NortonLifeLock Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Information TechnologyCompany

NortonLifeLock has acquired 79 companies, including 8 in the last 5 years. A total of 13 acquisitions came from private equity firms. It has also divested 5 assets.

NortonLifeLock’s largest acquisition to date was in 2004, when it acquired VERITAS Software for $13.5B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2019, when it sold Symantec - Enterprise Security Assets to Broadcom for $10.7B. NortonLifeLock has acquired in 18 different US states, and 11 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include software (65%) and information technology (21%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity82
    • M&A Buy Activity77
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 11
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 20
  • M&A Advisors 14

NortonLifeLock

NortonLifeLock Inc.

60 East Rio Salado Parkway Suite 1000,
Tempe, Arizona 85281
United States,
(650) 527-8000
www.nortonlifelock.com

NortonLifeLock is a Cyber Safety company that is dedicated to helping secure the devices, identities, online privacy, and home and family needs of approximately 50 million consumers, providing them with a trusted ally in a complex digital world. NortonLifeLock was founded in 1982 and is based in Tempe, Arizona.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (1.0/yr) # 72 2 1 1 1 - 77
vol $26.8B $360M $27.1B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 4 - 1 - - - 5
vol $9.0B $10.7B $19.7B
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Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Avast Software s.r.o. 2021-08-10 - Merger
Prague, Czech Republic · www.avast.com
Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG 2020-12-07 360M USD Add-on Acquisition
Tettnang, Germany · www.avira.com
Symantec Corp. - Enterprise Security Assets 2019-08-08 10.7B USD Divestiture
Mountain View, California
Luminate Security Ltd. 2019-02-12 - Add-on Acquisition
Tel Aviv, California · www.luminate.io
Javelin Networks, Inc. 2018-11-05 - Add-on Acquisition
Austin, Texas · www.javelin-networks.com
Appthority 2018-11-05 - Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.appthority.com
SurfEasy, Inc. 2017-11-06 - Divestiture
Toronto, Ontario · www.surfeasy.com
Symantec Corp. - Website Security and Related PKI Solutions 2017-08-02 950M USD Add-on Acquisition
Mountain View, California
Skycure Ltd. 2017-07-11 - Add-on Acquisition
Tel Aviv, Israel · www.skycure.com
Fireglass 2017-07-06 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.fire.glass
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Software 50 (65%) 18.2B (67%) 3 (60%) 18.8B (95%)
Information Technology 16 (21%) 5.8B (21%) 2 (40%) 950M (5%)
Internet Software and Services 7 (9%) 828M (3%) - -
Business Services 2 (3%) - - -
Consumer Services 1 (1%) 2.3B (8%) - -
Safety/Security 1 (1%) - - -
Total 77 $27.1B 5 $19.7B

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 60 25.4B 5 19.7B
  California 20 20.2B 4 19.7B
  Vermont 5 184M - -
  Massachusetts 5 140M - -
  Texas 4 256M - -
  Maryland 3 982M - -
  Utah 2 980M - -
  New York 2 36M - -
  Arizona 1 2.3B 1 80M
  Florida 1 20M - -
  District of Columbia 1 124M - -
  Washington 1 - - -
  Pennsylvania 1 28M - -
  Oregon 1 60M - -
  Ohio 1 3M - -
  Montana 1 - - -
  Illinois 1 - - -
  Georgia 1 - - -
United Kingdom 4 695M - -
Australia 2 262M - -
Canada 2 378M - -
  Ontario 2 378M - -
Germany 2 360M - -
Israel 2 - - -
  California 1 - - -
China 1 - - -
Czech Republic 1 - - -
Denmark 1 - - -
New Zealand 1 28M - -
Spain 1 25M - -
Domestic 60 (78%) 25.4B (94%) 5 (100%) 19.7B (100%)
Cross-border 17 (22%) 1.7B (6%) - -
Total 77 $27.1B 5 $19.7B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
3
Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA Securities)
3
Barclays Investment Bank
2
Legal Deals
Fenwick & West LLP
5
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
2
Macfarlanes LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 3 $20.5B
$100M to $1B 16 $5.8B
< $100M 25 $876M
TOTAL $27.1B
Largest VERITAS Software Corp.
$13.5B (2004-12-17)
sell # Total
> $1B 2 $18.7B
$100M to $1B 1 $950M
< $100M 1 $80M
TOTAL $19.7B
Largest Symantec Corp. - Enterprise Security Assets
$10.7B (2019-08-08)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
14%
11 (14%)
Strategic(s)
3%
2 (3%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
20%
1 (20%)
Strategic(s)
80%
4 (80%)

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