Newsroom Feb 15, 2022

Neustar Security Services Names Kevin Collins Chief Financial Officer

Sterling, Virginia – February 15, 2022 Neustar Security Services , a leading provider of cloud-oriented security services that enable global business to thrive online, welcomes Kevin Collins as Chief Financial Officer. He assumes the new post effective February 15. With over 25 years of senior executive experience, including deep expertise as a CFO of private equity backed companies with multiple successful exits, Collins is poised to hit the ground running as Neustar Security Services scales its business and reinforces its strong market position.

Collins joins Neustar Security Services following eight years as CFO of 20-20 Technologies, where he was responsible for the company’s global financial, treasury and legal operations. Previously, he served as CFO of AgaMatrix, HCPro, I-Many, and Commercialware. He joins a Neustar Security Services executive team that has been strengthened by the recent appointment of Colin Doherty as CEO.

“Neustar Security Services recently embarked on a new, independent phase of development, and Kevin will be instrumental in driving our growth while retaining the exceptional value of our platforms for current and future Global 5000 enterprise customers,” said Doherty. “I am thrilled to welcome Kevin to the team and am looking forward to leveraging his broad financial expertise to drive strategic growth and innovation.”

“Kevin has an enviable track record of forging strong, collaborative relationships to achieve strategic goals and enhance operating efficiencies, and we have been fortunate to witness his experience and capabilities first-hand during his tenure with 20-20 Technologies, another Golden Gate Capital portfolio company,” said Stewart Bloom, non-executive chairman at Neustar Security Services and an operating executive at Golden Gate Capital. “We have full confidence in Kevin’s ability to position Neustar Security Services to continue to deliver industry-leading security solutions.”

“Neustar Security Services is on a phenomenal growth trajectory. Given its strong foundation in place coupled with solid backing from its investors, the company’s opportunities in the security space are unlimited,” added Collins. “I’m excited to once again team up with GGC to help drive both efficiency and opportunity as Neustar Security Services expands its global reach and impact.”

In December 2021, Neustar Security Services completed its separation from Neustar Inc. and began operating as a standalone company following the completed sale of Neustar Inc.’s Marketing, Risk and Communications businesses to TransUnion. Neustar Security Services is backed by Golden Gate Capital and GIC.

About Neustar Security Services
The world’s top brands depend on Neustar Security Services to safeguard their digital infrastructure and online presence. Neustar Security Services offers a suite of cloud-delivered services that are secure, reliable, and available to enable global businesses to thrive online. The company’s Ultra Secure suite of solutions protects organizations’ networks and applications against risks and downtime, ensuring that businesses and their customers enjoy exceptional interactions all day, every day. Delivering the industry’s best performance and service , Neustar Security Services’ mission-critical security portfolio provides best-in-class DNS, application and network security including DDoS, WAF and Bot management, and threat feed services to its Global 5000 customers and beyond. For more information, visit https://neustarsecurityservices.com .

About Golden Gate Capital

Golden Gate Capital is a San Francisco-based private equity investment firm with over $19 billion in cumulative committed capital. The principals of Golden Gate Capital have a long and successful history of investing across a wide range of industries and transaction types, including going-privates, corporate divestitures, and recapitalizations, as well as debt and public equity investments. Notable software and technology-enabled services investments sponsored by Golden Gate Capital include Infor, BMC Software, LiveVox, Vector Solutions, Ex Libris, 20-20 Technologies and Ensemble Health Partners. For more information, visit www.goldengatecap.com.

About GIC

GIC is a leading global investment firm established in 1981 to secure Singapore’s financial future. As the manager of Singapore’s foreign reserves, GIC takes a long-term, disciplined approach to investing and are uniquely positioned across a wide range of asset classes and active strategies globally. These include equities, fixed income, real estate, private equity, venture capital and infrastructure. Our long-term approach, multi-asset capabilities and global connectivity enable us to be an investor of choice. We seek to add meaningful value to our investments. Headquartered in Singapore, we have a global talent force of over 1,800 people in 10 key financial cities and have investments in over 40 countries.

CONTACTS

Neustar Security Services
Finn Partners for Neustar Security Services
Pete Johnson
+1 503-546-7880
pete.johnson@finnpartners.com

Golden Gate Capital
Hayley Cook / Elizabeth Lake
GoldenGate-SVC@sardverb.com

 
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