Israeli-American cyber company Preempt Security to be acquired by CrowdStrike in $96 million deal
The addition of Preempt’s technology to the CrowdStrike Falcon platform will help customers achieve end-to-end visibility and enforcement on identity data
Hagar Ravet | 13:42 24.09.2020
California-based cloud-delivered endpoint and cloud workload protection company CrowdStrike Holdings, Inc. announced on Wednesday that it has agreed to acquire American-Israeli cybersecurity startup Preempt Security Inc. in a $96 million deal. The deal is set to be completed in the third quarter of 2020. Preempt Security was founded in 2014 by Ajit Sancheti and Roman Blachman and has raised $27.5 million in capital to date. Among its early investors were Mickey Boodaei and Rakesh K. Loonkar, with Blackstone Group and Intel Capital joining as investors in later rounds (according to data form IVC).
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