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Fenwick & West Represents Cisco Systems in Acquisition of Arroyo Video Solutions

August 21, 2006

Fenwick & West LLP represented its client Cisco Systems, Inc. in its acquisition of Arroyo Video Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of video networking software for on-demand television and related consumer services. Cisco will pay approximately $92 million in cash for Arroyo in the transaction. The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and closing conditions, and is expected to close in the first quarter of Cisco's fiscal year 2007, ending October 31, 2006.

More information about the transaction can be obtained from the Cisco Web site.

The Fenwick & West transaction team included corporate attorneys Doug Cogen, Kris Withrow and Matt Forkner; executive compensation and employee benefits attorneys Scott Spector, Liza Morgan and Gerald Audant; technology transactions attorneys Morgan Fong, Chad Woodford and Christopher Joslyn; patent attorneys Michael Farn and Daniel Brownstone; tax attorney Timothy Fitzgibbon; and litigation attorneys Patrick Premo and Joseph Belichick.


About Fenwick & West

Fenwick & West provides comprehensive legal services to technology and life sciences clients of national and international prominence. The firm is ranked by MergerMarket as one of the top 5 technology M&A practices in the U.S. and by Corporate Board Member as one of the top 5 corporate law firms in northern California for publicly traded companies.