Like Titus Inc.

closed 6/25/2020 via GlobeNewswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Titus Inc.

synopsis: HelpSystems has acquired Titus and Boldon James. Headquartered in Ottawa, Titus is a leader in providing solutions that enable businesses to accelerate their adoption of data protection. The acquisition establishes a leading platform in data classification and meets customers’ needs for a comprehensive, powerful suite of data security options.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation solutions simplify critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target parent: Blackstone Group LP
target: Titus Inc.
Ottawa-based Titus is a leader in providing solutions that enable businesses to accelerate their adoption of data protection. The company’s products enable organizations to discover, classify, protect, analyze, and share information.
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closed 7/30/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Mimecast Services Limited, acquired MessageControl

synopsis: Mimecast Limited, a leading email and data security company, announced it has acquired MessageControl, a messaging security provider with solutions designed to help stop social engineering and human identity attacks with the use of machine learning technology.
buyer: Mimecast Services Limited (MIME:$442.91)
UK-based Mimecast makes business email and data safer for thousands of customers and their millions of employees worldwide. Founded in 2003, the company's next-generation cloud-based security, archiving, and continuity services protect email and deliver comprehensive email risk management. "
target: MessageControl
MessageControl is a messaging security provider with solutions designed to help stop social engineering and human identity attacks with the use of machine learning technology.
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closed 5/13/2020 via BusinessWire

Thompson Street Capital Partners, acquired PKWARE, Inc.

synopsis: Thompson Street Capital Partners, a private equity firm based in St. Louis, announced that they have acquired PKWARE Inc., a Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based provider of data security software solutions.
buyer: Thompson Street Capital Partners
Thompson Street Capital Partners is a private equity firm focused on investing in founder-led, middle-market businesses. TSCP partners with management teams to increase value by accelerating growth, both organically and via complementary acquisitions. "
target parent: Novacap Investments Inc.
target: PKWARE, Inc.
PKWARE is a provider of encryption and compression software, offering data security solutions incorporating data discovery, classification, and protection in automated, policy-driven workflows.
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announced 4/28/2020 via GlobeNewswire

Rapid7, LLC, will acquire DivvyCloud

synopsis: Rapid7, Inc., a leading provider of security analytics and automation, will acquire Divvy Cloud Corporation, a leader in Cloud Security Posture Management. Through the acquisition, Rapid7 will address the growing need for organizations to secure multi-cloud environments by extending the cloud security capabilities of its Insight platform.
buyer: Rapid7, LLC (RPD:$326.95)
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: DivvyCloud
DivvyCloud protects cloud and container environments from misconfigurations, policy violations, threats, and identify and access management challenges. With automated prevention and real-time remediation of risk, DivvyCloud customers achieve continuous security and compliance.
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$145
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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 1/10/2020 via Company Press Release

Synopsys, Inc., acquired Tinfoil Security

synopsis: Synopsys, Inc. announced it has completed the acquisition of Tinfoil Security, an innovative provider of dynamic application security testing (DAST) and Application Program Interface (API) security testing solutions, headquartered in Mountain View, California.
buyer: Synopsys, Inc. (SNPS:$3,399.76)
Synopsys, Inc. is the Silicon to Software partner for innovative companies developing electronic products and software applications. Synopsys is a global leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor IP and is also growing its leadership in software security and quality solutions. "
target: Tinfoil Security
Tinfoil Security is an innovative provider of dynamic application security testing (DAST) and Application Program Interface (API) security testing solutions, headquartered in Mountain View, California.
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closed 12/17/2019 via BusinessWire

Bob Swift Software, LLC, purchased Secure Content for Confluence from Praecipio Consulting

synopsis: Atlassian app creator Appfire announced that the company is expanding its Bob Swift product portfolio with the purchase of a trusted and growing app, Secure Content for Confluence, from Praecipio Consulting.
buyer parent: Appfire
buyer: Bob Swift Software, LLC
Bob Swift Software develops add-on software for Atlassian products including plugins, tools, and command line interfaces. With over 300,000 downloads, Bob Swift Software has provided solutions to increase productivity and extend capabilities for thousands of Atlassian customers. "
seller: Praecipio Consulting
The Secure Content for Confluence app allows users of the collaboration tool Confluence to easily share or restrict sensitive content and helps organizations protect PII (Personally Identifiable Information) and comply with GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) requirements.
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closed 12/4/2019 via GlobeNewswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Clearswift Ltd.

