Northrop Grumman agrees to acquire Australian cybersecurity company M5 network security
Friday, Jun 08, 2012
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately held
The acquisition is subject to Australian government review. Terms of the transaction, which is expected to close later this year, were not disclosed. The acquisition is not material to
"This acquisition enhances our ability to provide innovative, agile and proven cybersecurity and communication solutions to Australian customers," said
"M5 Network Security remains committed to maintaining the highest level of performance and service for our customers. We expect that as part of
Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide. Please visit www.northropgrumman.com for more information.
This release contains statements, other than statements of historical fact, which constitute "forward-looking" information within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Words such as "anticipate," "expect," "intend," "plan," "believe," "estimate," "guidance," and similar expressions generally identify these forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date when made, and the Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements after the date of this announcement. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and inherently involve a wide range of risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict. A discussion of these risks and uncertainties is contained in the Company's filings with the