Tags mergers and acquisitions

Forescout alleges private equity buyer 'concocted' reasons to avoid a deal as pandemic intensified

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

Advent International now is negotiating an "alternative" deal, the firm says.

Zoom acquires Keybase to beef up encryption, ease security questions

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

The plan, Zoom says, is to integrate Keybase’s personnel to build end-to-end encryption throughout the service. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

One private equity firm sells Checkmarx to another for $1 billion

by Jeff Stone • 4 months ago

Private equity deals usually involve mature companies, and typically result in restructuring with an eye on another sale in the future.

Forescout goes for $1.9 billion in private-equity acquisition

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

The deal is expected to close in the second quarter of this year.

Netskope raises another $340 million from venture capital crowd

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

The company says it's valued at "nearly $3 billion," but declined to share the exact figure.

Duo CEO Dug Song: We have to make security simple

by Greg Otto • 5 months ago

"We need to re-design our security experiences and workflows into things that can easily be adopted by users," Song says. "Because if there’s friction, they will find a different path."

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