Web posted: March 21, 2001
Deal announced March 21, 2001
For more information, contact Doug Cogen at 415.875.2409.
Citrix Systems, Inc., a leader in application server software, and Columbia, Maryland-based Sequoia Software Corporation, the leading provider of XML-based portal software, announced that Citrix would acquire Sequoia in a cash tender offer valued at approximately $185 million. An integrated team from Fenwick & West's San Francisco, Palo Alto and Washington, D.C. offices represented Sequoia.
The Fenwick transaction team was led by Doug Cogen, Co-Chair of the firm's M&A group, resident in San Francisco, and consisted of partners Scott Spector (Employee Benefits-Palo Alto), Brian Kelly (Intellectual Property-Washington), Ron Schrotenboer (Tax-Palo Alto) and Robert Sachs (Patents-San Francisco), senior counsel Kathy Tallman Schuda (Securities-Palo Alto) and associates Melissa Joe (Corporate-Palo Alto), Phyllis Andes (Corporate-Washington), Nicole Harper (Corporate-Palo Alto), Aram Hermiz (IP-Washington), Marc Berger (IP-Washington), Stephen Bell (IP-Washington), Susan Marsh (Trademarks-Palo Alto), Thomas Kim (Employee Benefits-Palo Alto) and paralegal Stephen Gillen (Antitrust-Palo Alto).