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Fenwick & West Represents Proofpoint in its Acquisition of Socialware

November 05, 2015

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Fenwick & West represented Proofpoint, Inc., (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading next-generation cybersecurity company, in its acquisition of Socialware, a leading provider of social media compliance solutions.

The acquisition is expected to further integrate Socialware’s compliance workflow and unique content capture/review capabilities with Proofpoint Social Media Security and Compliance to create the broadest and deepest social media security and compliance solution available on the market. More information about Proofpoint’s acquisition of Socialware can be obtained from the company press release.

The Fenwick transaction team included corporate attorneys Kris Withrow, Scott Behar, Priscila Bastazin and Shen Zhang; executive compensation and employee benefits attorneys Shawn Lampron, Kristin O’Hanlon and Alex Galev; intellectual property attorney Mark Ostrau and tax attorney Will Skinner.