Fenwick & West represented Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB), the leading social media site, in its acquisition of Bloomsbury AI, a London-based developer of machine learning and Natural Language Processing (NLP) methods to accelerate direct access to knowledge. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
The acquisition will help Facebook grow its natural language processing research and AI efforts in London. More information about Facebook’s acquisition of Bloomsbury can be obtained from the company announcement.
The Fenwick transaction team included corporate lawyers Greg Roussel, Kate Withers and Akta Joshi; and technology transactions lawyer Ralph Pais.