M&A Deal Summary

McAfee Acquires Solidcore Systems

On June 1, 2009, McAfee acquired software company Solidcore Systems

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is McAfee’s 4th transaction in the Software sector.
  • This is McAfee’s 3rd transaction in the United States.
  • This is McAfee’s 2nd transaction in California.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2009-06-01
Target Solidcore Systems
Sector Software
Buyer(s) McAfee
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition

Target

Solidcore Systems

Cupertino, California, United States
Solidcore Systems, Inc. is a developer of change control software for information technology infrastructures.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

McAfee

Santa Clara, California, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1987
Sector Information Technology
Revenue 2.9B USD (2020)
DESCRIPTION
McAfee's corporate headquarters in Santa Clara, California.
McAfee's corporate headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

McAfee delivers proactive and proven security solutions and services that help secure systems and networks around the world, McAfee protects consumers and businesses of all sizes from the latest malware and emerging online threats. McAfee's solutions are designed to work together, integrating anti-malware, antispyware, and antivirus software with security management features that deliver unsurpassed real-time visibility and analytics, reduce risk, ensure compliance, improve Internet security, and help businesses achieve operational efficiencies. McAfee was formed in 1987 and is based in Santa Clara, California.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 4 of 9
Sector (Software) 4 of 4
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 4 of 9
State (California) 2 of 4
Country (United States) 3 of 7
Year (2009) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2007-11-19 SafeBoot BV

Nieuwegein, Netherlands

SafeBoot is a leading developer of encryption software and management systems that allow corporations to protect the integrity of data on mobile devices.

Buy $350M
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2011-11-30 NitroSecurity

Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States

NitroSecurity is an provider in intrusion prevention systems (IPS), one of the fastest-growing network security segments. In contrast to traditional detection methods that react to infiltrations after they've occurred, intrusion prevention systems can proactively block attacks in real time before they enter a corporate network. NitroSecurity combines considerable research and development depth with top-notch sales and marketing talent ? a rare combination for early-stage security entities.

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