Fenwick & West represented Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO), in its acquisition of AppDynamics, Inc., a leading application intelligence software company. Cisco will acquire AppDynamics for approximately $3.7 billion in cash and assumed equity awards.
The combination of Cisco and AppDynamics will allow Cisco to provide end to end visibility and intelligence from the network through to the application, which, combined with security and scale, and will help IT to drive a new level of business results. More information on Cisco’s acquisition of AppDynamics can be obtained from the company press release.
The Fenwick transaction team included corporate lawyers Doug Cogen, Lynda Twomey, Scott Behar, Maureen Montgomery, Taylor Cashwell, Victoria Wong, Salome Viljoen, Elena Moreno Cloutier; executive compensation and employee benefits lawyers Gerald Audant, Kristin O’Hanlon, Laura McIntyre, Elizabeth Gartland and Elizabeth Chang; technology transactions lawyers Stephen Gillespie, Chris Joslyn, Mark Jansen, Joseph Schenck, Samira Hariramasamy, Jung Yoo, Russell Wong, Ari Fink, Emily Bullis and Pinar Bailey; antitrust lawyer Mark Ostrau; and tax lawyers Andrew Kim and Ora Grinberg.