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Fenwick & West Represents Macromedia in $360 Million Allaire Acquisition

January 16, 2001

Web posted: January 17, 2001
Deal announced January 16, 2001

For more information, contact Doug Cogen in our San Francisco office at 415.875.2409.

Fenwick & West represented Macromedia, Inc., the leading creator of web development tools such as Flash and Dreamweaver, in their acquisition of Boston-based Allaire Corporation, a leading developer of software for web application servers, visual tools and application frameworks.

Fenwick & West's transaction team was led by the firm's chair Gordy Davidson and M&A partner Doug Cogen with intellectual property partner Tim Covington, securities partner Rob Freedman, employee benefits partner Garth Gartrell, tax partner Ron Schrotenboer, litigation partner David Lisi and antitrust partner Mark Ostrau. Fenwick associates playing key roles in the deal were Mark Porter, Darci Winvick, Andrew Schultheis, Benjamin Ho, Liza Uzelac, Glen Choi, Anupam Razdan, Marc Berger, Aram Hermiz and Devin Gensch.