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M&A wrap: Coronavirus, Hellman & Friedman, Huntsman, Thoma Bravo, Advent, TA, Alvarez & Marsal, Riverside, Merrill, Paul Hastings

The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged more than 2,500 points on Monday morning after the federal government unveiled an emergency stimulus package on Sunday night, as fears spread about the impact on the global economy of the coronavirus, also known as Covid-19. Read our full coverage: Viral impact: How COVID-19 is …

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Insight Partners sells security firm Checkmarx to Hellman & Friedman for $1.15B

Checkmarx, an Israeli security company acquired in 2015 by private equity firm Insight Partners with an $84 million investment, was sold today to Hellman & Friedman, another private equity firm at a valuation of $1.15B. Nice little profit there, and the company will continue to hold a minority investment in the firm.
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