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Israel’s Check Point’s chairman Marius Nacht has quietly sold Off 5% stake of the company, Report

Marius Nacht’s remaining 6.8% stake in Check Point is worth about $1.2 billion.


According to Haaretz, Marius Nacht, the chairman of Check Point Software Technologies and one of the company’s three founders, has quietly sold off more than 40% of his stake in the company. A 5.2% stake, or about 10 million shares at an average price of $81 per share.

The newspaper is citing documents filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Cyber security technology Check Point, was established in 1993, by CEO Gil Shwed, Chairman Marius Nacht and Shlomo Kramer, who left Check Point in 2003.


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By 1996 the company was named worldwide firewall market leader with a market share of 40 percent. In June 1996 the company has raised $67 million from its IPO on NASDAQ. As for 2015 Check Point’s Revenue $1.6 billion with 4,000 employees.

The SEC filing shows that Marius Nacht sold the shares over the course of 2016, when the price of a Check Point share on Nasdaq rose to $85. His remaining 6.8% stake in Check Point is worth about $1.2 billion.

Gil Shwed and Shlomo Kramer retain more than a 24% stake in the company, making them the single biggest shareholders.

In January, Angels Investments, a company fully owned by Marius Nacht has invested in BiondVax Pharmaceuticals Ltd. approx $2.83 million, in exchange for 33.8 million ordinary shares.




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