synopsis: HelpSystems, a developer of IT management software, has acquired Clearswift, a UK-based content threat protection software company. Clearswift’s deep content inspection capability enables information to be scanned as it enters or leaves the organization, allowing sensitive data to be securely transmitted via email or other web-based methods.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems aligns IT and business goals to help organizations build a competitive edge. The company's software secures IT environments, monitors and automates processes, and provides easy access to the information people need. "
target parent: RUAG Holding
target: Clearswift Ltd.
UK-based Clearswift provides advanced content threat protection and the highest level of defense against breaches through digital communication channels. Their technology supports an adaptive data loss prevention solution, allowing for visibility and the control of sensitive information flow.
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announced 11/26/2019 via Company Press Release

Palo Alto Networks, will acquire Aporeto

synopsis: Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, is to acquire Aporeto Inc., a machine identity-based microsegmentation company. Aporeto Zero Trust Cloud Security platform is built for cloud native apps, simplifies hybrid cloud security, and delivers security at the speed of DevOps with application identity, not IP addresses.
buyer: Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW:$3,408.40)
Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, is shaping the cloud-centric future. By delivering an integrated platform and empowering a growing ecosystem of partners, they are at the forefront of protecting tens of thousands of organizations across clouds, networks, and mobile devices. "
target: Aporeto
Aporeto Zero Trust Cloud Security platform is built for cloud native apps, simplifies hybrid cloud security, and delivers security at the speed of DevOps with application identity, not IP addresses.
price ($mm)
$150
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closed 11/25/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Proofpoint, Inc., acquired ObserveIT

synopsis: Proofpoint, Inc., the leader in people-centric cybersecurity, has acquired ObserveIT, the leading insider threat management platform. ObserveIT provides security organizations with a powerful tool for protecting employees and valuable assets while saving time and resources.
buyer: Proofpoint, Inc. (PFPT:$935.03)
Proofpoint, Inc. is a leading cybersecurity company that protects organizations’ greatest assets and biggest risks: their people. With an integrated suite of cloud-based solutions, Proofpoint helps companies stop targeted threats, safeguard data, and make users more resilient against cyber attacks. "
target: ObserveIT
ObserveIT, the leader in Insider Threat Management, delivers comprehensive visibility into user and data activity providing security organizations with a powerful tool for protecting employees and valuable assets while saving time and resources.
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$225
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closed 10/28/2019 via GlobeNewswire

Fortinet Inc., acquired enSilo, Inc.

synopsis: Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, announced it has completed the acquisition of enSilo, a privately held advanced endpoint security company headquartered in San Francisco, California.
buyer: Fortinet Inc. (FTNT:$2,260.50)
Fortinet is a worldwide provider of network security appliances and a market leader in unified threat management (UTM). Their unique security fabric combines purpose-built ASICs, an intuitive operating system, and applied threat intelligence to provide security, better visibility and control. "
target: enSilo, Inc.
enSilo is a comprehensive endpoint security platform that combines next generation antivirus with post-infection data protection capabilities that can automatically respond to and defeat the most complex infections.
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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:$710.60)
Founded in Oxford, England, Sophos is a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting over organizations from advanced cyberthreats. Sophos’ cloud-native and AI-enhanced solutions secure endpoints and networks against evolving cybercriminal tactics and techniques.
price ($mm)[EV]
$3,722 [$3,860]
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$727
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$84
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closed 7/2/2019 via BusinessWire

Exabeam, acquired SkyFormation

synopsis: Exabeam, a company that empowers enterprises to detect, investigate and respond to cyberattacks more efficiently, has acquired SkyFormation, a leading Israel-based cloud application security business and the first company to collect cloud logs from over 30 cloud services into any security information and event management (SIEM) tool.
buyer: Exabeam
Exabeam empowers enterprises to detect, investigate and respond to cyberattacks more efficiently so their security operations and insider threat teams can work smarter. "
target: SkyFormation
SkyFormation is a leading Israel-based cloud application security business and the first company to collect cloud logs from over 30 cloud services into any security information and event management (SIEM) tool.
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closed 6/13/2019 via Company Press Release

