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Fenwick & West Represents Proofpoint in its Acquisition of Sendmail for $23 Million

October 01, 2013

Fenwick & West represented Proofpoint, Inc.(NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading security-as-a-service provider, in its acquisition of Sendmail, Inc., a leading provider of solutions that simplify business messaging complexity and reduce IT infrastructure costs for enterprises throughout the world. Under the terms of the merger agreement, Proofpoint will pay approximately $23 million in cash. The acquisition was structured as a simultaneous signing and closing and requires no additional approvals.

The Fenwick transaction team included corporate attorneys Kris Withrow, Scott Behar, Vishal Dave, Sarah Herman and Ashley Romero; technology transaction attorneys Mark Ostrau, Andrew Hall, Sophia Chen and Sue Lai; executive compensation and employee benefits attorneys Shawn Lampron and Grace Chen; tax attorney Jay Cosel; and trademark attorney Mark Jansen.​​​​​