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Fenwick & West Represents Proofpoint in its Acquisition of NetCitadel for Approximately $24M

May 20, 2014

Fenwick & West LLP represented Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT), a leading security-as-a-service provider, in its recently announced acquisition of NetCitadel, Inc., a pioneer in the field of automated security incident response for approximately $24 million in cash. As part of the acquisition, NetCitadel’s team of security experts and software engineers has integrated with Proofpoint’s team in its Sunnyvale headquarters.

The acquisition extends the reach and capabilities of Proofpoint’s existing advanced threat solutions, adding additional threat verification and containment capabilities via an open platform that unifies products from Proofpoint and other vendors. 

The Fenwick transaction team included corporate attorneys Kris Withrow, Scott Behar, Vishal Dave and Adam Derry; executive compensation and employee benefits attorneys Shawn Lampron and Marshall Mort; technology transaction attorney Sophia Chen; tax attorney Idan Netser and visiting foreign attorney Arnold Keizer.​