSite, the leading do-it-yourself free Web site builder, announced it has agreed to acquire Clickpass, an OpenID provider and authentication gateway that simplifies OpenID integration and use.
buyer: Synthasite
SynthaSite offers a free Web site creation tool that empowers everyday users and small businesses to easily create professional quality Web sites. SynthaSite's intuitive drag and drop technology enables users to easily incorporate a variety of widgets. "
target: Clickpass
Clickpass makes OpenID easy to use and brings OpenID closer to the mainstream than any other company has done before.
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announced 5/30/2007 via InfoWorld

Google Inc., will acquire GreenBorder Technologies, Inc.

synopsis: GreenBorder Technologies annouced that it has agreed to a buyout by Google. . The company is a venture-backed provider of browser-based host intrusion protection tools for both businesses and consumers.
buyer: Google Inc. (GOOGL:$257,637.00)
Google's innovative search technologies connect millions of people with information every day. Google is a top web property in all major global markets. Google's targeted advertising program provides businesses with measurable results, while enhancing the overall web experience for users. "
target: GreenBorder Technologies, Inc.
GreenBorder provides Web security software for consumers, small and medium-size businesses, and enterprises. The company's products seamlessly protect users against Web-based threats – even the latest rootkits and other undetectable exploits – and identity thieves.
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closed 5/29/2007 via BusinessWire

PC Tools, acquired Novatix Corporation

synopsis: PC Tools announced the acquisition of Cyberhawk from Colorado-based Novatix Corporation and the establishment of a new advanced research office in Boulder. The acquisition adds a powerful new component to the advanced security solutions offered by the leading Internet security vendor.
buyer: PC Tools
PC Tools is a global software leader with a cache of security and utility products, including the multi award-winning Spyware DoctorTM. PC Tools is an industry leader in real-time anti-spyware and has a number of key patents pending. "
target: Novatix Corporation
Novatix Corporation develops leading edge zero-day security software that protects against and controls the outbreak of new viruses, spyware and other malicious programs. The company's flagship product, Cyberhawk™, features innovative real-time protection technology.
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closed 4/21/2021 via Company Press Release

Dataguard, acquired MyLife Digital Ltd

synopsis: DataGuard, a German data privacy and information security company, has acquired UK-based MyLife Digital, the developer of a consent and preference management platform (CPMP). The acquisition adds a new solution to DataGuard’s fully integrated software suite and expands the company's footprint in the UK.
buyer: Dataguard
Based in Germany, DataGuard is an all-in-one data privacy and information security platform. Over 1,500 customers use DataGuard’s end-to-end “Privacy-as-a-Service” and “Infosec-as-a-Service” solutions to comply with regulations such as GDPR or attain and retain certifications. "
target parent: Inc & Co
target: MyLife Digital Ltd
Based in the UK, MyLife Digital has developed a leading consent and preference management platform. Its platform enables the organisation to generate more value from personal data, build trust by infusing transparency and empowerment in customer journeys and comply with data protection regulations.
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closed 5/31/2019 via BNC Analysis

Avast Software, acquired TrackOff, Inc

synopsis: TrackOFF, a data privacy startup that helps consumers prevent online tracking, has been sold to Czech-based Avast, one of the largest consumer cybersecurity firms. TrackOFF has developed and sold products for PC, Mac and mobile devices that allow consumers to see who is tracking them online and prevent personal information from being collected.
buyer: Avast Software (LSE:AVST:$941.10)
Avast is the global leader in digital security products. With over 400 million users online, Avast offers products under the Avast and AVG brands that protect people from threats on the internet and the evolving internet of things threat landscape. "
target: TrackOff, Inc
TrackOFF is a Baltimore data privacy company that helps consumers prevent online tracking. TrackOFF has developed and sold products for PC, Mac and mobile devices that allow consumers to see who is tracking them online and prevent personal information from being collected.
price ($mm)
rev ($mm)
$3
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
0.0x
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closed 2/15/2021 via BNC Analysis

Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG, acquired BullGuard

synopsis: AVIRA has acquired London-based BullGuard. Both companies are now part of Norton-LifeLock. BullGuard is an award-winning cybersecurity company focused on providing the consumer and small business markets with the confidence to use the internet in absolute safety.
buyer parent: NortonLifeLock
buyer: Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG
Avira provides a consumer-focused portfolio of security and privacy solutions for Windows and Mac computers, Android and iOS smartphones, home networks, and smart devices (IoT). "
target: BullGuard
BullGuard is an award-winning cybersecurity company focused on providing the consumer and small business markets with the confidence to use the internet in absolute safety. The BullGuard product portfolio extends to PC, Mac, tablet and smartphone protection.
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announced 6/7/2017 via Reuters

