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2013-08-07 08:33:28

Former RSA channel executive will drive Websense global channel sales and strengthen the company's value-add operation SAN DIEGO, Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Websense, Inc., a global leader in protecting organizations from the latest cyber attacks and data theft, today announced the appointment of Shawn Pearson as vice president of worldwide channel sales to drive channel leadership and commitment to the partner community. Pearson brings more than 17 years of high technology and...

2013-06-25 20:22:35

SAN DIEGO, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vista Equity Partners today completed the acquisition of Websense, Inc. announced on May 20,( )2013. "We are excited to have closed this transaction and look forward to taking Websense to the next level," said Robert F. Smith, CEO and founder of Vista Equity Partners. "Websense provides a great opportunity to combine our proven operating philosophies with the market-leading TRITON product suite." Websense expects the Websense(®)...

2013-06-25 08:37:04

SAN DIEGO, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vista Equity Partners announced today the successful completion of the tender offer by Tomahawk Merger Sub, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Tomahawk Acquisition, LLC and an affiliate of Vista Equity Partners, for all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Websense, Inc. ("Websense") at a purchase price of $24.75 per share. The tender offer expired at 9 a.m., New York City time, on June 25, 2013. As of the expiration of the tender...

2013-06-17 16:29:32

SAN DIEGO and AUSTIN, Texas, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vista Equity Partners today announced that its affiliates, Tomahawk Acquisition, LLC ("Parent") and Tomahawk Merger Sub, Inc. ("Purchaser"), waived the "Financing Proceeds Condition" described in the Offer to Purchase in connection with the previously announced tender offer to acquire all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN) (the "Company") for $24.75 per share in cash, net to the seller in cash,...

2013-06-11 08:38:38

Websense continues leadership position for four consecutive years after independent security analysis SAN DIEGO, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN), a global leader in protecting organizations from the latest cyber attacks and data theft, today announced Gartner Inc. has positioned Websense as a leader in its "Magic Quadrant for Secure Web Gateways"((i)) for the fourth consecutive year. "Websense is more than just my choice for proven web security," said...

2013-05-29 08:37:24

Jason Clark honored for thought leadership and success in the information security industry SAN DIEGO, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN), a global leader in protecting organizations from the latest cyber attacks and data theft, today announced its chief security and strategy officer, Jason Clark, has been named a 2012 Top Security Executive by ExecRank. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110414/MM83810LOGO) With more than 10,000 security...

2013-05-28 08:32:35

-- Previously-Announced Offer Price of $24.75 Per Share in Cash -- SAN DIEGO, May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN) (the "Company" or "Websense") and Vista Equity Partners today announced that Tomahawk Merger Sub, Inc. has commenced the previously-announced tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of common stock of the Company at a price of $24.75 per share, net to the seller in cash without interest. Tomahawk Merger Sub, Inc. and its parent company,...

2013-05-22 20:22:45

BALA CYNWYD, Pa., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Law office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC announces that it is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Websense, Inc. ("Websense" or the "Company") (Nasdaq- WBSN) relating to the proposed acquisition by Vista Equity Partners. Click here to learn more about the investigation http://brodsky-smith.com/591-wbsn-websense-inc.html, or call 877-534-2590. There is no cost or obligation to you. Under the terms of the transaction,...

2013-05-20 20:22:43

SAN DIEGO, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Shareholder rights attorneys at Robbins Arroyo LLP are investigating the acquisition of Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN) by the private equity firm Vista Equity Partners. On May 20, 2013, Websense announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement under which Vista Equity Partners will acquire Websense for $24.75 per share of common stock in cash. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130103/MM36754LOGO) The Board of Directors' Actions May...

2013-05-20 16:28:53

NEW YORK, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pomerantz Grossman Hufford Dahlstrom & Gross LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Websense, Inc. ("Websense" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: WBSN) (ISIN: US9476841062) (CUSIP: 947684106) concerning the proposed acquisition of Websense by Vista Equity Partners LLC in a transaction valued at approximately $900 million in cash. The investigation concerns whether the Websense directors are breaching their fiduciary duties by failing to...