Fenwick & West represented Proofpoint, Inc., (NASDAQ: PFTPT), a leading next-generation cybersecurity company, in its acquisition of Return Path’s Email Fraud Protection (EFP) business unit, which provides standards-based DMARC authentication and proprietary sender-analysis capabilities. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
The acquisition will enhance Proofpoint’s suite of email solutions to further enhance its business email compromise (BEC) capabilities – providing the industry’s most comprehensive solution to combat the threats targeting today’s enterprise. More information about Proofpoint’s acquisition of Return Path business unit can be obtained from the company press release.
The Fenwick transaction team included corporate lawyers Kris Withrow, In Lee and Kate Dodson; technology transactions lawyers Mark Ostrau, Joseph Schenck and Jung Yoo; executive compensation and employee benefits lawyers Shawn Lampron and Kristin O’Hanlon; and tax lawyer Will Skinner.