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Company Overview of NSO Group

Company Overview

NSO Group develops mobile device surveillance software. The software called Pegasus developed by the company can be used to record conversations and gain access to photos, text messages and websites viewed from a smartphone. NSO Group was founded in 2010 and is based in Herzliya, Israel.

85 Medinat Hayehudim St.

Herzliya,  46803

Israel

Founded in 2010

Key Executives for NSO Group

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NSO Group Key Developments

Blackstone And ClearSky Reportedly In Talks To Buy 40% of NSO Group

The Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX) is in advanced talks to acquire 40% of NSO Group for $400 million, Israel's Calcalist business newspaper reported. Another investor, ClearSky, is expected to joinBlackstone in the deal as a secondary buyer for 10% stake, Calcalist said. An NSO spokesman said he could not confirm the report. Blackstone was not immediately available to comment. ClearSky did not immediately respond to a Reuters' request to comment.

Francisco Partners To Reportedly Sell NSO Group

NSO Group is exploring a sale that could value it at close to $1 billion, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter. NSO's owner, Francisco Partners Management LLC, has held talks with investment banks in recent days to appoint a financial advisor that will run a sale process for the company. NSO has annual EBITDA of around $75 million. NSO did not respond to a request for comment, while Francisco Partners declined to comment.

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