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closed 4/5/2017 via BusinessWire

eyeo, acquired Flattr

synopsis: eyeo, parent company of Adblock Plus, announced its acquisition of Flattr, the content-funding solution that has already paid 30,000 online content creators and publishers since it was created in 2010. Flattr aims to promote and sustain a free and open internet by allowing users to value online content and support creators monetarily.
buyer: eyeo
eyeo builds open-source products that sustain and grow a fair and open web, and gives users control so they have a better online experience. eyeo has offices in Cologne and Berlin, Germany. Their main product, Adblock Plus, is used by over 100 million users worldwide. "
target: Flattr
Flattr is a micropayment service, founded in 2010 by Peter Sunde and Linus Olsson. Flattr aims to promote and sustain a free and open internet by allowing users to value online content and support creators monetarily to help them create more awesomeness.
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closed 12/18/2013 via New York Times

klarna AB, acquired Sofort AG

synopsis: Klarna has announced the acquisition of Sofort, a provider of online payment solutions for buyers and merchants in Europe. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Gauting, Germany with locations in Wetzlar and Hürth, Germany; and Wien, Austria. It has sales offices in Polen and Belgium.
buyer: klarna AB
Klarna was founded in 2005 to create safer, simpler and more fun online shopping. It does this by letting the consumer receive the goods first and pay afterwards, while klarna assumes the credit and fraud risks on goods from the e-stores. "
target parent: Reimann Investors Advisory GmbH
target: Sofort AG
Sofort AG provides online payment solutions for buyers and merchants in Europe. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Gauting, Germany with locations in Wetzlar and Hürth, Germany; and Wien, Austria. It has sales offices in Polen and Belgium.
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announced 4/2/2012 via Market Wire

Universal Vision Group Inc., will acquire Webteh d.o.o.

synopsis: Universal Vision Group Inc., a leading provider of prepaid cards and e-commerce software, has reached an agreement with Webteh d.o.o. and its founders whereby Webteh will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Vision Group as it expands globally. Webteh is the largest Croatian and regional service for Internet payments.
buyer: Universal Vision Group Inc.
Universal Vision Group is a leading provider of international multi-currency pre-paid cards to both corporate users and consumers on its proprietary software that offers a complete Tier 1 pre-paid card issuer processing infrastructure. "
target: Webteh d.o.o.
Webteh ltd. is the largest Croatian and regional service for Internet payments. Webteh performs acceptance and contracting for merchants in Montenegro as IPSP Atlasmont Bank AD.
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closed 1/28/2016 via BNC Analysis

Haili Metal One, acquired Union Mobile Pay Ltd.

synopsis: Qingdao Haili Metal One Co., Ltd. declared to offer shares acquiring a 91.56% stake in Union Mobile Pay. The company is a leading domestic provider of professional mobile finance and e-commerce industry chain service.
buyer: Haili Metal One (002537:$0.00)
Qingdao Haili Metal One Co., Ltd. is principally engaged in the manufacture and distribution of household electrical appliance spare parts, automobile spare parts and micro specialty motors. "
target: Union Mobile Pay Ltd.
Union Mobile Pay (UMPay) provides professional mobile payment for businesses and consumers. UMPay, a joint venture between China Mobile and China UnionPay, is the leading provider of e-commerce products and services in China specializing in financial services, payments and mobile commerce.
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$462*
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$108
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closed 2/6/2017 via BusinessWire

klarna AB, acquired BillPay GmbH

synopsis: Klarna confirmed that it has acquired BillPay, a payments company based in Germany, from Wonga, the startup that once achieved notoriety for predatory payday loans. BillPay itself was founded back in 2009 as one of several e-commerce clones from Berlin-based incubating factory Rocket Internet, where BillPay was fashioned as the PayPal of Germany.
buyer: klarna AB
Klarna offers safe and easy-to-use payment solutions to e-stores. At the core of Klarna's services is after delivery payment, which lets buyers receive ordered goods before any payment is due. Klarna assumes the credit and fraud risk so that retailers can rest assured they will receive their money. "
target parent: Wonga
target: BillPay GmbH
BillPay is the payment expert for successful online trading. Online retailers can offer billpay with their customers to pay by invoice, payment in installments or by direct debit, without any risk of default. BillPay assumes the entire risk and receivables management for the online retailer.
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$75
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closed 10/18/2013 via Company Press Release

