Advised F-Secure, a leading publicly-listed security software vendor, on its proposed $140 million acquisition of MWR InfoSecurity, a privately held cybersecurity solutions company based in the UK

Arma Partners is pleased to announce that it has acted as exclusive financial advisor to F Secure (HLSE:FSC1V) on its proposed acquisition of MWR InfoSecurity, a privately held global cyber security company based in the UK. F Secure will pay a total consideration of up to £105 million to acquire MWR InfoSecurity, including an initial cash consideration of £80 million and an earn-out of a maximum of £25 million in cash payable subject to the achievement of certain agreed business targets.

The acquisition of MWR InfoSecurity will significantly strengthen F Secure’s range of detection and response solutions and expand its cyber security services as well as its threat hunting technology. MWR InfoSecurity complements F-Secure in terms of technology, expertise and geographic footprint and this transaction marks a significant milestone for F Secure in offering enterprise-grade cyber security solutions.

The combined company will have hundreds of the world’s best cyber security consultants, making F Secure one of the few truly global technical security advisors positioned to help organisations fight today’s most sophisticated threats.

This transaction underscores Arma Partners’ deep expertise in the cyber security sector and track record of advising publicly listed clients on landmark cross-border transactions.