SafeNet's acquisition of Rainbow Technologies has been successfully closed.

SafeNet Inc. has completed its acquisition of Rainbow Technologies Inc, which was announced in October last year and valued at over $450m. Shareholders voted in favour of the deal, issuing 11.1m shares of SafeNet (around 43% of the combined company) to Rainbow's shareholders.

SafeNet, a specialist in network security including VPNs and network encryption, has gained Rainbow's token, remote access and encryption technology as well as government contracts and penetration into the consumer market.