Wonga, acquired BillPay GmbH

synopsis: Wonga has acquired BillPay, the payment expert for successful online trading. Online retailers can offer billpay with their customers to pay by invoice, payment in installments or by direct debit, without any risk of default. BillPay assumes the entire risk and receivables management for the online retailer.
buyer: Wonga
Wonga is a digital finance company based in London. Wonga.com provides small, short-term cash advances to UK consumers online. The company uses sophisticated risk and decisioning technology to make automated yet responsible lending decisions. "
target: BillPay GmbH
BillPay is the payment expert for successful online trading. Online retailers can offer billpay with their customers to pay by invoice, payment in installments or by direct debit, without any risk of default. BillPay assumes the entire risk and receivables management for the online retailer.
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closed 1/23/2019 via BNC Analysis

GO-JEK, acquired coins.ph

synopsis: Go-Jek, an on-demand mobile platform in Indonesia, has acquired a majority stake in Coins.ph, a blockchain-enabled mobile wallet in Southeast Asia. Coins.ph is an all-in-one wallet that allows users to pay bills, shop, send money, reload phones, and buy cryptocurrency using their phones.
buyer: GO-JEK
Based in Indonesia, GO-JEK is a mobile technology company with a social mission: to unleash social impact through technology. GO-JEK is a one stop application for daily needs, revolutionizing solutions from transport, logistics and lifestyle services. "
target: coins.ph
Coins.ph is a blockchain-enabled mobile wallet in Southeast Asia. Coins.ph is an all-in-one wallet that allows users to pay bills, shop, send money, reload phones, and buy cryptocurrency using their phones. Coins.ph serves over 300 million people and processes thousands of transactions per day.
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$72
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closed 6/27/2018 via PR Newswire

Rivetz Corp., acquired DISC Holdings Ltd.

synopsis: Rivetz, the leading decentralized mobile security solutions provider, announced it acquired DISC Holdings Ltd., a developer of secure mobile blockchain-based payment applications. The DISC Platform uses blockchain and distributed ledger technology to offer a more efficient, secure and cost-effective alternative to existing payment platforms.
buyer: Rivetz Corp.
Rivetz technology and services provides a safer and easier-to-use model for all users to protect their digital assets using hardware-based trusted execution technology. The device plays a critical role in automating security and enabling the controls that users need to produce high assurance data. "
target: DISC Holdings Ltd.
Based in the UK, the DISC (Digital Identity Security Company) Platform architecture provides a framework for managing and transacting digital assets. Based on an innovative blockchain foundation Disc provides the model for users to interact with digital assets.
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closed 6/13/2018 via PR Newswire

Watch Out!, Inc., acquired BitWall

synopsis: Watch Out! Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of BitWall Co., a bitcoin micropayment, loyalty, and rewards company based in San Francisco, CA. It powers consumer retention through innovative, alternative style of reward systems, such as "social currency".
buyer: Watch Out!, Inc.
Watch Out!® provides immediate recall and safety notifications to consumers. The Watch Out!® platform supports mutual benefit for consumers and retailers. By keeping their consumers safe and informed, brands and businesses have enhanced channels to engage with and delight their consumers. "
target: BitWall
BitWall is a bitcoin micropayment, loyalty, and rewards company based in San Francisco, CA. It powers consumer retention through innovative, alternative style of reward systems, such as "social currency". BitWall pioneered bitcoin micropayments for the digital news ecosystem.
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closed 7/31/2018 via BusinessWire

Binance, acquired Trust Wallet

synopsis: Binance, one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, has announced the acquisition of Trust Wallet, a popular Ethereum and ERC20 mobile wallet and decentralized application browser that has built a strong reputation for security by never requesting user data or private information.
buyer: Binance
Binance is a blockchain ecosystem comprised of Exchange, Labs, Launchpad, Info and Charity Foundation. Binance Exchange is one of the fastest growing and most popular cryptocurrency exchanges in the world. It is one of the fastest exchanges in the world. "
target: Trust Wallet
Trust Wallet is a secure mobile Ethereum wallet that supports Ethereum and ERC20, ERC223 and ERC721 tokens. It provides a fully security audited system to send, receive and store digital assets. Customers have complete control over their private keys that are only stored on their device.
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announced 8/4/2019 via BusinessWire

Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., will acquire Heidelpay

synopsis: KKR will acquire a majority shareholding of heidelpay Group from its majority shareholder, AnaCap Financial Partners. Based in Heidelberg, the heidelpay Group is one of the fastest-growing and most innovative fintech service providers in Germany. The full-service payment service provider covers the entire spectrum of electronic payment processing.
buyer: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR:$4,733.31)
KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, growth equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate and credit, with strategic manager partnerships that manage hedge funds. "
target parent: AnaCap Financial Partners LLP
target: Heidelpay
Based in Heidelberg, the heidelpay Group is one of the fastest-growing and most innovative fintech service providers in Germany. Founded in 2003, the full-service payment service provider covers the entire spectrum of electronic payment processing.
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announced 6/12/2019 via Bloomberg

PayU Group, will acquire Iyzico Odeme Hizmetleri A.S.

synopsis: PayU, a Netherlands-based leading financial service provider, will acquire Iyzico, a Turkish digital payments company. Iyzico provides secure payment solutions to online sellers and shoppers. Izyico allows businesses to accept secure payments from all around the world.
buyer parent: Naspers Ltd.
buyer: PayU Group
PayU is a Netherlands-based leading financial service provider. They deliver innovative technology that enables millions of people to buy and sell online. They specialize in innovative consumer and small business products that improve access to credit and banking services in underserved markets. "
target: Iyzico Odeme Hizmetleri A.S.
Iyzico is a Turkish digital payments company. Iyzico provides secure payment solutions to online sellers and shoppers. Izyico allows businesses to accept secure payments from all around the world. Their mobile app allows online shoppers to easily manage and keep track of their orders.
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$165
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closed 11/15/2018 via BusinessWire

PayPal, Inc., acquired Hyperwallet

synopsis: PayPal Holdings, Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Hyperwallet, a leading global payout platform. The acquisition of Hyperwallet enhances PayPal’s payout capabilities, improving the company’s ability to provide an integrated suite of payment solutions to ecommerce platforms and marketplaces around the world.
buyer: PayPal, Inc. (PYPL:$17,037.00)
PayPal’s digital payments platform gives active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in powerful ways, whether online, on mobile, in app, or in person. PayPal creates ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. "
target: Hyperwallet
Hyperwallet’s payout platform provides organizations with a fast, efficient, and transparent way to distribute funds to payees around the world. Trusted by enterprise, ecommerce, and on-demand platforms, Hyperwallet makes it easy to deliver a superior payment experience through a single integration.
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closed 10/12/2017 via Company Press Release

Tinkoff Bank, acquired CloudPayments, LLC

synopsis: TCS Group Holding PLC, Russia’s leading provider of online retail financial services via its Tinkoff.ru financial supermarket, announced the purchase of a 55% controlling stake in CloudPayments, an innovative developer of online payment solutions. The CloudPayments system is a universal processing system for processing payments with bankcards.
buyer: Tinkoff Bank (LSE:TCS:$625.66)
Tinkoff Bank is an online provider of retail financial services with over 5 million customers across Russia. Leveraging its high-tech proprietary online platform, Tinkoff has no branches and acquires and services its customers via online channels and its call centre. "
target: CloudPayments, LLC
CloudPayments is an innovative developer of online payment solutions for the e-commerce market. The CloudPayments system is a universal processing system for processing payments with bankcards via international payments systems Visa and MasterCard.
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closed 4/12/2017 via BNC Analysis

