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11 March 2015

Thoma Bravo seals Blue Coat exit through Bain Capital buyout

cyber security Thoma Bravo has agreed to sell computer security business Blue Coat Systems to fellow US private equity firm Bain Capital in an all-cash deal worth about $2.4bn.

26 February 2015

Blue Sky Capital co-leads $19m funding for Canada’s SecureKey Technologies

old-key-1251855-m Venture investors Blue Sky Capital and Rogers Venture Partners are among investors in a $19m Series C funding round for identity and authentication network SecureKey Technologies.

19 February 2015

Wellington Partners leads $4.5m Series A for background checker Onfido

magnifying-glass_lrg UK-based background check business Onfido has picked up $4.5m of Series A funding led by Wellington Partners.

2 January 2015

Providence-backed US government vetting agency nears creditor buyout

magnifying-glass_lrg The private equity-backed security business which vetted ex-spy agency contractor Edward Snowden is reportedly nearing a takeover by its creditors.

10 December 2014

Thoma Bravo exits 2011 investment Tripwire in $710m all-cash deal

venus flytrap security US buyout house Thoma Bravo has agreed the $710m sale of online security business Tripwire to strategic buyer Belden Inc.

2 December 2014

Intel snaps up OMERS-backed PasswordBox

username password security online Intel snaps up OMERS-backed PasswordBox

23 September 2014

Agari looks to scale email security business with $15m Series C round

agari Email security provider Agari has picked up another $15m of venture capital backing through a Series C funding round.

20 August 2014

Stealth security business vArmour nets $36m from early-stage investors

fence wall security Menlo Ventures and Citi Ventures were among firms backing stealth security company vArmour to the tune of $36m.

12 August 2014

Audax-backed Tri-Ed changes hands yet again in $420m sale to Anixter

Tri-Ed US private equity investor Audax Group has agreed the $420m sale of electronic security and safety product business Tri-Ed to trade buyer Anixter just two years after buying the business.

8 August 2014

Vector Capital sells data security business SafeNet to Gemalto for $890m

SafeNet Early-stage tech investor Vector Capital has agreed an $890m sale of data protection and software monetisation business SafeNet to industry player Gemalto.

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