Palo Alto Networks, acquired PureSec

synopsis: Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, announced that it has completed its acquisition of PureSec, a leader in serverless security, to extend its Prisma™ cloud security strategy. PureSec enables its customers to build and maintain secure and reliable serverless applications.
buyer: Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW:$3,408.40)
Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, is shaping the cloud-centric future. By delivering an integrated platform and empowering a growing ecosystem of partners, they are at the forefront of protecting tens of thousands of organizations across clouds, networks, and mobile devices. "
target: PureSec
As a global leader in serverless architectures security, PureSec enables its customers to build and maintain secure and reliable serverless applications. Their end-to-end security for serverless functions covers vulnerability management, access permissions, and runtime threats.
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announced 5/29/2019 via PR Newswire

Palo Alto Networks, will acquire Twistlock

synopsis: Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Twistlock, the leader in container security, to extend its Prisma™ cloud security strategy.
buyer: Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW:$3,408.40)
Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader, is shaping the cloud-centric future. By delivering an integrated platform and empowering a growing ecosystem of partners, they are at the forefront of protecting tens of thousands of organizations across clouds, networks, and mobile devices. "
target: Twistlock
Twistlock is the first truly comprehensive cloud native applications security platform, providing holistic coverage across hosts, containers, and serverless in a single platform. Twistlock is cloud-native and API-enabled, protecting all workloads regardless of the underlying computer technology.
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$410
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closed 4/30/2019 via BNC Analysis

NetApp, acquired Cognigo

synopsis: NetApp Inc., a hybrid cloud data services company, has acquired Cognigo, an Israeli data security company. Cognigo offers a data protection platform that can adapt to various privacy regulations worldwide. Their platform uses AI technology and natural language processing to categorize every piece of data according to the regulations required.
buyer: NetApp (NTAP:$5,412.00)
NetApp is the data authority for hybrid cloud. They provide a full range of hybrid cloud data services that simplify management of applications and data across cloud and on-premises environments to accelerate digital transformation. "
target: Cognigo
Cognigo is an Israeli data security company. Cognigo offers a data protection platform that can adapt to various privacy regulations worldwide. Their platform uses AI technology and natural language processing to categorize every piece of data according to the regulations required.
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closed 7/9/2019 via BusinessWire

NTT Security, acquired WhiteHat Security, Inc.

synopsis: NTT Security, the specialized security company and the center of excellence in security for NTT Group, has acquired WhiteHat Security, a leading application security provider committed to securing applications that run enterprises’ businesses. The acquisition will strengthen NTT Security’s ability to address modern enterprise security needs.
buyer parent: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
buyer: NTT Security
NTT Security is the specialized security company and the center of excellence in security for NTT Group. With embedded security they enable NTT Group companies to deliver resilient business solutions for clients’ digital transformation needs. "
target: WhiteHat Security, Inc.
WhiteHat Security is the leading application security provider committed to securing applications that run enterprises’ businesses. They are empowering DevSecOps by continuously assessing the risk for organizations’ software assets and helping them to embed security in the software life cycle.
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closed 2/21/2019 via BNC Analysis

N3K Network Systems, acquired Cygna Labs Corp

synopsis: N3K, a globally acting systems integrator and provider of network management solutions, has acquired Cygna Labs, a provider of compliance solutions that grant visibility across Microsoft-hybrid IT infrastructures. Cygna Labs offers a monitoring and alerting system for Microsoft infrastructures, such as NetApp, SQL Server, and Office 365.
buyer parent: VR Equitypartner
buyer: N3K Network Systems
N3K Network Systems is a globally acting systems integrator with a large multi-national, blue chip customer base. The company specializes on IP Address Management, Active Directory & Cloud Auditing, and Privileged Access Management. "
target: Cygna Labs Corp
Cygna Labs is a provider of compliance solutions that grant unparalleled visibility across Microsoft-hybrid IT infrastructures. Their Cygna Auditor solution is a monitoring and alerting system for Active Directory, Windows File System, SQL Server, NetApp, Exchange, Azure AD, and Office 365.
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closed 2/20/2019 via BNC Analysis