Natixis, acquired PayPlug

synopsis: Natixis, the international corporate, investment, insurance and financial services arm of Groupe BPCE, has acquired majority stake in PayPlug, a payments and analytics company based in France that provides secure solutions to e-merchants and service providers.
buyer parent: Groupe BPCE
buyer: Natixis (ENXTPA:KN:$11,403.27)
Natixis is the international corporate, investment, insurance and financial services arm of Groupe BPCE, the second-largest banking group in France. Natixis is organized into three business lines: Corporate & Investment Banking, Investment Solutions & Insurance, and Specialized Financial Services. "
target: PayPlug
PayPlug is a payments and analytics company providing secure solutions to e-merchants and service providers. PayPlug's technology enables sellers to accept online payments by optimizing conversion and predicting fraud risks at scale.
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closed 8/1/2018 via Company Press Release

WiZink, acquired Aplazame

synopsis: ALLVP is pleased to announce the sale of portfolio company Aplazame to Spanish online leading bank, WiZink. Aplazame offers a unique payment alternative to e-commerce customers by providing lending directly at the point-of-sale based on a proprietary platform and risk algorithm, while stores use it as a marketing tool to increase sales.
buyer: WiZink
WiZink is an online bank specialized in simple credit and savings solutions to respond to the daily needs of our customers. At WiZink they have a specialization model unique in the market: they are a bank without branches. "
target parent: ALLVP
target: Aplazame
Aplazame offers a unique payment alternative to e-commerce customers by providing lending directly at the point-of-sale based on a proprietary platform and risk algorithm. It offers a simple, transparent financing for consumers’ online purchases, through an integrated responsive plugin.
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announced 4/11/2018 via BNC Analysis

Campfire, Inc., will acquire Faavo

synopsis: Campfire announced that it has agreed to acquire Faavo, an online crowd funding platform in Japan. Faavo enables people to support projects in their local area by providing financial support.
buyer: Campfire, Inc.
Campfire is Japan's largest cloud funding platform that lets anyone start a project with confidence. Campfire democratizes financing, and makes it easier for anyone anywhere to make their voice heard. "
target parent: Search Field inc.
target: Faavo
Faavo is an online crowd funding platform in Japan. Faavo enables people to support projects in their local area by providing financial support.
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announced 4/4/2018 via BusinessWire

GoFundMe, will acquire YouCaring

synopsis: GoFundMe, the world’s largest social fundraising platform, will acquire YouCaring, a free online crowdfunding platform that empowers people to help others overcome hardships and enjoy happier, healthier lives. YouCaring has helped people raise more than $1 billion to save lives, remember loved ones, recover from disasters, and more.
buyer: GoFundMe
GoFundMe is the world's largest social fundraising platform. It is a do-it-yourself fundraising website that makes it incredibly easy for individuals to raise money online for personal causes like medical bills, volunteer trips and school tuition costs. "
target: YouCaring
YouCaring is a free online crowdfunding platform that empowers people to help others overcome hardships and enjoy happier, healthier lives. YouCaring has helped people raise more than $1 billion to save lives, remember loved ones, recover from disasters, fund humanitarian efforts and more.
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closed 8/10/2017 via PR Newswire

LendingRobot merged with NSR Invest,

synopsis: NSR Invest and LendingRobot announced that the companies have merged to create the leading independent advisory platform for alternative lending. Lend Core LLC, the parent company of NSR Invest, acquired Algorithmic, Inc. and its asset LendingRobot.
buyer: NSR Invest
NSR Invest is an investment and analytics platform that provides access to P2P marketplaces for financial advisors, institutions, and individuals. "
target: LendingRobot
LendingRobot automates loan selection and investment in Peer Lending. It selects and submits orders in less than one second after new loans appear, thereby allowing individual investors to compete with hedge funds and institutions for the most sough-after opportunities.
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closed 6/28/2017 via Company Press Release

La Banque Postale, acquired KissKissBankBank & Co

synopsis: La Banque Postale has acquired 100% of KissKissBankBank & Co (the publisher of KissKissBankBank, hellomerci and LENDOPOLIS), a pioneer and a leader in the crowdfunding space in Europe.
buyer parent: Le Groupe La Poste
buyer: La Banque Postale
La Banque Postale, a subsidiary of Le Groupe La Poste, is present in the retail banking, insurance and asset management markets. As a local bank providing a public service, La Banque Postale meets the needs of everyone: private individuals, businesses, professionals and the local public sector. "
target: KissKissBankBank & Co
KissKissBankBank & Co is one of the European leaders in crowd-funding. Through its three platforms, KissKissBankBank is currently the only player in Europe to develop its services in three crowd-funding segments, thereby providing appropriate solutions for a host of personal & professional projects.
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closed 4/5/2017 via BusinessWire

