Blue Coat Systems Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Information Technology Company

Blue Coat Systems has acquired 10 companies of its own. A total of 4 acquisitions came from private equity firms.

Blue Coat Systems’ largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired Elastica for $280M. Blue Coat Systems has acquired in 5 different US states, and 3 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include information technology (60%) and internet software and services (20%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity10
    • M&A Buy Activity10
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5

Blue Coat Systems, Inc.

420 N. Mary Avenue,
Sunnyvale, California 94085
United States,
(408) 220-2200
www.bluecoat.com

Blue Coat is an enterprise security, providing on-premise, hybrid and cloud-based solutions for protecting web connectivity, combating advanced threats and responding to security breaches. Blue Coat is the global market leader in securing connection to the web and counts nearly 80 percent of the Global Fortune 500 as its customers.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 10 - - - - - 10
vol $633M $633M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  10

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Elastica, Inc. 2015-11-09 280M USD Add-on Acquisition
San Jose, California · www.elastica.net
PerspecSys, Inc. 2015-07-30 - Add-on Acquisition
Toronto, Ontario · www.perspecsys.com
Norman Shark BV 2013-12-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Hoofddorp, Netherlands · www.normanshark.com
Solera Networks, Inc. 2013-05-22 - Add-on Acquisition
South Jordan, Utah · www.soleranetworks.com
Crossbeam Systems, Inc. 2012-12-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Boxborough, Massachusetts · www.crossbeam.com
Packeteer, Inc. 2008-04-21 268M USD Add-on Acquisition
Cupertino, California
NetApp, Inc. - NetCache Business 2006-06-23 - Divestiture
, United States
Permeo Technologies, Inc. 2006-01-03 61M USD Add-on Acquisition
Austin, Texas
Cerberian, Inc. 2004-11-17 18M USD Add-on Acquisition
Draper, Utah
Ositis Software, Inc. 2003-10-29 7M USD Add-on Acquisition
Pleasanton, California
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Information Technology 6 (60%) 348M (55%) - -
Internet Software and Services 2 (20%) - - -
Software 1 (10%) 18M (3%) - -
Technology Hardware 1 (10%) 268M (42%) - -
Total 10 $633M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 8 633M - -
  California 3 555M - -
  Utah 2 18M - -
  Texas 1 61M - -
  Massachusetts 1 - - -
Canada 1 - - -
  Ontario 1 - - -
Netherlands 1 - - -
Domestic 8 (80%) 633M (100%) - -
Cross-border 2 (20%) - - -
Total 10 $633M - -

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 2 $548M
< $100M 3 $85M
TOTAL $633M
Largest Elastica, Inc.
$280M (2015-11-09)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
40%
4 (40%)
Strategic(s)
10%
1 (10%)

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