The leading private equity company Symphony Technology Group (STG), led a consortium to acquire Enterprise business of McAfee Corp. for approximately USD 4 billion. McAfees Enterprise business has become a recognized leader for device-to-cloud cybersecurity solutions.
- Symphony Technology Group (STG) is the private equity partner to market leading companies in data, software, and analytics.
- McAfee will retain its name and will continue its singular focus on delivering leading solutions to protect consumers and being a leader in personal security for consumers.
The prominent deals and partnership by McAfee are featured below:
Feb 2021: McAfee announced a new partnership with LG to pre-install a 30-day free trial of McAfee security on LG PCs in Korea and worldwide. Customers who purchase a new LG PC will have the peace-of-mind knowing that they are protected right away and have the option to upgrade to a full license at an attractive introductory price.
Feb 2021: McAfee and Ingram Micro Inc., a global leader in technology and supply chain services, had announced an expanded worldwide relationship that builds on the transformation of the McAfee channel program. The new agreement will provide access to McAfee products and solutions across Ingram Micros global distribution network, including its regional Cloud Marketplaces and Centers of Excellence.
Jan 2021: McAfee announced a five-year extended global agreement to be the provider of consumer security on ASUS PCs. ASUS customers who purchase a new PC will receive a comprehensive security service pre-installed on their new PC, an optimized user experience, and will receive security tips and recommendations about how to stay protected from the latest threats.
Nov 2020: McAfee Corp. announced a partnership with Amazon Business to provide an exclusive security software and IT services bundle for Business Prime members, specifically to support owners of small to medium size operations (SMBs). The bundle will include comprehensive solutions that protect sensitive data via email, offer web and firewall protection, offer mobile VPN, and safeguards all devices from malware and the latest online threats.
McAfee Corp. headquartered at San Jose, California, United States, is a global leader in cybersecurity. The company is a device-to-cloud cybersecurity company. It secures home PCs, tablets, phones, and connected devices with easy-to-use, effective solutions. The company products shield consumers from identity theft, phishing scams, spyware, malicious websites, and other threats that endanger the online experience. The company has more than 50,250 enterprise customers and presence in 182 countries of the world. The company employs approximately 6,900 people worldwide.