DTS IT AG, acquired ISL Internet Security Solutions GmbH

synopsis: DTS IT AG, a subsidiary of MBB SE and leading partner of medium-sized and large companies in the implementation and operation of innovative IT solutions with a focus on IT security, has acquired ISL Internet Sicherheitslösungen GmbH, a leading German software developer in the area of IT security, focused on Network Access Control (NAC).
buyer parent: MBB
buyer: DTS IT AG
DTS IT AG is a leading partner of medium-sized and large companies in the implementation and operation of innovative IT solutions with a focus on IT security. DTS' own data centres in Germany enable cloud products with German security and data protection standards. "
target: ISL Internet Security Solutions GmbH
Based in Germany, ISL Internet Sicherheitslösungen develops software solutions in the field of IT security with a special focus on Network Access Control. ISL's software ARP-GUARD enables companies to protect their IT infrastructure against unauthorized devices and against internal attacks.
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closed 2/20/2019 via BusinessWire

Zix Corporation, acquired AppRiver

synopsis: Zix Corporation, a leader in email security, has completed the acquisition of AppRiver, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) application provider offering award-winning email and Web security solutions to businesses of all sizes.
buyer: Zix Corporation (ZIXI:$65.66)
Zix is a leader in email security. Trusted by influential institutions in healthcare, finance and government, Zix delivers a superior experience and easy-to-use solutions for email encryption and data loss prevention, advanced threat protection, archiving and bring your own device mobile security. "
target parent: Marlin Equity Partners
target: AppRiver
AppRiver is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) application provider offering award-winning email and Web security solutions to businesses of all sizes. Over 60,000 companies worldwide use AppRiver to maintain secure and reliable messaging systems and protect themselves against cybersecurity threats.
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closed 6/25/2020 via GlobeNewswire

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Titus Inc.

synopsis: HelpSystems has acquired Titus and Boldon James. Headquartered in Ottawa, Titus is a leader in providing solutions that enable businesses to accelerate their adoption of data protection. The acquisition establishes a leading platform in data classification and meets customers’ needs for a comprehensive, powerful suite of data security options.
buyer parent: HGGC, LLC
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems is a software company focused on helping exceptional organizations Build a Better IT. The company's cybersecurity and automation solutions simplify critical IT processes to give its customers peace of mind. "
target parent: Blackstone Group LP
target: Titus Inc.
Ottawa-based Titus is a leader in providing solutions that enable businesses to accelerate their adoption of data protection. The company’s products enable organizations to discover, classify, protect, analyze, and share information.
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closed 12/7/2017 via BusinessWire

Blackstone Group LP, acquired Titus Inc.

synopsis: Blackstone announced that funds managed by Blackstone Tactical Opportunities have acquired a majority share in Titus, a leading provider of data classification and categorization solutions headquartered in Canada. Titus' solutions enable organizations to bridge multiple data security solutions and ensure documents and files are protected.
buyer: Blackstone Group LP (BX:$1,913.85)
Blackstone is one of the world’s leading investment firms. They seek to create positive economic impact and long-term value for their investors, the companies they invest in, and the communities in which they work. Tactical Opportunities is Blackstone's opportunistic investment platform. "
target: Titus Inc.
Based in Canada, Titus enables organizations to discover, classify, protect, analyze and confidently share information. Organizations can use Titus products to meet regulatory compliance requirements by identifying and securing unstructured data – on the desktop, on mobile devices, and in the cloud.
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announced 7/21/2020 via PR Newswire

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

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

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Titus Inc.

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

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Boldon James Limited

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

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Clearswift Ltd.

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

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Core Security

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

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired JAMS Software

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

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Midrange Performance Group

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

HGGC, LLC, will acquire HelpSystems, LLC

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

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Fox Technologies Inc.

