Fenwick & West Represents Talarian in $115 Million Acquisition by TIBCO Software

January 07, 2002

Deal Announced: January 07, 2002
Web Posted: January 07, 2002

TIBCO Software Inc. and Talarian Corporation announced their definitive agreement for TIBCO to acquire Talarian in a mixed cash and stock merger valued at approximately $115 million. Talarian's products deliver mission critical data in real time over a range of networks and devices. Fenwick & West LLP represented its longstanding client Talarian in the transaction. Fenwick's transaction team was led by corporate partners Barry Kramer and Doug Cogen, with assistance from partners Ron Schrotenboer (tax), Scott Spector (employee benefits) and Mark Ostrau (antitrust). Associates Montu Bashambu, John Shields, Celeste Scarlata, Keith Larson, Jonathan Stueve, Catherine Paytash, Thomas Kim and Liza Uzelac and senior paralegal Diane Reedman provided invaluable assistance on the deal. All Fenwick personnel are located in the firm's Palo Alto headquarters other than Doug Cogen, who is based in its San Francisco office. Venture Law Group represented TIBCO Software in the transaction.

Press inquiries regarding Fenwick & West's representation in this matter should be addressed to Barry Kramer or 650.335.7278.​