Palo Alto Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Technology HardwareCompany

Palo Alto has acquired 15 companies, including 12 in the last 5 years. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms.

Palo Alto’s largest acquisition to date was in 2020, when it acquired Expanse for $670M. Palo Alto has acquired in 4 different US states, and 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include information technology (54%) and internet software and services (27%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity15
    • M&A Buy Activity15
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 1

Palo Alto

Palo Alto Networks, Inc.

3000 Tannery Way,
Santa Clara, California 95054
United States,
(408) 753-4000
www.paloaltonetworks.com

Palo Alto is a provider of broadband communication equipment for cyber security to protecting thousands of enterprise, government, and service provider networks from cyber threats. Palo Alto was formed in 2005 and is based in Santa Clara, California.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 '22 T
Buy (2.2/yr) # 4 2 5 3 1 - 15
vol $305M $1.2B $1.4B $200M $3.1B
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0
  15

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
BridgeCrew, Inc. 2021-02-16 200M USD Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.bridgecrew.io
Expanse, Inc. 2020-11-11 670M USD Add-on Acquisition
San Francisco, California · www.expanse.co
The Crypsis Group 2020-08-24 265M USD Add-on Acquisition
McLean, Virginia · www.crypsisgroup.com
CloudGenix, Inc. 2020-03-31 420M USD Add-on Acquisition
San Jose, California · www.cloudgenix.com
Aporeto, Inc. 2019-11-25 150M USD Add-on Acquisition
San Jose, California · www.aporeto.com
Zingbox, Inc. 2019-09-04 75M USD Add-on Acquisition
Mountain View, California · www.zingbox.com
Twistlock 2019-05-29 410M USD Add-on Acquisition
Portland, Oregon · www.twistlock.com
PureSec Ltd. 2019-05-29 - Add-on Acquisition
Tel Aviv, Israel · www.puresec.io
Demisto 2019-02-19 560M USD Add-on Acquisition
Cupertino, California · www.demisto.com
Secdo Ltd. 2018-04-10 - Add-on Acquisition
New York, New York · www.secdo.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Information Technology 8 (53%) 980M (32%) - -
Internet Software and Services 4 (27%) 645M (21%) - -
Software 2 (13%) 870M (28%) - -
Technology Hardware 1 (7%) 560M (18%) - -
Total 15 $3.1B - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United States 12 2.8B - -
  California 9 2.1B - -
  Virginia 1 265M - -
  Oregon 1 410M - -
  New York 1 - - -
Israel 3 305M - -
Domestic 12 (80%) 2.8B (90%) - -
Cross-border 3 (20%) 305M (10%) - -
Total 15 $3.1B - -

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 9 $3.0B
< $100M 1 $75M
TOTAL $3.1B
Largest Expanse, Inc.
$670M (2020-11-11)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
7%
1 (7%)

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