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

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired TeamQuest Corporation

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

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Linoma Software

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

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Tango/04 Computing Group

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

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

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

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired SkyView Partners Inc.

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

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Halcyon Software, Inc.

synopsis: HelpSystems, a leading provider of systems management, business intelligence, and security solutions, announced the acquisition of Halcyon Software. Halcyon Software provides multi-platform systems management solutions that reduce the complexity and cost of monitoring critical business systems, core applications, and processes.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems, LLC is a leading provider of systems and network management, business intelligence, and security and compliance solutions. HelpSystems software reduces data center costs by improving operational control and delivery of IT services. "
target: Halcyon Software, Inc.
Halcyon Software provides multi-platform systems management solutions that reduce the complexity and cost of monitoring critical business systems, core applications, and processes.
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closed 4/7/2014 via Company Press Release

HelpSystems, LLC, acquired Network Automation, Inc.

synopsis: HelpSystems, a leading provider of systems management, security, and business intelligence software, announced it has completed the acquisition of Network Automation Inc. (NAI) and its award-winning automation software platform, AutoMate.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: HelpSystems, LLC
HelpSystems, LLC is a leading provider of systems and network management, security and compliance, and business intelligence solutions. HelpSystems software reduces data center costs by improving operational control and delivery of IT services. "
target: Network Automation, Inc.
Network Automation, Incorporated (NAI) is dedicated to the development and delivery of high-value, innovative automation software for companies of all sizes and industries.
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closed 4/1/2013 via PR Newswire

Help/Systems, LLC, purchased ShowCase Software from IBM

synopsis: Help/Systems, announced the completion of its acquisition of the ShowCase business intelligence software portfolio from IBM. For Help/Systems customers, this acquisition adds relational and multidimensional data warehouse creation and management to the company's existing business intelligence portfolio.
buyer parent: Summit Partners
buyer: Help/Systems, LLC
Help/Systems, LLC is a leading provider of systems management, security, and business intelligence solutions. Help/Systems software reduces data center costs by improving operational control and delivery of IT services. "
seller: IBM (IBM:$76,536.00)
The ShowCase solution consists of four products designed to help users access data, create reports, and automate and streamline the process of creating and maintaining relational and multidimensional databases.
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closed 4/18/2012 via BusinessWire

Summit Partners, acquired Help/Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Summit Partners has purchased Help/Systems Holdco, LLC, a portfolio company of Audax Group. Help/Systems is a leading independent provider of data center automation, business intelligence, and security software solutions. It provides automated operations, security and business intelligence software solutions.
buyer: Summit Partners
Summit Partners is a growth equity firm that invests in rapidly growing companies. Summit Partners seeks outstanding management teams that have built their companies to profitability and market leadership, and provides capital for growth, recapitalizations and management buyouts. "
target parent: Audax Group
target: Help/Systems, Inc.
Founded in 1982, Help/Systems provides automated operations, security and business intelligence software solutions for its worldwide base of over 5,100 customers. The company delivers products and services that help address powerful IT growth trends.
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closed 8/18/2008 via PR Newswire

Help/Systems, Inc., acquired Powertech Group

synopsis: PowerTech Group, Inc., a Wash.-based leading independent provider of security software applications for IBM mid-range computers, has been acquired by Help/Systems, Inc., together with Audax Group.
buyer parent: Audax Group
buyer: Help/Systems, Inc.
Help/Systems develops, markets, and supports automated operations and business intelligence software for the IBM System i. We devote 100% of our research and development to operations automation and business intelligence for System i computers. "
target: Powertech Group
PowerTech is the leading security expert in managing evolving compliance and data privacy threats with automated security solutions for IBM Midrange Servers. Because IBM Power Systems are used to host sensitive corporate data, it is imperative organizations practice proactive compliance security.
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closed 9/25/2007 via BusinessWire

Audax Group, acquired Help/Systems, Inc.

synopsis: Audax Group announced it has completed the acquisition of Help/Systems, Inc. Help/Systems is a provider of automated operations and business intelligence software for the IBM System i market. Help/Systems’ products are designed to make the System i more reliable, cost-effective, and productive.
buyer: Audax Group
Audax Group, established in 1999, is a premier source of investment capital for middle market companies. Audax manages several equity and debt funds that it invests in companies at various stages of business growth. "
target parent: Summit Partners
target: Help/Systems, Inc.
Help/Systems develops, markets, and supports automated operations and business intelligence software for the IBM System i. We devote 100% of our research and development to operations automation and business intelligence for System i computers.
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announced 2/26/2018 via PE Hub

HGGC, LLC, will acquire HelpSystems, LLC

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

LANDesk Software, acquired Xtraction Solutions Pty Ltd.

