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Vector Capital
SAN FRANCISCO – August 21, 2014 – Vector Capital, a leading private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses, welcomes Jim Murray as Chief Financial Officer. ... more >
Gemalto to Acquire SafeNet
08.08.2014: Gemalto to Acquire SafeNet, The Worldwide Leader in Data and Software Protection
Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 - GTO), the world leader in digital security, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of the share capital of SafeNet, a worldwide leader in data protection and s... more >
Allegro Development Corporation
07.24.2014: Vector Capital and Cerium Technology Announce the Recapitalization of Allegro Development
Vector Capital, a leading global private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses and Cerium Technology, an investment fund focused on energy, trading and technology, today announced the recapitalizatio... more >
IP Value
– Vector Capital, a technology-focused private equity firm, today announced the acquisition of IPVALUE Management Inc. from existing venture investors and other shareholders. ... more >
Vector Capital
Vector Capital, a leading private equity firm specializing in transformational investments in established technology businesses, welcomes Matthew Blodgett as a Managing Director.... more >
SafeNet, Inc
06.23.2014: SafeNet Strengthens Board of Directors with Appointments of Jeff Hawn and Phil Saunders
New Board Members Bring Significant Operational and Go-To-Market Expertise... more >
06.23.2014: SafeNet Appoints Prakash Panjwani President and Chief Executive Officer
SafeNet, a global leader in data protection, announced today the appointment of Prakash Panjwani, ... more >
Vector Capital
03.19.2014: SELLER OF THE YEAR: Vector Capital
New strategies employed by Vector pay off as the firm generated about $1B from the exits and recapitalization deals it was able to complete... more >
03.10.2014: Sale of Technicolor Shares by Vector TCH (Lux) 1 S.A.R.L.
Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (March 10, 2014) - Vector TCH (Lux) 1, S.à r.l. (“Vector”) announces today it has launched today the sale of 25 million Technicolor SA (“Technicolor”) shares, representing approximately 7.4% of the share capi... more >
03.07.2014: US Leveraged Finance Technology Weekly Update
SafeNet (B2/B) allocated its first- and second-lien term loans.... 
01.31.2014: Vector Capital Announces Growth Equity Investment in CollabNet
Vector’s Control and Growth Equity Investments Aimed at Accelerating Market Adoption of CollabNet’s Market Leading Solutions... more >
01.31.2014: Vector Capital Makes Controlling Investment In CollabNet Developer Platform
CollabNet is one of the leading agile development platforms in the enterprise and the company behind the Subversion version control software.... more >
12.19.2013: Vector Capital Sells Certara, a Leading Provider of Drug Development Software and Services
Vector Capital has sold Certara to Arsenal Capital Partners. Certara’s model-based drug development and data analytics software enables its biopharmaceutical customers to significantly improve productivity and decision-making throughout the entire drug ... more >
08.02.2013: Vector Capital Sells Teletrac, a Leading Provider of GPS Tracking and Fleet Management Software
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 02, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Vector Capital has sold Teletrac(R) Inc., a leading GPS tracking and fleet management software company, to Danaher Corporation.... more >
Precise Software
07.02.2013: Idera Acquires Precise Software
Idera, a leading provider of application and server management solutions, announced today the acquisition of Precise Software, a provider of end-to-end application performance management software.... more >
Cambium Networks
05.09.2013: Vector's Cambium Targets Broadband in Rural Asia for Sales Boost
Cambium Networks, the wireless broadband equipment business owned by Vector Capital, expects to triple the proportion of its sales from Asia by providing connections for carriers and businesses in rural areas.... more >
RAE Systems, Inc.
05.08.2013: Honeywell Chairman and CEO Dave Cote Interview with Bloomberg - Comments on RAE Systems
The acquisition of RAE Systems is discussed in a recent interview at the Milken Global Conference on Bloomberg Television’s “Bottom Line”.... more >
RAE Systems, Inc.
04.25.2013: RAE Systems, a Vector Capital Portfolio Company, Enters Into Agreement to Be Acquired by Honeywell
San Jose, CA (April 23, 2013) – RAE Systems, Inc. (“RAE Systems” or “RAE”), a Vector Capital portfolio company, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Honeywell, for $340 million in cash.... more >
Cambium Networks
02.24.2013: Cambium Networks Appoints Atul Bhatnagar As President and Chief Executive Officer
Cambium Networks™, a leading provider of IP wireless broadband access and transport solutions, today announced the appointment of Atul Bhatnagar... more >
20-20 Technologies Inc.
