By Cheng Lim and James Walsh, King & Wood Mallesons
The number of M&A transactions in 2015 has hit record highs, with volumes expected to increase by 11% from 2014, according to Bloomberg. Indeed, one of the hottest areas for M&A activity has been cybersecurity companies, with deals including AVG Technologies’ acquisition of Privax and Blue Coat systems’ acquisition of Perspecsys.
Cybersecurity is one of the top five business risks identified by major corporates, particularly those in retail, health, and technology. Every day, we read of a new data breach somewhere in the world.
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