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LifeLock shares soar after report it is in talks to go private

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Shares of LifeLock soared nearly 8.4 percent Friday after a report said it is in talks with multiple groups about being taken private.

The deal could value LifeLock at about $2 billion, according to Bloomberg report, citing people familiar with the matter. The report said final bids for the American identity-theft protection company are due this month and LifeLock is working with Goldman Sachs on the sale.

A spokesperson for LifeLock told CNBC, "As a matter of policy, we do not comment on rumors or speculation."

Read the full Bloomberg report here.

LifeLock's stock is up more than 33 percent year to date.

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