Check Point To Acquire NFR

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: CHKP) has agreed to acquire NFR Security, a Rockville, Md.-based provider of real-time network threat prevention solutions. The deal is valued at approximately $22 million, including acquisition expenses. NFR has raised around $43 million in VC funding since 2000, from firms like Lazard Technology Partners, Allen & Co., < ?xml:namespace prefix = st1 />Blue ridge Capital, Edison Venture Fund and Intel Capital.