eyeo, acquired Flattr

synopsis: eyeo, parent company of Adblock Plus, announced its acquisition of Flattr, the content-funding solution that has already paid 30,000 online content creators and publishers since it was created in 2010. Flattr aims to promote and sustain a free and open internet by allowing users to value online content and support creators monetarily.
buyer: eyeo
eyeo builds open-source products that sustain and grow a fair and open web, and gives users control so they have a better online experience. eyeo has offices in Cologne and Berlin, Germany. Their main product, Adblock Plus, is used by over 100 million users worldwide. "
target: Flattr
Flattr is a micropayment service, founded in 2010 by Peter Sunde and Linus Olsson. Flattr aims to promote and sustain a free and open internet by allowing users to value online content and support creators monetarily to help them create more awesomeness.
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closed 4/5/2017 via BusinessWire

eyeo, acquired Flattr

synopsis: eyeo, parent company of Adblock Plus, announced its acquisition of Flattr, the content-funding solution that has already paid 30,000 online content creators and publishers since it was created in 2010. Flattr aims to promote and sustain a free and open internet by allowing users to value online content and support creators monetarily.
buyer: eyeo
eyeo builds open-source products that sustain and grow a fair and open web, and gives users control so they have a better online experience. eyeo has offices in Cologne and Berlin, Germany. Their main product, Adblock Plus, is used by over 100 million users worldwide. "
target: Flattr
Flattr is a micropayment service, founded in 2010 by Peter Sunde and Linus Olsson. Flattr aims to promote and sustain a free and open internet by allowing users to value online content and support creators monetarily to help them create more awesomeness.
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on offer 7/30/2014 via

Bison Capital, offer to acquire NQ Mobile Inc.

synopsis: Chinese mobile security software maker NQ Mobile Inc said it received a buyout offer from investment firm Bison Capital Holding Co. NQ Mobile is a mobile security pioneer with proven competency to acquire, engage, and monetize customers globally.
buyer: Bison Capital
Bison Capital makes growth equity investments in fundamentally strong middle-market companies, public or private, for expansion, acquisitions or recapitalizations. "
target: NQ Mobile Inc. (NQ:$375.81)
NQ Mobile Inc. is a leading global provider of mobile internet services. They are a mobile security pioneer with proven competency to acquire, engage, and monetize customers globally.
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$591 [$490]
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$197
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$1
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closed 7/1/2010 via PR Newswire

Emsi Software GmbH, purchased Online Armor Firewall Software from Tall Emu

synopsis: Emsisoft, an anti-malware software developer, has completely acquire the Online Armor Firewall software from Tall Emu, including the Online Armor development team.
buyer: Emsi Software GmbH
Emsisoft's aim is to produce and sell the best antivirus software for home and business use. The rapidly growing company is a leading European supplier of behavior-based technology for detecting malicious code such as viruses, trojans, spyware, keyloggers and other malware. "
seller: Tall Emu
Founded in 2001, Tall Emu Pty is committed to delivering and supporting high-quality, easy to use software solutions. The company's products are Online Armor Personal Firewall, Tall Emu CRM and many other bespoke unbranded solutions for private enterprise.
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closed 10/10/2018 via BNC Analysis

AppRiver, acquired Total Defense, Inc.

synopsis: AppRiver, LLC, a provider of cloud-based cybersecurity and productivity services, has acquired Total Defense, an independent company focused on developing security solutions to protect consumers and businesses of all sizes from digital threats. Total Defense's solutions include anti-malware, anti-virus, intrusion prevention and mobile security.
buyer parent: Marlin Equity Partners
buyer: AppRiver
AppRiver is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) application provider offering award-winning email and Web security solutions to businesses of all sizes. Over 60,000 companies worldwide use AppRiver to maintain secure and reliable messaging systems and protect themselves against cybersecurity threats. "
target: Total Defense, Inc.
Total Defense is an independent company focused on developing security solutions to protect consumers and businesses of all sizes from digital threats. Their solutions include anti-malware, anti-virus, intrusion prevention and mobile security.
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closed 7/24/2018 via BNC Analysis

