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Saturday, December 9, 2017

=ForeScout Technologies (FSCT) started trading on the Nasdaq on 27 October 2017

Software company; 17-year-old cybersecurity company

  • CEO: Michael DeCesare
  • Headquarters: Cupertino, CA
  • The company was founded in Israel in 2000 by chairman Hezy Yeshurun, together with Doron Shikmoni, CTO Oded Comay, chief architect Dror Comay, and Noga Alon. ForeScout moved its headquarters to California but maintains its development center in Tel Aviv.
  • 5.28 million shares at $22/sh raised $116 million; company valued of $816 million.
  • ForeScout's shareholders include UK firm Amadeus Capital with a 19.6% stake, US fund Accel (15.2%), Meritech (13.4%), and Wellington Management (7.7%). 


ForeScout Technologies, Inc. is a United States-based provider of automated security control solutions. The Company transforms security through visibility. It offers enterprises and government organizations the ability to see devices, including non-traditional devices, the instant they connect to the network. It allows the user to control these devices and orchestrate information sharing and operation among disparate security tools to accelerate incident response. Its products include CounterACT Platform, CounterACT Models, Extended Integration Modules, Open Integration Module and Other Products. Its solutions integrate with network, security, mobility and information technology (IT) management products to automate workflows. The Company's solutions include Network Access Control; Endpoint Compliance; Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) & Mobile Security for Enterprise; Vulnerability Management, Policy and Solutions, and Advanced Network Threat Prevention and Cyber Defense Solutions.

Key stats and ratios

Q2 (Jun '17)2016
Net profit margin-49.94%-44.82%
Operating margin-48.80%-42.82%
EBITD margin--39.88%
Return on average assets-63.89%-44.21%
Return on average equity--

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