(Reuters) -Cyber security firm McAfee Corp is nearing a deal to sell itself to U.S. private equity firm Advent International for more than $10 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported https://on.wsj.com/3bIGfIr on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.
The deal could be announced on Monday, although the talks could still fall apart, the report said.
McAfee and Advent did not immediately respond to Reuters requests for comment.
Seeking to create a leader in consumer security software, U.S.-based NortonLifeLock Inc in August agreed to buy London-listed rival Avast Plc for up to $8.6 billion.
(Reporting by Tiyashi Datta in Bengaluru; Editing by Aditya Soni)