Kape Technologies plc, acquired Intego, Inc.

synopsis: Kape Technologies, a consumer focused cybersecurity company, has acquired Intego from Bessemer Venture Partners, a leading venture capital firm. Intego develops cybersecurity software for Macs and iOS devices. Intego offers solutions for malware protection, firewalls, anti-spam, backup, and data protection.
buyer: Kape Technologies plc (AIM:CROS:$64.11)
Kape is a cybersecurity company focused on helping consumers around the world to have better experience and protection in their digital life. Kape offers products which provide online security, privacy and an optimal online experience. "
target parent: Bessemer Venture Partners
target: Intego, Inc.
Founded in 1997, Intego develops cybersecurity software for Macs and iOS devices. Intego offers solutions for malware protection, firewalls, anti-spam, backup, and data protection. Their software is designed so that novices and security experts alike can protect their Macs optimally.
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closed 6/16/2011 via Market Wire

Support.com, Inc., acquired SUPERAntiSpyware.com

synopsis: Support.com, a leading provider of cloud-based technology services and software, announced the acquisition of SUPERAntiSpyware, a provider of software that detects, removes and protects users against spyware, malware and other online threats.
buyer: Support.com, Inc. (SPRT:$0.00)
Support.com, Inc. provides Instant Technology Relief® to consumers and microbusiness. Support.com is a technology enabled services company that is changing the way people manage their technology. "
target: SUPERAntiSpyware.com
SUPERAntiSpyware, a provider of software that detects, removes and protects users against spyware, malware and other online threats. SUPERAntiSpyware detects, removes and protects users from spyware, adware, Trojans, worms, keyloggers, rootkits, hijackers, parasites, dialers and other malware.
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$7.49
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$3
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closed 11/1/2010 via PR Newswire

WebRoot Software, Inc., acquired Prevx

synopsis: Webroot, the first Internet security service company, announced it has acquired Prevx, provider of the world's most scalable and effective cloud-based anti-malware solutions. Webroot will integrate Prevx's technology into its cloud security services to deliver the industry's most effective online protection for consumers and businesses.
buyer: WebRoot Software, Inc.
Webroot is a leading provider of Internet security for consumers and businesses worldwide. Webroot's products include email, Web and archiving security services for businesses, and anti-malware, privacy and identity protection for consumers. "
target: Prevx
Founded in 2001, Derby, England-based Prevx provides products with unparalleled capabilities for protecting home PCs, corporate networks and mobile devices from the latest malware threats, including zero-day exploits, as soon as they're detected.
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closed 7/6/2020 via BNC Analysis

thedocyard, acquired LockBox Technologies Pty Ltd

synopsis: thedocyard, a global leader in end-to-end transaction management solutions, has acquired LockBox Technologies, an Australian cybersecurity software development company specialising in encrypted storage technology. LockBox's products include a SaaS solution for secure board meeting preparation and a mobile app for securely storing personal data.
buyer: thedocyard (ASX:TDY:$0.42)
thedocyard is a global leader in end-to-end transaction management solutions. thedocyard offers a cloud-based deal management platform that can manage the entire lifecycle of any corporate or commercial transaction. The platform enables advisers to run and execute every stage of a deal in one place."
target: LockBox Technologies Pty Ltd
LockBox Technologies is an Australian cybersecurity software development company specialising in end-to-end encrypted storage technology. LockBox's Athena Board is a SaaS solution for secure board meeting preparation. Their LockPass mobile app allows users to securely store their personal data.
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closed 11/12/2013 via PR Newswire

Asurion Corporation, acquired Soluto

synopsis: Asurion, the global leader in technology protection solutions, took another step forward in its development of advanced support service capabilities by completing the acquisition of Soluto. The award-winning software and services provider is used by millions of people who want the best experience when using their PCs, tablets and smartphones.
buyer parent: Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe
buyer: Asurion Corporation
Asurion, LLC is an insurance company that provides mobile protection to millions of customers worldwide. International Headquarters is located in Nashville, Tennessee. Asurion provides more than 70 million consumers worldwide with device replacement. "
target: Soluto
Soluto is a privately-held company, offers an innovative platform for managing technology. With more than 3M downloads and 15M user actions in the past five years, the company has been recognized as a leader in delivering customer-friendly technology support solutions.
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announced 1/12/2012 via PE Hub