02.12.2013: 20-20 Technologies Appoints Mark Goldstein as Chief Executive Officer
Laval, Québec, February 11, 2013 – 20-20 Technologies Inc., the world leader in 3D interior design and furniture manufacturing software, announced today the appointment of Mark Goldstein, a 30-year veteran of the enterprise software industry, as CEO...... more >
01.17.2013: Vector Capital Portfolio Company Printronix Acquired by Corona Investment Partners
San Francisco, CA – January 17, 2013 - Vector Capital, a leading global private equity firm specializing in the technology sector, has announced that Corona Investment Partners (“Corona”) has acquired Vector’s portfolio company Printronix, Inc. (... more >
12.12.2012: SafeNet Inc. Completes Sale of Government Solutions Business Unit
SafeNet, Inc., a global leader in data protection, today announced it is increasing its focus on data protection and rights management for enterprise customers following the sale of its Government Solutions business unit to Raytheon Company.... more >
12.10.2012: SafeNet Appoints Dave Hansen as President and Chief Executive Officer
SafeNet, a global leader in data protection, announced today the appointment of Dave Hansen, an information security and cloud veteran, as the company's new President and CEO.... more >
03.12.2012: SafeNet Acquires Cryptocard
In a transaction that will significantly broaden and deepen the authentication and cloud-based services it offers to clients, SafeNet, today announced that it has acquired Cryptocard, a privately held leader of cloud based authentication solutions.... more >
02.16.2012: RAE Systems Announces Record Financial Results for 2011
The company has been operating as a privately held corporation after shareholders approved a merger with Vector Capital in June 2011.... more >
02.14.2012: SafeNet Announces Executive Appointments
SafeNet, Inc. today announced that it has expanded its executive team to maximize near- and long-term growth opportunities in the cloud and in the enterprise.... more >
RAE Systems
01.16.2012: RAE Systems Wireless Gas Detectors Aiding Emergency Responders
Gas detector wireless technology has become essential to the emergency responder community... more >
WatchGuard Technologies
12.13.2011: WatchGuard Ships Next-Generation Firewall for Enterprises
WatchGuard® Technologies, a global leader of business security solutions, today announced that it is now shipping its most powerful security appliance, the WatchGuard XTM 2050...... more >
10.06.2011: Teletrac Wins FMCSA Contract for Cross-Border Long-Haul Trucking Program
Teletrac today announced it has been selected by the DOT to provide its award-winning Fleet Director® GPS fleet tracking and Hours of Service (HOS) software to FMCSA for its United States – Mexico cross-border, long-haul trucking pilot program.... more >
Vector Capital, Gerber Scientific
08.22.2011: Vector Completes Acquisition of Gerber Scientific, Inc.
Gerber Scientific, Inc. (NYSE: GRB) today announced the completion of its acquisition by funds managed by Vector Capital, in a transaction valued at approximately $283 million. CITIC Capital Partners will take a minority stake alongside Vector.... more >
Vector Capital, RAE Systems Inc.
06.16.2011: Vector Completes Acquisition of RAE Systems, Inc.
Vector Capital, a global private equity firm specializing in the technology sector, announced it has completed its acquisition of RAE Systems, Inc. in a take-private transaction valued at approximately $138 million.... more >
01.17.2011: WatchGuard Unveils Top 10 Security Predictions for 2011
WatchGuard Technologies' security analysts provide their 2011 security predictions:... more >
SafeNet, Inc.
09.16.2010: SafeNet and NetApp Form Strategic Relationship to Advance the Next Generation of Storage Security
SafeNet, Inc., a global leader in information security, today announced that it has teamed with NetApp, a leader in innovative storage and data management solutions, to offer a new approach to storage security solutions.... more >
SafeNet, Inc.
