Darktrace confirms takeover proposal by US private equity firm Thoma Bravo

clock • 2 min read
Darktrace confirms takeover proposal by US private equity firm Thoma Bravo
Image:

Darktrace confirms takeover proposal by US private equity firm Thoma Bravo

With $114 billion in assets, Chicago-based Thoma Bravo is one of the world's most active investors in cybersecurity firms

Cambridge-based cybersecurity firm Darktrace confirmed on Monday that it was in preliminary talks with the US private equity firm Thoma Bravo about a potential takeover for a cash offer. Thoma B...

To continue reading this article...

Join Computing

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, analysis and opinion from the technology industry
  • Receive important and breaking news in our daily newsletter
  • Be the first to hear about our events and awards programmes
  • Join live member only interviews with IT leaders at the ‘IT Lounge’; your chance to ask your burning tech questions and have them answered
  • Access to the Computing Delta hub providing market intelligence and research
  • Receive our members-only newsletter with exclusive opinion pieces from senior IT Leaders

Join now

 

Already a Computing member?

Login

You may also like
US court clears Mike Lynch of fraud charges

Law

Lynch, who faced 15 counts of fraud, says he is ‘elated’

clock 07 June 2024 • 2 min read
UK tech magnate Mike Lynch defends himself in US court

Law

Lynch likens scrutiny to finding bacteria in a seemingly spotless kitchen.

clock 24 May 2024 • 2 min read
Darktrace agrees $5.3bn takeover by Thoma Bravo

Mergers and Acquisitions

Thoma Bravo to add Cambridge-based company to security software portfolio 20 months after first opening talks

clock 29 April 2024 • 2 min read

Sign up to our newsletter

The best news, stories, features and photos from the day in one perfectly formed email.

More on Mergers and Acquisitions

SoftBank acquires British AI chipmaker Graphcore

SoftBank acquires British AI chipmaker Graphcore

The deal provides Graphcore with resources to scale its operations

clock 12 July 2024 • 3 min read
SAP to acquire AI startup WalkMe for $1.5bn

SAP to acquire AI startup WalkMe for $1.5bn

Will help customers get 'the maximum value out of their IT investments' says CEO Klein

Mark Haranas
clock 06 June 2024 • 2 min read
Google eyes HubSpot acquisition to challenge Microsoft

Google eyes HubSpot acquisition to challenge Microsoft

Microsoft's Dynamics products dominate the modern CRM sector

clock 28 May 2024 • 2 min read