A global leader in consumer cybersecurity

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

  • We have a huge market opportunity in front of us
  • Avast is strongly positioned within 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 in staying ahead of malware and competitors
    • Targeted M&A
  • 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


PC customers

  • 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
  • We have a dedicated and experienced research and engineering team

    • 750+ engineers, c. 50% 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

Attacks blocked/month in 2021


Phishing attacks blocked/month in 2021


Ransomware attacks blocked/month in 2021

  • As our technology platform improves, we earn more trust from our users, promoting strong brand awareness, and increasing demand for our products - further augmenting our user base
  • Our large user base generates indirect monetization opportunities such as distribution of third party software and mobile advertising

each with
1M+ users

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

Billings 2021