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May 20, 2020
Forescout Technologies filed a lawsuit against Advent International, claiming the private equity firm violated the terms of its $1.9 billion acquisition agreement.
May 18, 2020
On what was scheduled to be the closing day, Forescout Technologies instead announced Advent International will not proceed with the $1.9 billion acquisition as planned.
February 06, 2020
Network security vendor Forescout Technologies was acquired for $1.9 billion by Advent International, a private equity firm looking to increase its cybersecurity investments.
August 16, 2019
Using AI-driven cybersecurity from ManagedMethods, a Georgia school district blocks external threats and identifies potentially harmful language in student documents.
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