07.12.2010: SafeNet Registers for IPO
SafeNet Holding Corporation announced today that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed initial public offering of its common stock.... more >
06.18.2010: Register.com to be Acquired by Web.com
Vector Capital announced an agreement yesterday under which Web.com will acquire Vector portfolio company Register.com.... more >
06.18.2010: Vector ‘registers’ a solid exit
A half-decade after taking Register.com private, Vector Capital announced the sale of the website registration and design provider to Web.com Group for $135m.... more >
Vector Capital, Trafficmaster
06.02.2010: Vector Capital Announces Acquisition of Trafficmaster
Vector Capital, a leading global private equity firm specializing in the technology sector, today announced it is acquiring Trafficmaster Plc, a public company listed on the London Stock Exchange that provides intelligent vehicle services.... more >
04.01.2010: SafeNet Completes Combination with Aladdin
Customers Benefit with Stronger Expertise and Broader Solution Offerings... more >
03.01.2010: SafeNet Solutions Secure Cloud Computing Deployments
Customers Maintain Control and Compliance While Keeping Sensitive Information Secure in the Cloud... more >
01.26.2010: Shareholders Approve Consolidation of Corel Corporation Shares
Corel Corporation announced today that the shareholders of Corel approved its previously announced stock consolidation.... more >
12.23.2009: SafeNet to Acquire Assured Decisions, LLC
Acquisition to Strengthen SafeNet’s Cyber Security Strategy with new technology and professional consulting services... more >
10.14.2009: SafeNet Appoints Charles J. Neral Chief Financial Officer
SafeNet, Inc., a global leader in information security, now affiliated under common management with Aladdin Knowledge Systems, today announced that Mr. Charles J. Neral has joined SafeNet as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO).... more >
09.14.2009: Corel Welcomes Tom Berquist as New CFO
Corel Corporation today announced that Tom Berquist has been named the Company's new Chief Financial Officer... more >
08.04.2009: WatchGuard Acquires BorderWare Technologies
Acquisition Signals Significant Extension of WatchGuard Security to Encompass New Markets, Business Environments and Channel Partners... more >
08.03.2009: A fitness regime for IT
While IT directors are being told to “Do more with less”, some commentators believe “a good recession is a terrible thing to waste”.... more >
07.29.2009: Corel Welcomes Kris Hagerman as Permanent CEO
Corel Corporation today announced that Kris Hagerman, who joined the Company as Interim CEO in May 2008, will assume the role of Corel CEO on a permanent basis effective today.... more >
07.17.2009: Printronix Welcomes New Executive Leadership
New Chief Executive Officer Will Steer Industry Icon Through Next Phase of Growth... more >
07.14.2009: WatchGuard Positioned in 'Leaders' Quadrant by Leading Industry Analyst Firm
UTM Leader WatchGuard Recognized in Magic Quadrant for SMB Multifunction Firewalls... more >
07.06.2009: SafeNet Appoints Mark A. Floyd Chief Executive Officer
SafeNet, Inc, a global leader in information security, now affiliated under common management with Aladdin Knowledge Systems‚ today announced that Mr. Mark A. Floyd has joined SafeNet as Chief Executive Officer (CEO)... more >
06.24.2009: Corel Honored as 2009 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference Awards Winner for
Today, Corel Corporation (NASDAQ:CREL) (TSX:CRE) announced it has been selected as a 2009 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference Awards winner as Global ISV Consumer Partner of the Year.... more >
03.24.2009: Aladdin Knowledge Systems Completes Merger with Vector Capital Affiliate
Aladdin shareholders to receive $11.50 per share in cash, reflecting a value of $160 million... more >
03.23.2009: Printronix Named Winning Bidder in Acquisition of U.S.-Based Assets of TallyGenicom
Printronix Plans to Market TallyGenicom Brand and Product Lineup in Parallel to Its Flagship Offerings, Creating a Stronger Worldwide Market Presence With Segmented Industry Offerings, Expanded Solutions, and Even Higher Levels of Service and Support... more >
12.01.2008: Tripos International Returns to Its Roots
New Owner Sees Opportunity in Informatics and Enhances Presence with an Acquisition... more >
09.17.2008: Precise emerges as independent transaction performance management company
Precise Software is relaunching itself with the spirit and passion of a start-up... more >
09.09.2008: Tripos to Acquire Pharsight Corporation
Tripos and Pharsight Corporation today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement for Pharsight to be acquired by Tripos for approximately $57 million in cash... more >
SafeNet, Inc.
08.08.2008: CCTV Selects SafeNet to Secure Online Broadcast of the
Complete DRM Solution Protects Against Copyright Infringement, Extending OMA 2 DRM into Online Video... more >
03.10.2008: Vector Capital Completes Acquisition of Precise Software Solutions
Greylock Partners Joins Investment; Mark Kremer Appointed as New CEO... more >
03.03.2008: Channel applauds Watchguard SSL launch
New product will be well received by enterprise security resellers, WatchGuard distributor claims... more >
SafeNet, Inc.
02.28.2008: SafeNet to Acquire Ingrian Networks, Inc.
