Updata Partners leads significant capital investment in Netwrix Corporation to support the company's strong leadership
Irvine, CA, February 7, 2017
Netwrix Corporation, the first vendor to introduce a visibility and governance platform for hybrid cloud security, today announced that it has secured Series A financing from Washington, DC-based Updata Partners, a leading technology growth equity firm. Netwrix will leverage this investment to continue its rapid market momentum and revenue growth, to support product development and to further penetrate its core markets. Houlihan Lokey acted as exclusive financial advisor to Netwrix Corporation.
Updata Partners will work closely with the Netwrix team to enhance efforts in delivering superior products and service to Netwrix customers by scaling core business operations, expanding into new markets, and further developing Netwrix Auditor – the leading visibility and governance platform for hybrid cloud IT environments.
"Establishing a partnership with Updata marks a completely new milestone in Netwrix’s history," said Michael Fimin, CEO and co-founder of Netwrix. "In the world where sophisticated cyber-attacks grow exponentially, we have been doing our best to help IT pros gain visibility into their IT infrastructures and to mitigate the risk of data breaches. I am confident that the support from Updata will help Netwrix accelerate expansion and strengthen our positions as a leader in the security and compliance field."
"Updata partners focus on high-potential businesses with a proven track record of success, and we are happy to invest in a company that empowers organizations – regardless of size or industry – to tackle security threats," said Jon Seeber, General Partner at Updata Partners. "The Netwrix team has done a tremendous job addressing some of the most burning issues facing IT pros worldwide, and Updata is looking forward to adding additional firepower to help Netwrix boost its performance and to maintain its impressive growth trajectory."
Updata Partners is a leading technology-focused growth equity firm with over $700 million of capital under management. Updata invests in high-growth software, internet and technology-enabled services companies where the combination of the firm’s financial backing and the operating expertise of its partners will accelerate growth. For more information, visit updata.com.
Houlihan Lokey (NYSE: HLI) is a global investment bank with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial restructuring, valuation, and strategic consulting. The firm serves corporations, institutions, and governments worldwide with offices in the United States, Europe, and the Asia Pacific region. Independent advice and intellectual rigor are hallmarks of commitment to client success across advisory services. Houlihan Lokey is ranked as the No. 1 M&A advisor for all U.S. transactions, the No. 1 global restructuring advisor, and the No. 1 global M&A fairness opinion advisor over the past 15 years, according to Thomson Reuters. For more information, visit www.hl.com
Netwrix Corporation was the first vendor to introduce a visibility and governance platform for hybrid cloud security. More than 160,000 IT departments worldwide rely on Netwrix to detect insider threats on premises and in the cloud, pass compliance audits with less effort and expense, and increase productivity of IT security and operations teams. Founded in 2006, Netwrix has earned more than 100 industry awards and been named to both the Inc. 5000 and Deloitte Technology Fast 500 lists of the fastest growing companies in the U.S. For more information, visit www.netwrix.com
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