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Norman Shark AS acquired by Blue Coat Systems Inc.

Norman Shark AS, a leader in malware analysis solutions, has been acquired by Blue Coat Systems Inc., the market leader in business assurance technology.

During FSN Capital’s holding period, Norman Shark has invested in R&D and expanded US sales operations.

Looking for unique cyber security products to complement its existing offering, Blue Coat chose Norman Shark for its unique IP and strong R&D team. The new ownership constellation will give Norman Shark’s customers a more comprehensive offering and global customer reach.

“Joining a global leader in security is an exciting step for Norman Shark. Blue Coat’s global scale and recognized technology expertise makes the joining of our companies exciting for our customers and employees” said Stein Surlien, CEO of Norman Shark.

“Integration of the Norman Shark technology with the Blue Coat Content Analysis System and Security Analytics Platform delivers a solution that protects against zero-day threats before, during and after an attack by detecting, analyzing, blocking, resolving and fortifying the network against unknown and latent threats, ” said Greg Clark, CEO of Blue Coat Systems

FSN Capital was advised by Iona Capital Advisors, Haavind, Vinge and PwC.

For more information please contact:

Morten Welo
COO & Investor Relations
+47 92 44 85 55