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Roy Zisapel Photo: Nicola Zeff Siris Capital in talks to buy Radware for $1.7b - report

The US private equity firm is negotiating to acquire the veteran Tel Aviv-based cybersecurity company, CNBC reports.

Ido Erlichman Photo: OH! PR Kape buys VPN provider ExpressVPN for $936m

The Israeli cybersecurity company says the acquisition will help it define the next generation of privacy and security protection tools and services.

JFrog Photo: Nasdaq PR JFrog buys Israeli remote device management co Upswift

Upswift has developed a management platform for remote updates of IoT devices by developers is led by two 27 year-olds.

VisibleRisk employees Photo: Doron Letzter BitSight buys Israeli cyber risk assessment co VisibleRisk

VisibleRisk was founded in 2019 as a collaboration between Israel venture group Team8 and Moody's, who have invested $30 million in the company to date.

Gilad Glick  credit: Dan Miller Israeli sleep diagnostics co Itamar Medical sold for $538m

The buyer, ZOLL Medical, is paying a 50% premium over Itamar Medical's share price before the announcement.

Emil Vainshel, Yohanan Danino,and  Nitzan Zeir-Harim, Wesure  credit: Rami Zarnegar Barak family to become partner in WeSure, Ayalon for NIS 270m

The family's Caesarea Medical Eelctronics is buying part of Wesure Global Tech's stake in Ayalon Holdings, and will invest in Wesure itself.

Itai Panzer 888 buys William Hill bookmakers for $3b

888 said that the acquisition would create a global gambling giant would allow £100 million savings in annual expenses.

Agent Vi team Photo: Shmuel Cohen Irisity buys Israeli video analytics co Agent Vi

The Swedish video analytics company will pay $67.5 million in cash and shares for its Israeli rival.

Shmaya Reichman  credit: PR, Widely Mobile Gov't opposes sale of Xfone to Widely Mobile

Shmaya Reichman's Widely Mobile plans to run Xfone as a mobile virtual network operator on the Pelephone network.

Boston Scientific completes Lumenis surgical $1b acquisition

Lumenis will remain with 1,000 employees in its laser and RF activities and CEO Tzipi Ozer-Armon said it is expanding these activities and already hiring.

Uri Geiger Keystone Dental raises $25m, buys Osteon Medical

The US dental implants company has 100 employees at its R&D center in Israel.

Playtika Nasdaq IPO Playtika buys Finnish co Reworks for up to $600m

The Israeli mobile gaming company is acquiring Reworks for its hit design entertainment app Redecor.

Moti Ben-Moshe  photo: Anya Bosman Moti Ben-Moshe plans bid for Xfone

Ben-Moshe's consortium is in talks with Cellcom on a coordinated offer to be submitted today.

OwnBackup Photo: Buxa OwnBackup buys US software co RevCult

The acquisition is OwnBackup’s latest step toward growing its data protection platform.

Avanan Photo: Avanan Check Point buys Israeli email security co Avanan for $280m

Avanan has developed AI-based technology to block in the cloud emails containing malicious links.

Ofer Elyakim  photo: Tamar Matsafi Synaptics acquires Israeli chipmaker DSP Group for $540m

The US software company will pay an 18% premium on the share price of the Internet of Audio Things chipmaker.

Nir Altschuler Bioventus to exercise option to buy CartiHeal for $500m

The Israeli company has developed cartilage implants made from coral.

Kibbutz Ha'ogen  credit: Amos Meron, Wikipedia German co Kap buying Haogenplast of Kibbutz Ha'ogen

Kibbutz Ha'ogen owns 60% of PVC products company Haogenplast; the rest is owned by the Lahav investment fund.

Bayside office building in Herzliya  credit: Eyal Izhar Bayside control battle intensifies

To thwart a takeover by Aaron Frenkel, Discount Investment seeks to appoint more directors and is mulling a purchase offer for shares.

Israeli startups develop appetite for acquisitions

More and more of the capital raised by Israel's startups is being invested in M&As. But can Israel's young entrepreneurs succeed where so many tech giants fail?

Zerto founders Ziv and Oded Kedem  credit: Eyal Izhar It's not all unicorns: The roots of Zerto's disappointing exit

How did a tech company that began so well and attracted the best investors end up being sold for less than its last valuation?

Nitzan Zeir-Harim and Emil Vainshel  credit: Eyal Izhar WeSure moves up an insurance league

Buying Ayalon, which has twenty times its assets under management, could open the door wide for WeSure's planned expansion overseas.

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