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Fenwick & West Represents Cisco in its Acquisition of U.K.-based Ubiquisys for $310 Million

April 03, 2013

Fenwick & West represented Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO), the worldwide leader in networking, in its acquisition of Ubiquisys, a privately held company headquartered in Swindon, England that provides intelligent 3G and long-term evolution (LTE) small-cell technologies that provide seamless connectivity across mobile heterogeneous networks for service providers. Under the terms of the acquisition agreement, Cisco will pay approximately $310 million in cash and retention-based incentives to acquire the entire business and operations of Ubiquisys.

The Fenwick transaction team included corporate attorneys Doug Cogen, Lynda Twomey, Malcolm Katz, Marshall Mort and Allison Cooper; executive compensation and employee benefits attorneys Scott Spector, Gerald Audant, Elizabeth Gartland and Adriana Sherwood; technology transactions attorneys Stephen Gillespie, Michael Egger, Diana Lock, Chris Joslyn, Morgan Fong, Madeline Zamoyski and Gregory Hopewell; and tax attorney Ronald Schrotenboer​​