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Carbonite and Webroot announced on February 7, 2019 that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Carbonite will acquire Webroot for approximately $618.5 million in cash to accelerate Carbonite’s strategy to become the leading data protection company.

The combined business will address a top vulnerability of businesses – the endpoint – with a comprehensive approach to protection through cloud-based cybersecurity, paired with cloud-based backup and recovery. The combination is expected to create a next-generation business platform powered by machine learning to serve growing customer needs.

Carbonite will fund the transaction with existing cash on hand and funds secured under a new credit facility. The transaction is expected to be immediately accretive on an earnings and cash flow basis, following the close of the transaction.

Press Releases

03/26/2019 Carbonite Closes Acquisition of Webroot
02/07/2019 Carbonite to Acquire Webroot, Creating a Leader in Endpoint Data Protection and Security

Investor Presentation

02/07/2019 Investor Presentation

SEC Filings

02/07/2019 Carbonite Inc. 8-K