Acquisition to Strengthen SafeNet's Enterprise Data Protection Business Integrating Solutions for Data Centers and Client Devices... more >
01.25.2008: A spinout that makes sense for Symantec
What's the stimulus for spinouts? One often mentioned driver is: "enhancing business efficiencies."... more >
01.17.2008: Symantec to Sell APM Business
Symantec Corp. today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Application Performance Management (APM) business to Vector Capital... more >
01.08.2008: Printronix Announces Completion of Acquisition by Vector Capital
Printronix, Inc. today announced the completion of its acquisition by Pioneer Holding Corp., an entity controlled by Vector Capital.... more >
12.18.2007: SafeNet Appoints Former Army Exec to Board
Private equity firm Vector Capital acquired SafeNet in April for $634 million after the company was swept up in a stock option backdating scandal, which revealed problems in its accounting of stock options for officers and directors.... more >
10.11.2007: Vector Capital to Acquire Printronix
Printronix, Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Vector Capital... more >
08.28.2007: Corel Painter X Wins Award
Corel Painter X Wins American PHOTO Editor's Choice 2007 Award... more >
08.17.2007: Register.com Recognized for Customer Service
Register.com Recognized for Customer Service... more >
07.27.2007: SafeNet advances through the storm
SafeNet advances through the storm... more >
06.14.2007: WatchGuard Announces Two New VPs
WatchGuard Announces Two New VPs of Sales... more >
06.13.2007: Savvy Savi Thrives
Savvy Savi Thrives Within Lockheed... more >
05.30.2007: Telling the story of Corel's retooling
Telling the story of Corel's retooling... more >
WatchGuard Technologies
05.07.2007: WatchGuard Technologies Hires a New CEO
WatchGuard Technologies Hires New CEO... more >
04.13.2007: SafeNet sold, goes private
Calif. equity firm acquires Belcamp company in a $634 million deal... more >
04.12.2007: Vector Capital Completes Acquisition of SafeNet,
Vector Capital today announced that it has completed the acquisition of SafeNet, Inc.... more >
03.26.2007: Privately Held Tripos Discovery Informatics Announces Management Team; Names Jim Hopkins CEO
ripos Discovery Informatics, a leading provider of discovery informatics software to aid drug discovery...... more >
03.20.2007: Tripos Completes Sale of Discovery Informatics Business to Vector Capital Corporation
Tripos, Inc. announced today that it completed the sale of the assets...... more >
03.20.2007: Register.com and Web.com Form Strategic Partnership
Register.com, a leading provider of global domain name registration and web services, and Web.com...... more >
03.06.2007: SafeNet to be Acquired by Private Equity Firm Vector Capital for $634 million
SafeNet, Inc, setting the standard for information security, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired...... more >
03.06.2007: Private Equity Firm to Acquire SafeNet
SafeNet, Inc., the Hartford County technology company under federal investigation for its stock option grants, said yesterday that it has agreed to be acquired by a San Francisco private equity firm for about $634 million.... more >
11.20.2006: Vector Announces Spin-Out of Tripos Discovery Informatics
Vector Announces Spin-Out of Tripos... more >
11.01.2006: Corel corrals InterVideo
Corel corrals InterVideo... more >
11.01.2006: Register.com Hires New CEO
Register.com Hires New CEO... more >
10.25.2006: Corel's Top Shareholder Doesn't Plan to Sell Stake
Vector Capital Corp., the U.S. private equity firm that holds 72 percent of Canadian software maker Corel Corp., has no intention of selling its stake at current valuations, its founder and managing partner said late Tuesday.... more >
09.12.2006: Corel Corporation Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire InterVideo
Corel Corporation Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire InterVideo... more >
07.31.2006: No more flamboyance as Corel opts for discipline
No more flamboyance as Corel opts for discipline... more >
05.31.2006: Vector Capital Portfolio Company ProcessClaims to be Acquired by CCC Information Services
Vector Capital, a private equity boutique specializing in buyouts, spinouts and recapitalizations of established technology businesses, today announced a definitive agreement under which CCC Information Services Inc. will acquire Vector portfolio...... more >
05.05.2006: Corel vows aggressive acquisition campaign
Corel Corp. said yesterday that it plans to aggressively buy promising small companies as it builds the new public company as a low-cost alternative to giants like Microsoft and Adobe.... more >
05.04.2006: Lockheed Martin Agrees To Acquire Savi Technology
Lockheed Martin Agrees To Acquire Savi Technology... more >
05.03.2006: Register.com Sells Corporate Services Division
Register.com Sells Corporate Services Division To Corporation Service Company... more >