Sophos Overview

  • Founded
  • 1985
Founded
  • Status
  • Private
  • Employees
  • 4,500
Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Buyout/​LBO
  • Financing Rounds
  • 10
  • Investments
  • 15

Sophos General Information

Description

Sophos Group PLC is one of the leading software developing companies in the United Kingdom. It offers simplified products to combat known and unknown IT security threats. The company two product heads are network security solutions and cloud-enabled enduser. Most of the company's revenues are in the form of subscriptions for its network security products, whose key features are a next-generation firewall and advanced protection technology to tackle the web and browser security issues. The company's geographical segments include Americas, Europe, Middle East and Africa and Japan of which it generates a majority of revenue from EMEA. Some of the products include Intercept X, XG Firewall, Sophos Central, Cloud Optix, Sophos Wireless, Phish Threat and others.

Contact Information

Website
Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Private Equity-Backed
Primary Industry
Systems and Information Management
Other Industries
Network Management Software
Primary Office
  • The Pentagon
  • Abingdon Science Park
  • Abingdon OX14 3YP
  • England, United Kingdom
+44 01235 000000
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Sophos Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
EBITDA
Post-Val Status Debt

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Sophos Comparisons

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Last Financing Details
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Sophos Competitors (134)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Zscaler Formerly PE-Backed San Jose, CA 0000 00000 000000 - 000 00000
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0000000000 Formerly VC-backed Sunnyvale, CA 0000 00000 000000000. 0 00000
000000 00000000000 Formerly VC-backed Cambridge, MA 0000 00000 000000000000 00000
000000 0000000 Corporate Backed or Acquired Fort Lauderdale, FL 0000 000.00 000000000000 000.00
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Sophos Executive Team (28)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Kristof Hagerman Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Jeffrey Boldt Chief Financial Officer
Joe Levy Chief Technology Officer
Tony Young Chief Information Officer
Matt Fairbanks Chief Marketing Officer
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Sophos Board Members (12)

Name Representing Role Since
0000000 00000000 Sophos Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
00000 000000 Self Chairman & Board Member 000 0000
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Sophos Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %ile
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Sophos Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Sophos Investments & Acquisitions (15)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
0000 00000000 03-Jun-2019 000000000000000000 IT Consulting and Outsourcing
000000000 29-Jan-2019 000000000000000000 00.00 Network Management Software
0000 000000 08-Jan-2019 000000000000000000 000.00 Systems and Information Management 000 00000000
00000000 22-Mar-2017 000000000000000000 00000 Network Management Software
Barricade Security Systems 02-Nov-2016 Merger/Acquisition 00.00 Network Management Software 0000 00000000
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Sophos Subsidiaries (3)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
DarkBytes Network Management Software CA 2016
000000000 00000000 Software Development Applications Woburn, MA 0000
00000000 000000000 Other Communications and Networking Ahmedabad, India 0000
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Sophos Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
0000000 31-Oct-2008 0000000000 00000 Completed
  • 2 buyers
ActiveState 01-Jul-2003 Buyout/LBO 0000 Completed
  • 3 buyers
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