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FireEye Announces $400M Blackstone-Led Strategic Investment, Buys Respond Software in $186M Cash-and-Stock Deal

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FireEye (Nasdaq: FEYE) announced that it will receive a strategic investment worth $400M from investment firm Blackstone and venture capital firm ClearSky. FireEye will use the proceeds from the Blackstone Tactical Opportunities-led investment to build up its managed services, platform and cloud portfolio and fund strategic growth initiatives, including its acquisition of cybersecurity company Respond Software

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FireEye Buys Verodin in $250M Cash-and-Stock Deal; Kevin Mandia Quoted

FireEye (Nasdaq: FEYE) has acquired McLean, Va.-based cybersecurity instrumentation technology provider Verodin through a cash-and-stock transaction worth approximately $250M. “Verodin gives us the ability to automate security effectiveness testing using the sophisticated attacks we spend hundreds of thousands of hours responding to, and provides a systematic, quantifiable and continuous approach …

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FireEye Revamps Leadership Team; David DeWalt Comments

FireEye (Nasdaq: FEYE) has appointed Chairman and CEO David DeWalt as executive chairman of the board and President Kevin Mandia as the new CEO in a move to revamp the company’s leadership team. The company said Thursday that Travis Reese, president of the Mandiant subsidiary, has been named president of FireEye, …

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David DeWalt: FireEye Looks to Increase Speed of Innovation, Solution Delivery with $1B Purchase of Computer Forensics Firm Mandiant

FireEye Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE) has purchased computer forensics provider Mandiant Corp. for $1.05 billion in cash and stock, Reuters reported Thursday. Jim Finkle writes the acquisition will serve to combine both companies’ cybersecurity technologies and founder Kevin Mandiant and Mandiant’s forensics personnel  will join FireEye. “Organizations today are faced with …

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