Fenwick & West Represents SonicWALL in Acquisition of MailFrontier

February 08, 2006

Fenwick & West LLP represented SonicWALL, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNWL) in its recently announced acquisition of MailFrontier, Inc., a leading provider of email security and compliance solutions to the mid-enterprise market. The purchase of MailFrontier enables SonicWALL to bring powerful, easy to manage email security to channel partners and their end users as part of its end-to-end suite of secure content protection. The all cash transaction was valued at approximately $31 million.

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

The Fenwick & West transaction team consisted of Corporate attorneys: Richard Dickson, Kris Withrow, William Herochik, Jennifer Hill, Patrick Kelly; and Technology Transactions attorney Greg Sato.

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