Cofense - M&A Summary, Ownership, and Business Overview

Internet Software And ServicesCompany

Cofense M&A Summary

Cofense has acquired 2 companies of its own, including 1 in the last 5 years.

Cofense has acquired in 2 different US states. The Company’s most targeted sectors include information technology (50%) and internet software and services (50%).

Cofense Ownership

Who owns Cofense?

Cofense is owned by Adams Street Partners, Aldrich Capital Partners, BlackRock Capital Investment and Pamplona Capital Management - Private Equity. It was acquired on February 27, 2018.

Is Cofense PE-backed?

Yes. Cofense is owned by private equity investors Adams Street Partners, Aldrich Capital Partners, BlackRock Capital Investment and Pamplona Capital Management - Private Equity.

Was Cofense formerly PE-backed?

Yes. Cofense was formerly owned by 1 private investor.

Cofense Business Overview

Where is Cofense headquartered?

Cofense is headquartered in Leesburg, Virginia.

What sector is Cofense in?

Cofense is an internet software and services company.

When was Cofense founded?

Cofense was founded in 2007.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity2
    • M&A Buy Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 1


Cofense, Inc.

1602 Village Market Boulevard, SE #400,
Leesburg, Virginia 20175
United States,
(703) 652-0717

Cofense is a provider of human-driven phishing defense solutions world-wide. Cofense delivers a collaborative approach to cybersecurity by enabling organization-wide engagement to active email threats. Company collective defense suite combines timely attack intelligence sourced from employees with best-in-class incident response technologies to stop attacks faster and stay ahead of breaches.  Cofense was founded in 2007 and is based in Leesburg, Virginia.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 1 - 1 - - - 2
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Cyberfish 2021-04-07 - Add-on Acquisition
Be'er Sheva, Illinois ·
Malcovery Security LLC 2015-10-14 - Add-on Acquisition
Bethel Park, Pennsylvania ·
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Information Technology 1 (50%) - - -
Internet Software and Services 1 (50%) - - -
Total 2 - - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 2 - - -
  Pennsylvania 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
Total 2 - - -

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