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

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

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

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

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

CA, Inc., acquired Hyperformix, Inc.

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

Versata, Inc., acquired Ecora

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

Dell, Inc., acquired Quest Software, Inc.

synopsis: Dell announced it has completed the acquisition of Quest Software , an award-winning IT management software provider. Quest offers a broad selection of software solutions that simplify and solve the most common and challenging IT problems for organizations around the globe.
buyer: Dell, Inc. (DELL:$92,143.00)
Dell, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, markets, sells and supports a wide range of products which are customized to individual customer requirements which include mobility products, desktop personal computers, software and peripherals, servers and networking, services and storage. "
target: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT:$857.42)
Quest Software provides simple and innovative IT management solutions. Quest products solve complex IT challenges ranging from database management, data protection, identity and access management, monitoring, user workspace management to Windows management.
price ($mm)[EV]
$2,383 [$2,248]
rev ($mm)
$894
EBITDA ($mm)
$177
EV / rev
2.7x
EV / EBITDA
13.7x
cancelled 6/29/2012 via BusinessWire

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

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

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

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

Allen Systems Group, Inc., acquired TRILOGexpert Group

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

Virtual Instruments, acquired Metricly

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

Thoma Bravo, LLC, acquired Compuware Corporation

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

Elliott Management Corp., offer to acquire Compuware Corporation

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

BMC Software, Inc., acquired Neptuny

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

uXcomm, Inc., acquired Virtugo Software

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

Planview, acquired Business Engine Corporation

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

Trilogy Software, Inc., acquired Versata, Inc.

synopsis: Trilogy, Inc. and Versata, Inc. today jointly announced the successful completion of the previously announced tender offer for all outstanding shares of Versata at a price of $0.40 net per share in cash. The tender offer expired at 12:00 midnight, Eastern Standard Time, on Jan. 17, 2006.
buyer parent: Funk Software, Inc.
buyer: Trilogy Software, Inc.
Trilogy Enterprises, Inc. creates technology-powered business solutions that deliver profitable new customers to companies worldwide. Trilogy, through its affiliates, has enjoyed decades of success by delivering innovative solutions to the world's largest companies. "
target: Versata, Inc.
Versata provides enterprise software solutions that deliver business results, performance and scalability while dramatically reducing IT spending. Versata's patented solutions decrease IT expenditures by leveraging open source technology, and accelerating value delivery to business customers.
price ($mm)
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announced 4/11/2019 via Company Press Release

SolarWinds, will acquire Samanage

synopsis: SolarWinds, a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Samanage, a highly reviewed and highly rated IT service desk solution company based in Cary, NC.
buyer: SolarWinds (SWI:$906.21)
SolarWinds is a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT infrastructure management software. Their products give organizations worldwide size or IT infrastructure complexity, the power to monitor and manage the performance of their IT environments in the cloud or in hybrid models. "
target: Samanage
Samanage is the most reviewed and highest rated IT service management solution in the industry, serving thousands of customers around the globe from SMB to enterprise. Deliver faster and smarter services across organizations with Samanage, and get work done in intelligent and productive ways.
price ($mm)[EV]
$350 [$329]
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EV / rev
EV / EBITDA
closed 10/2/2018 via BusinessWire

