Fenwick Represents Cisco in Pending Acquisition of Isovalent

Fenwick is representing Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO), a worldwide leader in technology, in its pending acquisition of Isovalent, a developer of an open-source cloud-native networking and security platform.

The acquisition of Isovalent will build on the Cisco Security Cloud, an AI-driven, cloud delivered, integrated security platform for organizations of any shape and size. The acquisition is expected to close in the third quarter of fiscal year 2024. More information can be obtained from Cisco’s announcement.

The Fenwick transaction team includes corporate partners Doug Cogen, Ken Myers and Scott Behar and associates Matt McCabe, Brooke Longhurst and Itka Safir; technology transactions partners Jonathan Millard and Joseph Schenck, counsel Christopher Joslyn, associates Julia Arruda Rosenthal and Sarah Meyers and advisor Sandra Weustink; executive compensation and employee benefits partners Gerald Audant and Matt Cantor, counsel Laura Mclntyre and law clerk Melita Chan; tax partner Mike Knobler and associate Einav Axler; trade and national security partner Melissa Duffy and associate Julia Kuelzow; antirtrust and competition partner Steve Albertson and associates Kaylynn Moss and Jason Gindi; and privacy and cyber security counsel Ana Razmazma and associate Mudasar Khan.