M&A Deal Summary

WatchGuard Acquires BorderWare Technologies

On August 4, 2009, WatchGuard acquired internet software and services company BorderWare Technologies

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is WatchGuard’s 1st transaction in the Internet Software and Services sector.
  • This is WatchGuard’s 1st transaction in Canada.
  • This is WatchGuard’s 1st transaction in Ontario.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2009-08-04
Target BorderWare Technologies
Sector Internet Software and Services
Buyer(s) WatchGuard
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition

Target

BorderWare Technologies

Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
BorderWare Technologies, Inc. is an e-mail and web security developer.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

WatchGuard

Seattle, Washington, United States

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Category Company
Founded 1996
Sector Information Technology
DESCRIPTION

WatchGuard provides network security. The company’s Firebox X family of upgradeable appliances delivers the performance, functionality and security strength to meet the needs of small and medium sized organizations. All WatchGuard products include a LiveSecurity Service subscription for vulnerability alerts, software updates, expert security instruction, as well as individualized and self-help customer care. WatchGuard was founded in 1996 and is based in Seattle, WA, with offices throughout Europe and Asia.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 2 of 6
Sector (Internet Software and Services) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 2 of 5
State (Ontario) 1 of 1
Country (Canada) 1 of 1
Year (2009) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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Qiave Technologies Corp. is a provider of next-generation computer security technology. Qiave's software aims to move the state of the art from intrusion detection to intrusion protection, enabling customers to proactively prevent damage to their vital corporate assets.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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Hanover, Maryland, United States

HawkEye G is a provider of platform combines behavior-based endpoint detection, continuous endpoint recording, network deep packet inspection, security analytics, and policy-based automated and machine-guided responses to find and respond to threats before they do damage.

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