Hellman & Friedman to Acquire Checkmarx at a $1.15B Valuation
Insight Venture Partners is a leading global private equity and venture capital firm founded in 1995.
The company has invested in more than 200 growth-stage software, eCommerce, Internet and Data-service companies including Twitter, New Relic and Alibaba.com.
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Salesforce.com is the enterprise cloud computing company that has transformed the way companies collaborate and communicate. Salesforce.com is leading the effort to bring Cloud 2, the next paradigm for computing, to the enterprise by offering its customers the social collaboration, mobility and openness that are the hallmark of this new world. Salesforce is one of the early adopters of the Checkmarx revolutionary solution for Static Code Analysis and enforces the security of the Force.com applications through the service Powered by Checkmarx. In late 2011, Salesforce joined Ofer Hi-Tech in a strategic investment round in Checkmarx and is expanding the adoption of the Checkmarx solution throughout its ecosystem.
Ofer Hi-Tech was established in 1997 as a subsidiary of the Ofer Brothers Group, one of Israel's leading industrial and commercial conglomerates with a strong international presence. The team was assembled to support private equity investments in the pioneering and rapidly expanding IT and life-science industries in Israel. The company's investments include ECI Telecom (NASDAQ: ECIL), Tecnomatix (NASDAQ: TCNO (acquired by UGS), Compugen (NASDAQ:CGEN), and more. Ofer Hi-Tech has been supporting Checkmarx since its establishment.
Naiot Venture Accelerator conducts preseed and seed investments. In the last seven years, Naiot has seeded 35 companies that have gone on to raise more than $150 million from venture capital firms and strategic partners both in Israel and internationally. More than 50% of these are now independent companies.