This sector is ripe for M&A

July 13, 2016

In the past couple of weeks, we’ve seen an upswing of activity in the cybersecurity space. Symantec is in the process of acquiring Blue Coat, Vista Equity Partners announced its intent to buy Ping Identity, and Cisco to buy CloudLock. Then there are the rumors that companies like FireEye are being hotly pursued by multiple potential buyers. There are several reasons for this, but most importantly, cybersecurity has become a critically important concern across every sector.

Companies, irrespective of industry, are trending toward working and transacting almost exclusively online.   Read more
 
Source: CNBC