Fenwick & West LLP represented Symantec Corporation (Nasdaq: SYMC) in its recently announced acquisition of BindView Development Corporation (Nasdaq: BVEW), a global provider of agent-less IT security compliance software. The all-cash transaction, which is subject to regulatory and BindView shareholder approvals, is valued at approximately $209 million or $4 per share and is expected to close in the first calendar quarter of 2006.
The Fenwick & West transaction team consisted of corporate attorneys: Daniel Winnike, Garth Bossow, Eugene Chung, Liza Morgan, William Herochik, Nandini Acharya; employee benefits partner Scott Spector; IP attorneys Stephen Gillespie, Tracy Randall, Morgan Fong, Chad Woodford; tax attorneys Ronald Schrotenboer, Timothy Fitzgibbon; and of counsel Mona Clee.
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