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Fenwick Represents ShoreTel in Acquisition by Mitel

August 08, 2017

Fenwick & West represented ShoreTel, Inc. (NASDAQ:SHOR), which provides businesses worldwide with communication solutions that make interactions simple, in its acquisition by Mitel Networks (NASDAQ:MITL), a global market leader in enterprise communications. Mitel will acquire 100% of the outstanding shares of ShoreTel common stock in an all-cash transaction at a price of $7.50 per share, or a total equity value of approximately $530 million and a total enterprise value of approximately $430 million.

The combined company will be the #2 player in the UCaaS market, creating a supplier with the scale and technical capabilities to enable customers with new cloud-based solutions and applications. 

The Fenwick transaction team included corporate lawyers Jeff Vetter, David Michaels, Bomi Lee, Victoria Lupu, Gilad Yacubovich, Chris Gorman, Jesse King, Amy Zhang and Alex Petersen; technology transactions lawyers Christopher Joslyn, Ana Razmazma, Jung Yoo and Julia Chung; antitrust lawyers Mark Ostrau and Ashley Walter; executive compensation and employee benefits lawyers Blake Martell, Marshall Mort, Taylor Cashwell and Elizabeth Chang; and tax lawyers Will Skinner and David de Ruig.​​