KBS Corporate Completed the Sale of Mitigate Cyber
Mitigate Cyber is a trusted and highly reliable provider of cyber security services, offering testing, training, and certification services across the growing UK market through its innovative hub. The company was originally formed in 2012 and focused on research and product development until 2017, allowing the business to cement itself within the UK cyber security market. Mitigate Cyber was acquired by the current shareholders in 2018 and has seen considerable growth over the years.
The shareholders of Mitigate Cyber approached KBS Corporate with the sale of their business. The successful offer came from Citation which is currently highly acquisitive, having already completed QMS International, uCheck, and four other acquisitions since September 2020. The Citation Group benefits from a global presence with offices in the UK and Australia. Mic
Michelle Ciavatta, Managing Director at Mitigate Cyber commented: “We are so excited and pleased to be joining The Citation Group family – not only is this an amazing opportunity for the business to develop, but The Citation Group offer an extensive range of services that will be of great benefit to our clients. It is important to us that we offer excellent security services to our clients, and through this acquisition, we are confident that we will continue to do so as we grow and innovative our solutions.”
Chris Morris, Group CEO at The Citation Group, said: “Our vision is to create a one-stop SME ecosystem that provides the tools to keep businesses safe, sustainable and successful, and Mitigate Cyber adds perfectly to that.
“Managing and protecting data is vital for every business, whatever size or specialty, and effective cyber security is an absolute must-have for any forward-thinking business.”
Guy Haynes, Corporate Director, and Matthew Sibley, Corporate Deal Executive, advised Mitigate Cyber throughout the process.