Forcepoint Acquisitions, 5 Deals Between 2006 and 2017
information technology Company

Forcepoint has acquired 5 companies of its own, including 3 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms.

Forcepoint’s largest acquisition to date was in 2006, when it acquired PortAuthority Technologies for $90M. Forcepoint has acquired in 2 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include internet software and services (60%) and information technology (40%).

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Forcepoint, LLC

10240 Sorrento Valley Road ,
San Diego, California 92121
United States,
(858) 320-8000
www.forcepoint.com

Forcepoint was created to empower organizations to drive their business forward by safely embracing transformative technologies – cloud, mobility, Internet of Things (IoT), and others – through a unified, cloud-centric platform that safeguards users, networks and data while eliminating the inefficiencies involved in managing a collection of point security products.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '14 '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 2 1 - 2 - - 5
vol $90M $90M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
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Largest PortAuthority Technologies, Inc.
$90M (2006-12-20)
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Information Technology M&A - Last 3 Years

Forcepoint was acquired by Raytheon on April 18, 2015.

When analyzing the information technology sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 1116 information technology companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 57 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 12 have acquired more than 10 companies.

The most prolific strategic information technology acquirer over the past 3 years is Accenture, with 32 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the information technology sector over the past 3 years is H.I.G. Capital with 11 platform acquisitions.


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