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Francisco Partners Acquires Comodo’s SSL/TLS Certificate Authority Business

Private equity firm Francisco Partners announced on Oct. 31 that it has acquired the SSL/TLS Certificate Authority (CA) business from security firm Comodo Group. Financial terms of the deal are not being publicly disclosed.

“This is a carve-out of the Comodo SSL business, which is now going to be a separate legal and operational entity,” Bill Holtz, CEO of Comodo CA told eWEEK.