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Scott A. Behar

Partner, Corporate  

San Francisco 415.875.2343

Overview

Scott Behar represents public and private companies in connection with a variety of U.S. and cross-border transactions, including mergers, stock and asset acquisitions, and divestitures. His practice focuses on complex acquisitions across the technology and life sciences industries. Scott regularly works with corporate boards and financial advisors to navigate strategic global transactions as well as serving clients on general corporate matters.

Prior to joining Fenwick & West, Scott was an associate in the M&A practice of a leading global law firm.

Representative Transactions:

  • Cloudera’s $5.2B merger with Hortonworks
  • Spansion’s $4B merger with Cypress Semiconductor
  • Multiple acquisitions for Cisco Systems, including its $3.7B acquisition of AppDynamics and its acquisition of Accompany
  • Jet.com’s $3B acquisition by Walmart
  • General Motors’ acquisition of Cruise Automation
  • Multiple acquisitions for Facebook
  • Multiple acquisitions for a multinational e-commerce company with headquarters in Japan
  • Multiple acquisitions for Alteryx
  • Multiple acquisitions for Unity Technologies
  • PlanGrid’s $875M acquisition by Autodesk
  • Appirio’s $500M acquisition by Wipro
  • Skybox Imaging’s $500M acquisition by Google
  • Symantec’s $500M strategic investment by Silver Lake
  • Solta Medical’s $250M acquisition by Valeant Pharmaceuticals
  • BlueKai’s acquisition by Oracle
  • TrialPay’s acquisition by Visa
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