Fenwick Represents Apstra in Acquisition by Juniper Networks

Fenwick represented Apstra, a leader in intent-based networking and automated closed loop assurance, in its acquisition by Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR), a leader in secure, AI-driven networks.

The acquisition will expand Juniper’s commitment to open programmability, adding to its portfolio of solutions that includes powerful switching platforms with native SONiC integration and a deployment-hardened, cloud-native routing stack for the SONiC ecosystem. More information can be obtained from the company’s announcement.

The Fenwick transaction team included corporate partners David Michaels and Mark Leahy, associates Jeff Zhang, Ammanuel Gebeyehu and Joanna Xu, and law clerk Atrina Mehdipour; executive compensation & employee benefits partner Marshall Mort and associates Bryan Belok, Jonathan Stephenson and Cynthia Yuan; technology transactions partner Ralph Pais and associates Julia Arruda and Lauren Kim; antitrust & trade regulation partner Mark Ostrau; and tax partner William Skinner and associates Michael Knobler and Einav Axler.