DeskStream Inc., will acquire WorldDesk Ltd.

synopsis: DeskStream Inc., a leading provider of desktop virtualisation software, has announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire a prominent Northern Irish start-up in the cloud computing and virtualisation software space, WorldDesk Ltd.
buyer: DeskStream Inc.
DeskStream Inc. is a leading provider of desktop virtualisation software. It has developed the Dynamic Virtual Desktop (DVD) platform, the next-generation user-centric desktop virtualization platform. The DVD platform is highly scalable and simple to manage. "
target: WorldDesk Ltd.
Founded in 2010, WorldDesk Ltd. is a prominent Northern Irish start-up in the cloud computing and virtualization software space. With WorldDesk's products, your entire desktop experience can be accessed from anywhere, anytime, on any device.
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closed 1/9/2012 via BusinessWire

AuthenTec, Inc., acquired Proxure, Inc.

synopsis: AuthenTec, a leading provider of mobile and network security, announced that it has acquired the assets of Proxure, Inc., a provider of syncing and cloud-based storage services for PCs and mobile devices. AuthenTec has acquired all of the assets of Proxure, including all software products and intellectual property.
buyer: AuthenTec, Inc.
AuthenTec is a leading provider of mobile and network security. The Company’s diverse product and technology offering helps protect individuals and organizations through secure networking, content and data protection, access control and strong fingerprint security on PCs and mobile devices. "
target: Proxure, Inc.
Proxure, Inc. is a provider of syncing and cloud-based storage services for PCs and mobile devices. Proxure was founded in 2005 by consumer software experts from Roxio, Sonic, and VERITAS.
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closed 2/22/2012 via Market Wire

Juniper Networks, acquired Mykonos Software, Inc.

synopsis: Juniper Networks, the industry leader in network innovation, announced it has acquired Mykonos Software, the leading provider of Intrusion Deception Systems that protect websites and web applications. Mykonos Software is the first technology that inserts detection points to proactively identify attackers before they do damage.
buyer: Juniper Networks (JNPR:$4,647.50)
Juniper Networks is in the business of network innovation. From devices to data centers, from consumers to cloud providers, Juniper Networks delivers the software, silicon and systems that transform the experience and economics of networking. "
target: Mykonos Software, Inc.
Mykonos Software is the smartest way to secure websites and web applications against hackers, fraud and theft. Its Web Intrusion Prevention System uses deception to detect, track, profile and prevent hackers in real-time.
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$83
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closed 2/22/2012 via GlobeNewswire

Alert Logic, Inc., acquired Armorlogic

synopsis: Alert Logic, the leader in delivering Security-as-a-Service for the cloud, announced the completion of the acquisition of Armorlogic, a leading developer of Web application security solutions. Alert Logic will combine the leading blocking capabilities of Armorlogic Profense WAF with its own proven Security-as-a-Service model.
buyer: Alert Logic, Inc.
Founded in 2002 and based in Houston, Texas, Alert Logic, the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, provides solutions to secure the application and infrastructure stack. "
target: Armorlogic
Armorlogic is focused exclusively on web application and website security. Easy to install, maintain and use, its Profense solution is used by thousands of businesses, governments and organizations all over the world to protect Internet facing applications, servers and data.
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closed 4/23/2020 via Company Press Release

KSV1870 Holding AG, acquired Nimbusec GmbH

synopsis: KSV1870 will become the majority owner of Nimbusec GmbH through the takeover of 74.5% of the company. Nimbusec GmbH has developed from Futurezone Austria's Top Startup in 2014 to a renowned and internationally active specialist for security and GDPR compliance monitoring of websites.
buyer: KSV1870 Holding AG (:$297.76)
KSV1870 is one of the leading business platforms in Austria. The creditor protection association minimizes the economic risks of its customers through innovative, digital solutions and contributes significantly to their business success. "
target: Nimbusec GmbH
Nimbusec GmbH has developed from Futurezone Austria's Top Startup in 2014 to a renowned and internationally active specialist for security and GDPR compliance monitoring of websites. Customers all over the world count on the proven expertise of the now 16-strong team.
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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.
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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announced 10/3/2018 via BNC Analysis

