UPDATE 2-Raytheon to acquire Websense for $1.9 billion -sources

April 18, 2015 1:40 AM

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April 17 (Reuters) - U.S. arms maker Raytheon Co has agreed to buy Websense Inc from private equity firm Vista Equity Partners LLC, in a deal that values the network security company at $1.9 billion, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter.

Raytheon will combine Websense with its own cybersecurity operations and have an 80 percent stake in the combined entity, with Vista owning the rest, the people said on Friday.

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