Imperva +15% after hours on reported IBM, Cisco interest [updated]

|By:, SA News Editor

Imperva (NYSE:IMPVdisclosed previously it had retained Qatalyst Partners to review strategic alternatives subsequent reports the company was considering a potential sale.

Talk now circulating has IBM, Cisco and possibly others looking to make a move.

Update (9/23 4:07PM ET): Bloomberg reported the above-mentioned names as having expressed interest in addition to Forcepoint (NYSE:RTN) and Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ:AKAM). Though no deals materialized today, Imperva shares are nonetheless holding a 20%+ upswing on the report into the weekend.

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