Palo Alto Networks, will acquire RedLock, Inc.

synopsis: Palo Alto Networks announced its intent to acquire RedLock, an early-stage startup that helps companies make sure their cloud instances are locked down and secure. RedLock enables effective cloud threat defense across Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud environments.
buyer: Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW:$3,121.00)
Palo Alto Networks is leading cybersecurity by safely enabling applications and preventing cyber breaches for organizations worldwide. Their platform delivers security far superior to legacy or point products, safely enables daily business operations, and protects an organization's assets. "
target: RedLock, Inc.
RedLock enables effective cloud threat defense across Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud environments and will enable users to ensure compliance, govern security, and enable security operations.
price ($mm)
$173
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closed 7/12/2018 via PR Newswire

Netskope, acquired Sift Security

synopsis: Netskope, the leader in cloud security, announced that it has acquired Sift Security, a pioneer in next-generation cloud infrastructure security. The acquisition will bring Cloud Hunter, Sift's Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) breach detection, correlation, visualization, and response engine into the market-leading Netskope Security Cloud.
buyer: Netskope
Netskope is the leader in cloud security. Their patented Cloud XD technology eliminates blind spots by going deeper than any other security provider to quickly target and control activities across thousands of cloud services and millions of websites. "
target: Sift Security
Sift Security is a pioneer in cloud infrastructure security. Their Cloud Hunter is an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) breach detection, correlation, visualization, and response engine. CloudHunter's differentiated technology & analytics protects cloud infrastructure against modern threats.
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announced 6/21/2018 via BNC Analysis

Twitter, Inc., will acquire Smyte

synopsis: Twitter, a global social networking platform, has agreed to acquire Smyte, a San Francisco-based technology company that specializes in safety, spam, and security issues. Smyte Inc. provides SaaS solutions offering safety as a service for websites and mobile apps.
buyer: Twitter, Inc. (TWTR:$3,480.08)
Twitter is a global platform for public self-expression and conversation in real time. By developing a fundamentally new way for people to create, distribute and discover content, they have democratized content creation and distribution, enabling any voice to echo around the world instantly. "
target: Smyte
Smyte Inc. provides SaaS solutions offering safety as a service for websites and mobile apps. Its solutions blends manual heuristics, machine learning, and proprietary reputation data to help safety and risk teams proactively stop spam, fraud, bots, phishing, harassment, and account takeover.
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closed 4/12/2018 via PR Newswire

ABRY Partners, LLC, acquired SiteLock

synopsis: SiteLock, a global leader in website security solutions, announced its acquisition by ABRY Partners, a leading private equity firm. Founded in 2008, SiteLock's mission is to protect organizations from ever evolving cyber security threats.
buyer: ABRY Partners, LLC
ABRY Partners is an experienced and successful private equity investment firm focused on media, communications, insurance, business and information services. Since its founding, ABRY has completed more than $62 billion of transactions, representing investments in more than 550 properties. "
target parent: UnitedWeb, Inc.
target: SiteLock
SiteLock, the Global Leader in business website security solutions, is the only web security solution to offer complete, cloud-based website protection. Its 360-degree monitoring finds and fixes threats, prevents future attacks, accelerates website performance and meets PCI compliance standards.
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closed 3/12/2018 via BusinessWire

CyberArk, acquired Vaultive

synopsis: CyberArk, the global leader in privileged account security, announced the acquisition of certain assets of Vaultive, Inc. Vaultive addresses the most pressing security issues that prevent enterprises from adopting cloud services, including data security, regulatory compliance, international data privacy laws, and government data access concerns.
buyer: CyberArk (CYBR:$444.79)
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. "
target: Vaultive
Vaultive addresses the most pressing security issues that prevent enterprises from adopting cloud services, including data security, regulatory compliance, international data privacy laws, and government data access concerns.
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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:$1,372.05)
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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