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Stay Secure

sold to

j2 Global

December 2014


About the Client

Stay Secure is one of the Nordic region’s largest dedicated suppliers of email and web security services in the cloud, with offices in Stockholm, Oslo and Copenhagen. The company, headquartered in Stockholm, was founded in 2008 by Stefan Thelberg and Jens Larsson and has since been growing at an impressive pace. Today, Stay Secure has more than 6.000 customers and nearly 1 million users. For more information, please visit


About the Deal

GP Bullhound acted as the exclusive financial advisor to NCSG Holding AB (”Stay Secure”) on its sale to j2 Global, Inc. (NASDAQGS:JCOM) (“j2 Global“)



Stefan Thelberg, Co-founder and CEO of Stay Secure, commented: “We really enjoyed working with GP Bullhound throughout this process. Their hard work and thorough support helped us, the sellers, to achieve a beneficial outcome and we are now happy to be part of the j2 Global group.”


“It has been a pleasure to advise the forward-thinking founders of Stay Secure. We were furthermore impressed by the professional and sympathetic approach by j2 Global and believe they will provide a great home for our client. This transaction underscores the quality of SaaS software companies being built in Europe today.” said Per Roman, Managing Partner at GP Bullhound.