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Fenwick Represents Cisco in its $320 Million Acquisition of Leaba Semiconductor

March 07, 2016

Fenwick & West represented Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO), the worldwide leader in networking, in its acquisition of Leaba Semiconductor Ltd., a venture-backed fabless semiconductor company based in Israel. Under the terms of the agreement, Cisco will pay $320 million in cash and assumed equity awards, plus additional retention based incentives. More information is available through the announcement on Cisco’s website​.

The Fenwick transaction team included corporate lawyers Doug Cogen, Ken Myers, Stephen Fisher and Elizabeth Chang; executive compensation and employee benefits lawyer Gerald Audant; intellectual property lawyers Laurence Pulgram, Stephen Gillespie, Michael Farn, Chris Joslyn and Diana Lock; antitrust lawyer Mark Ostrau; and tax lawyers Andrew Kim and Ora Grinberg.