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Fenwick & West Represents Cisco in $4 Billion Senior Notes Offering

February 17, 2009

Fenwick & West LLP represented Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) in its recently announced sale of two series of senior unsecured notes for an aggregate principal amount of $4 billion. Banc of America Securities LLC, Goldman, Sachs & Co., J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., Citigroup Global Markets Inc., Morgan Stanley & Co. and Wachovia Capital Markets, LLC acted as joint book-running managers for the offering. The offering closed on February 17, 2009.

The Fenwick & West transaction team included corporate attorneys Dan Winnike, David Michaels, Bill Hughes, Kee Bong Kim, Lindsey Munro, Philip Reuther, Rob Ricca; corporate paralegal Maryann Fratto; and tax attorneys David Forst, Ward Connolly and Tim Fitzgibbon.


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Fenwick & West provides comprehensive legal services to technology and life sciences clients of national and international prominence. The firm is ranked by International Tax Review as one of only seven "First Tier" law firms in the entire U.S. and is ranked by Corporate Board Member as one of the top 5 corporate law firms in the San Francisco Bay Area for publicly traded companies.