We are pleased to provide you with Momentum’s Cybersecurity Snapshot for May 2022. Strategic activity in May included 93 transactions completed totaling $71.7B in disclosed deal value across M&A (22 transactions, $69.8B) and financing (71 transactions, $1.9B).

Each month we provide you with an update on the dynamic Cybersecurity landscape. We highlight M&A activity, Venture Capital, Initial Public Offerings, public market valuations, sector trends and unique industry perspectives.

Highlights include:

  • 22 M&A deals were announced with disclosed values of $69.8B (median disclosed value of $88M)
  • The mega acquisition of VMware by Broadcom for $69B led M&A activity in May
  • The most active sectors for M&A this month were: MSSP (6), Identity & Access Management (5), and Risk & Compliance (4)
  • 71 financing transactions completed with total capital raised of $1.9B (median amount raised of $11.0M)
  • Nym’s $300M Growth Round, Abnormal Security’s $210M Series C, and Semperis’ $200M Series C highlighted financing activity for May
  • The most active sectors for financings this month included: Risk & Compliance (10), Data Security (9), and Network & Infrastructure Security (9)

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