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23 October 2016

EQT buys cyber security provider Utimaco

padlock-597495_1920 EQT Mid Market has agreed to buy a majority sake in German cyber security company Utimaco.

15 August 2016

Pelion, Square Peg lead $17m Series B in UpGuard

dollars-426023_640 Pelion Venture Partners and Square Peg Capital have led a $17m Series B round in Silicon Valley-based cyber security company upGuard.

16 March 2016

Argos Soditic looking to close Lexsi exit in Q2 2016

Internet security Pixabay European private equity firm Argos Soditic has announced it is in exclusive talks with telecoms operator Orange about the sale of its online security business Lexsi.

18 November 2015

Paladin expects to close Cyber Fund next summer $

lock-156641_1280 US private equity firm Paladin Capital is to hold the final close for its Cyber Fund sometime in the summer of 2016, targeting an amount of $300m, a spokesperson for the firm told AltAssets.

3 November 2015

Francisco looking to sell mobile phone spy company NSO Group

code-707069_1920 NSO Group, a secretive online security company owned by US private equity firm Francisco Partners, is apparently looking for a new buyer.

2 September 2015

PE majors pile into California’s Tanium as cyber attacks make headlines

modern-laptop-computer-isolated-1432157-m Tanium, a cyber security start-up based in California, has raised some $120m – and more than doubled its valuation in just five months – as investors pile into companies that help companies protect their IT systems against attacks.

29 June 2015

Apax-owned cyber security business Sophos raises £80m through IPO

security-670206_640 Apax Partners and Investcorp-owned cyber security company Sophos has hit the London Stock Exchange with a £1bn valuation.

15 April 2015

Index leads $30m round in IT security company Skyport

security-camera-340859-m Index Ventures have led a $30m Series B financing round in cyber security company Skyport Systems.

6 January 2015

Bessemer backs $30m Series C for cyber threat company iSIGHT

movement-958643-m Bessemer Venture Partners has headed up a $30m funding round for cyber threat intelligence company iSIGHT Partners.

17 November 2014

Microsoft buys VC-backed Aorato

laptop_lrg Venture capital-backed Aorato has been acquired by Microsoft to boost the tech giant’s customer security.

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