Best Cybersecurity Deal

Buyer: Raytheon Co.
Seller/Target: SafeNet’s government solutions business
Value: Not available
Closing date: Dec. 12
Why: With a small deal, Raytheon picked up critical encryption technologies and services that can be used to protect classified data. Many of the solutions were already federally approved, and Raytheon said its plan is to take those solutions to its military customers, who can use them to transmit classified information. SafeNet’s capabilities include satellite communications, data links and wireless communications.
Bankers/Advisors: NA

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