Xunyou, will acquire Lionmobi Holding Limited

synopsis: Xunyou, a China-based company that provides accelerating services for network games and other network real-time interaction applications, will acquire Lionmobi, an Android mobile app developer. Lionmobi's apps help remove junk files, save battery power, and provide antivirus and other security features to keep personal information safe.
buyer: Xunyou (SZSE:300467:$23.57)
Xunyou is a China-based company principally engaged in the provision of accelerating services for network games and other network real-time interaction applications. Its main products include Xunyou network gaming accelerators and Xunyou mobile gaming accelerators. "
target: Lionmobi Holding Limited
Lionmobi is an Android mobile app developer. Their apps help remove junk files, save battery power, and provide antivirus and other security features to keep personal information safe. Their Power Clean and Power Battery apps are highly ranked on Google Play and have over 50 million downloads.
price ($mm)
$396
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Single Touch Interactive, Inc.
Single Touch Systems, Inc. is a technology based mobile solutions provider serving businesses, advertisers and brands. Single Touch's multi-channel messaging gateway enables marketers to reach consumers on all types of connected devices.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$8.75
EBITDA ($mm)
($2.24)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.47)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
16
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Ticker: MOTR
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Motricity, Inc.
Motricity, Inc.
Motricity is a mobile data solutions provider exclusively focused on the rapidly growing mobile Internet market. It serves some of the world's largest mobile operators and enterprises, simplifying the mobile Internet and creating high value and highly relevant mobile experiences for consumers.
year
2011
rev ($mm)
$121.65
EBITDA ($mm)
($11.69)
EBIT ($mm)
($22.01)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
297
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Ticker: OTCPK:CHIC.F
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ChitrChatr Communications Inc.
ChitrChatr Communications Inc.
ChitrChatr Communications Inc. (CHICF) is a Comprehensive Communications Platform in multiple languages for worldwide distribution. Users can make and receive Voice Calls, send and receive Text, Fax, Instant Messages, Emails and integrates with all online Social Networks.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.27)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.31)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: SYMC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
NortonLifeLock
NortonLifeLock
NortonLifeLock Inc. is a global leader in consumer Cyber Safety. NortonLifeLock is dedicated to helping secure the devices, identities, online privacy, and home and family needs of nearly 50 million consumers, providing them with a trusted ally in a complex digital world.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$2,623.00
EBITDA ($mm)
$1,235.00
EBIT ($mm)
$1,129.00
Net Income ($mm)
$617.00
Employees
2800
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Ticker: SEHK:700
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tencent Holdings Ltd.
Tencent Holdings Ltd.
Tencent Holdings Limited is an investment holding company involved in providing internet and mobile value-added services (VAS), online advertising services and e-commerce transactions services
year
2021
rev ($mm)
$83,589.72
EBITDA ($mm)
$26,174.19
EBIT ($mm)
$18,482.87
Net Income ($mm)
$33,551.52
Employees
116213
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Ticker: KOSE:A035720
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Kakao
Kakao
Kakao is South Korea’s dominant mobile messaging app. Kakao is a South Korean internet company established in 2014. It was formed from a merger of Daum Communications and Kakao to Daum Kakao in 2014, and Daum Kakao changed its name to Kakao in 2015.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$3,683.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$637.89
EBIT ($mm)
$401.79
Net Income ($mm)
$137.89
Employees
2300
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Ticker: JASDAQ:942
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nepro Japan Co. Ltd.
Nepro Japan Co. Ltd.
NEPRO Japan Co., Ltd is a mobile sales group, that offers all kinds of mobile solutions, including payment processing, mobile games, and more.
year
2014
rev ($mm)
$131.54
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.05
EBIT ($mm)
$0.41
Net Income ($mm)
$22.49
Employees
309
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Ticker: OTCPK:LIVC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Live Current Media, Inc.
Live Current Media, Inc.
Live Current Media is a media technology company. Live Current Media offers Kast, an online and mobile hangout platform. Kast is a virtual living room that enables friends and people from different locations to gather together to watch movies, play games and chat.
year
2021
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
24
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