Fenwick & West represented Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO), in its pending acquisition of Perspica Inc., the first acquisition to support and accelerate Cisco’s AppDynamics vision through the expansion of machine learning capabilities. The acquisition is expected to close in Cisco’s second quarter of fiscal year 2018, following the customary closing conditions. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. More information is available through the announcement on Cisco’s website.
The Fenwick transaction team included corporate lawyers Doug Cogen, Scott Behar, Shen Zhang and Travis Robertson; technology transactions lawyers Stephen Gillespie, Jonathan Millard, Christopher Joslyn and Jung Yoo; executive compensation and employee benefits lawyers Gerald Audant, Elizabeth Gartland and Sarah Ghulamhussain; and tax lawyers Andrew Kim and Ora Grinberg.