Sophos Overview

  • Founded
  • 1985

Founded
  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 3,600

Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Debt

  • Financing Rounds
  • 15

  • Investments
  • 19

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
www.sophos.com
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

Sophos Timeline

2019202020212022
Financing RoundCaptured Employee CountEstimated Employee Growth

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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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Sophos Competitors (67)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Proofpoint Private Equity-Backed Sunnyvale, CA 0000 00.000 000000000 00.000
0000000 Formerly PE-Backed San Jose, CA 0000 00000 000000 - 000 00000
0000000 Formerly VC-backed Tel Aviv, Israel 0000 0000 000000000000
000000 00000000 Formerly VC-backed Santa Clara, CA 0000 00000 000000000 00000
000000 00000000000 Formerly VC-backed Cambridge, MA 0000 00000 000000&0
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Sophos Patents

Sophos Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20220164449-A1 Classifer generator Pending 20-Nov-2020 000000000
US-20220156372-A1 Cybersecurity system evaluation and configuration Pending 13-Nov-2020 0000000000
GB-202114421-D0 Dynamic sandbox scarecrow for malware management Pending 09-Oct-2020 00000000000
US-20220114257-A1 Dynamic sandbox scarecrow for malware management Pending 09-Oct-2020 00000000000
GB-2601231-A Dynamic sandbox scarecrow for malware management Pending 09-Oct-2020 G06F9/45558
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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 and Product Officer
Tony Young Chief Information Officer
Matt Fairbanks Chief Marketing Officer
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Sophos Board Members (11)

Name Representing Role Since
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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 %
-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 (19)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
000.00 00000 22-Apr-2022 0000000000 Network Management Software 000 0000
0000000 03-Aug-2021 0000000000 Business/Productivity Software 000 0000
0000000000 22-Jul-2021 0000000000 Network Management Software 000 0000
00000000 07-Jul-2021 0000000000 Network Management Software 000 00000
Rook Security 03-Jun-2019 Merger/Acquisition IT Consulting and Outsourcing
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Sophos Subsidiaries (4)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
SOC.OS Cyber Security Network Management Software Milton Keynes, United Kingdom 2019
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0000000000 Network Management Software Salt Lake City, UT 0000
000000000 00000000 Software Development Applications Woburn, MA 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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