A global leader in consumer cybersecurity

Our proven strategy, including our freemium business model and diversified product portfolio with exposure to highly profitable segments, provides multiple avenues for long-term growth.

  • Huge market opportunity in front of us
  • Avast is strongly positioned in this market, and has multiple avenues to drive long term growth:

    • Consumer direct: increasing the number of customers and revenue per customer
    • Consumer indirect: increasing our indirect monetization
    • SMB: expanding into network security
    • Continuing to innovate to stay ahead of malware and competitors
    • Targeted M&A
  • Exciting new and fast growing segments such as Smart Home and IoT
  • High level of brand awareness
  • Highly recognized not only by consumers, but also by the online security community
  • Massive global user footprint and large scale presence across geographies
  • Clear market leadership and strong brand awareness
  • Differentiated business model underpinned by a highly effective and affordable direct sales approach

Massive user base

435M+

PC customers

12M+

Avast is on 

35% of the world’s PCs outside China
  • Our best marketing tool is the quality of our products. Our next-gen antivirus uses AI and employs machine learning algorithms to improve our detection performance
  • Dedicated and experienced research and engineering team

    • 750+ engineers, c. 48%+ of total full time employees
    • 60+ data scientists and threat researchers, including the Avast machine learning team

  • Our multi-layered security engine stopped c. 1.5bn attacks per month, including the WannaCry attack which affected millions of PCs worldwide in 2017

Granted
patents

159

Servers
globally

>10,000

PC Attacks stopped/
month

~1.5Bn

URLs processed monthly

>200Bn
  • As our technology platform improves, we earn more trust from our users, promoting strong brand awareness, and increasing demand for our products, which further drives our user base
  • Our large user base generates indirect monetization opportunities such as distribution of third party software, mobile advertising and data analytics, and large amounts of data with unique insights into user behavior

Consumer PC users
vs.
closest competitor

~6x

Free
antivirus
users

~96%

Countries
each with
1M+ users

59

 

Top websites ranking in Computer Security

#1 & #2

 

  • Avast has delivered consistent growth at scale over the past three years
  • Our subscription-based business model provides a high degree of cash and revenue visibility
  • Highly cost-effective go to market approach results in superior profitability

2018 Adj.
Billings

$862M

2016-2018 Adj. Billings CAGR

10%

2018 ADJ. CASH EBITDA MARGIN

55%

2018 uFCF CASH CONVERSION

83%

References:
2016-2018 Billings and Revenue CAGRs exclude Discontinued Business and Piriform

Adj. Cash EBITDA margin: % of Adj. Billings.