Prometheus Group, acquired Solufy

synopsis: Prometheus Group, an industry leading provider of easy-to-use purpose-built software to heavy asset operators for optimizing plant maintenance operations, announced the acquisition of Solufy, an Ottawa-based provider of the most comprehensive suite of planning and scheduling applications for IBM’s Maximo EAM system.
buyer parent: Francisco Partners Management LLC
buyer: Prometheus Group
Prometheus Group is a leading global provider of comprehensive and intuitive plant maintenance operations and optimization software, with a broad platform of solutions addressing the unique idiosyncrasies and requirements of heavy asset operators. "
target: Solufy
Solufy is an Ottawa-based software company that has successfully developed and commercialized a solution for enhancing and simplifying planning, scheduling and data management in IBM’s complex enterprise asset management (EAM) solution Maximo.
price ($mm)
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announced 4/25/2018 via Company Press Release

ServiceNow, will acquire VendorHawk Inc.

synopsis: ServiceNow announced it has agreed to acquire Seattle‑based VendorHawk, a leader in Software‑as‑a‑Service (SaaS) management. VendorHawk's cloud solution helps customers discover, rationalize and optimize SaaS subscriptions across their organization.
buyer: ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW:$3,717.85)
ServiceNow provides applications that automate, predict, digitize and optimize business processes and tasks, across IT, customer service, security operations and HR service delivery, creating a better experience for employees and customers while transforming enterprises. "
target: VendorHawk Inc.
VendorHawk is a SaaS Vendor Management Platform that helps enterprises manage and optimize the cloud apps that are used to run their business. They primarily help IT, Finance and Procurement leaders gain visibility into their app utilization and provide insights on spending and optimization efforts.
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rev ($mm)
$206.85
EBITDA ($mm)
($36.23)
EBIT ($mm)
($39.59)
Net Income ($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: BUSE:OPUS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Opus Global, Inc.
Opus Global is a global risk and compliance SaaS and data solution company, founded on a simple premise: that faster, better decisions in compliance and risk management give businesses an extraordinary advantage in the marketplace.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$160.13
EBITDA ($mm)
$24.64
EBIT ($mm)
$18.91
Net Income ($mm)
$21.05
Employees
47
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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
2015
rev ($mm)
$93.65
EBITDA ($mm)
$17.48
EBIT ($mm)
$8.50
Net Income ($mm)
$4.62
Employees
444
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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:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Route1 Inc.
Route1 Inc.
Route1 is an advanced North American provider of industrial-grade data intelligence, user authentication, and ultra-secure mobile workforce solutions. The Company helps all manner of organizations to make intelligent use of devices and data for immediate process improvements.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$21.34
EBITDA ($mm)
$1.02
EBIT ($mm)
$0.44
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
38
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Ticker: OTCPK:CLDS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cloud Security Corporation
Cloud Security Corporation
Cloud Security Corporation is an early-stage security and information access technology software company. The Company delivers immediate information with secure access to computer desktops and other consumer electronic devices from remote locations.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.04)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
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Ticker: VSHE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
VShield Software Corp
VSheild Software Corporation designs, produces, markets and sells leading edge computer security software programs that feature advanced software development and technologies. All of the Company's security systems are based on previously proven and field tested large commercial security systems.
year
2009
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
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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
2020
rev ($mm)
$3,408.40
EBITDA ($mm)
$43.30
EBIT ($mm)
($162.80)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
8049
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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
2019
rev ($mm)
$1,976.41
EBITDA ($mm)
$900.10
EBIT ($mm)
$882.72
Net Income ($mm)
$791.58
Employees
5070
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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: UPLD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Upland Software
Upland Software
Upland Software is a leading provider of cloud-based Enterprise Work Management software. Their applications enables users to manage their projects, professional workforce and IT investments, automate document-intensive business processes and engage with their customers, prospects and community.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$201.75
EBITDA ($mm)
$48.31
EBIT ($mm)
$17.85
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
667
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Ticker: ENXTPA:CAS
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Cast S.A.
Cast S.A.
