Fortinet, Inc.

899 Kifer Road,
Sunnyvale, California 94086
United States,
(408) 235-7700
www.fortinet.com

Fortinet, Inc. provides network security appliances and unified threat management network security solutions. Fortinet, Inc. was established in 2000 and is based in Sunnyvale, California.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '12 '13 '14 '15 '16 '17 T
Buy (0.6/yr) # 5 1 - 1 1 - 8
vol $44M $44M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
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Largest Meru Networks, Inc.
$44M (2015-07-08)
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According to our data here at Mergr, Fortinet has acquired 8 companies, including 4 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms.

Fortinet’s largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired Meru Networks for $44M. Fortinet has acquired in 2 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include technology hardware (38%) and information technology (25%).

When analyzing the information technology sector as a whole, according to Mergr, in the last 3 years, there are 982 information technology companies that have made at least 1 acquisition, 67 have acquired at least 5 companies, and 10 have acquired more than 10 companies. The most prolific strategic information technology acquirer over the past 3 years is Accenture, with 33 acquisitions. The most prolific private equity acquirer in the information technology sector over the past 3 years is H.I.G. Capital with 9 platform acquisitions.

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