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Headwaters MB Advised Kerio Technologies on its Sale to GFI Software

January 2017

Headwaters MB advised Kerio Technologies (“Kerio”) on the sale of its Kerio Connect, Kerio Control, Kerio Operator and Kerio Cloud products to GFI Software. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Founded in 1997, Kerio Technologies are headquartered in San Jose, California. Their Kerio Connect, Kerio Control, Kerio Operator and Kerio Cloud products offer unified communications and security solutions for small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs). Sold via an extensive partner network Kerio Technologies products are available worldwide and have been successfully deployed in over 100 countries.

Mirek Kren, CEO at Kerio Technologies added “For nearly 20 years, Kerio has focused on developing great solutions for small and mid-sized businesses. As part of GFI, our customers will enjoy the benefits of increased scale and resources.”

“Kerio is a great strategic fit with GFI’s focus on providing simple yet powerful communications and security solutions to the mid-market”, said Scott Brighton, CEO of GFI Software. "We are excited to expand the range of solutions available to GFI and Kerio partners and have them benefit from our increased scale. We expect this acquisition to be the first of many."

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