CAST is the market leader in Software Intelligence, with technology backed by $150 million in software analysis and measurement R&D. CAST technology helps digital leaders and doers see the truth, become software geniuses and deliver super software - resilient, responsive, safe and secure software.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$42.51
EBITDA ($mm)
($4.46)
EBIT ($mm)
($4.85)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
365
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Ticker: NYSE:NOW
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ServiceNow
ServiceNow
ServiceNow is changing the way people work. With a service-orientation toward the activities, tasks and processes that make up day-to-day work life, ServiceNow helps the modern enterprise operate faster and be more scalable than ever before.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$3,717.85
EBITDA ($mm)
$380.07
EBIT ($mm)
$107.17
Net Income ($mm)
$676.47
Employees
11148
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Ticker: ENXTPA:ALEZV
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EasyVista
EasyVista
EasyVista has a singular focus on reinventing service management for the mobile user, making it easy to deliver and easy to use. The only mobile-first service management platform, EasyVista automates and personalizes service delivery for employees and other end users-without a line of code.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$25.47
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.63)
EBIT ($mm)
($2.04)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
147
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Ticker: ASX:PRO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Prophecy International
Prophecy International
Prophecy International Holdings Limited is an Australian company that has been growing its eMite and Snare lines of business. Snare is a comprehensive set of event monitoring and analysis tools. eMite is a service intelligence platform delivering personalised, dashboards for IT service management.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$9.75
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.23
EBIT ($mm)
$1.39
Net Income ($mm)
$0.59
Employees
24
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Ticker: ASX:DTC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Damstra
Damstra
Damstra is a global leader in workforce management, compliance, and safety management. Through their unique, integrated workplace management platform, Damstra delivers powerful solutions that radically transform the way organisations manage, track and protect the entire workplace.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$12.80
EBITDA ($mm)
($0.80)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.94)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
0
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Ticker: SWI
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
SolarWinds
SolarWinds
SolarWinds provides powerful and affordable IT management software to customers worldwide, from Fortune 500 enterprises to small businesses, managed service providers (MSPs), government agencies, and educational institutions.
year
2019
rev ($mm)
$906.21
EBITDA ($mm)
$219.02
EBIT ($mm)
$136.21
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
3121
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Ticker: DDOG
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Datadog, Inc.
Datadog, Inc.
Datadog is the monitoring and security platform for cloud applications. Its SaaS platform integrates and automates infrastructure monitoring, application performance monitoring, and log management to provide unified, real-time observability of its customers’ entire technology stack.
year
2020
rev ($mm)
$480.77
EBITDA ($mm)
$12.15
EBIT ($mm)
($2.05)
Net Income ($mm)
$3.49
Employees
1403
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Ticker: XTRA:OSP2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
USU Software AG
USU Software AG
Founded in 1977, USU offers software solutions and consulting services for IT and knowledge-based service Management, e.g. the IT service management suite Valuemation, the knowledge base Knowledge Center and the IT self-service solution Smart Link.
year
2016
rev ($mm)
$78.76
EBITDA ($mm)
$11.23
EBIT ($mm)
$9.04
Net Income ($mm)
$7.41
Employees
544
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Ticker: KOSDAQ:A263860
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Genians, Inc.
Genians, Inc.
Genians, Inc. is a South Korean-based provider of Network Access Control (NAC) solutions. Their flagship product, Genian NAC, helps businesses maintain smart visiblity and control of all of their IT assets and ensures the highest level of security compliance by using cloud technology.
year
2018
rev ($mm)
$18.19
EBITDA ($mm)
$2.74
EBIT ($mm)
$2.43
Net Income ($mm)
$2.21
Employees
0
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Ticker: OTCPK:APPO
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
AlphaPoint Technology, Inc.
AlphaPoint Technology, Inc.
AlphaPoint Technology is a technology holding and service company established in 2009. Its mission is to pursue suitable acquisitions for its portfolio by identifying companies requiring assistance in their next phases of growth.
year
2017
rev ($mm)
$0.00
EBITDA ($mm)
EBIT ($mm)
($0.48)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
25
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Ticker: IDIB
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
IDI Global, Inc.
Provides software application services for Web-based Internet applications. Provides infrastructure technologies and services aimed at the small business, home office market and large companies. Its software application tools allow users to easily build e-commerce enabled websites. Internet Develop
year
2007
rev ($mm)
EBITDA ($mm)
($1.36)
EBIT ($mm)
($1.39)
Net Income ($mm)
Employees
121
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