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Fenwick & West Represents Facebook in its Acquisition of PrivateCore

August 07, 2014

Fenwick & West represented Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: FB), the leading social media site, in its recently announced acquisition of PrivateCore, Inc., a venture-backed startup focusing on technology to protect servers from malware threats, unauthorized physical access and malicious hardware devices. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

The acquisition will help plans to deploy PrivateCore’s technology into the Facebook stack to help protect the people who use Facebook. More information about Facebook’s acquisition of PrivateCore can be obtained from the company announcement.

The Fenwick transaction team included corporate attorneys Greg Roussel, Derek Huoth and Ashley Romero; executive compensation and employee benefits attorneys Scott Spector and Patrick Grilli; technology transactions attorneys Ralph Pais and Michal Riskin; patent attorney Gregory Hopewell; trademark attorney Mark Jansen and tax attorneys Larissa Neumann and Julia Ushakova-Stein.