Fenwick Represents Cisco in Pending Acquisition of Lightspin

Fenwick is representing Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO), a worldwide leader in technology, in its in its pending acquisition of Lightspin, a privately-held cloud security software company headquartered in Tel Aviv.

Over the past 18 months, Cisco has continuously invested in its cloud-native technologies portfolio across cloud security, connectivity and observability to meet the growing needs of Cisco customers and their increasingly complex multi-cloud environments. With the addition of Lightspin, customers will be able to identify, prioritize and remediate critical cloud security risks without the hassle of extensive configuration requirements. More information can be obtained from Cisco’s announcement.

The Fenwick transaction team included corporate partners Doug Cogen, Ken Myers and Einat Meisel and associates Chris Gorman, Bree Thompson and Tempestt Edward; technology transactions partners Rufus Pichler and Joseph Schenck, counsel Susanne Petersen, associates Julia Arruda, Teddi Josephson and Barbara Wong and advisor Sandra Weustink; executive compensation and employee benefits partner Gerald Audant and associates Jennifer Lin and Elizabeth Fu; trade and national security partner Melissa Duffy and associate Sofia Chalat; tax partner Adam Halpern and associate Einav Axler; and privacy and security partner Tyler Newby, counsel Ana Razmazma and associates Samantha Ong and Heba Tawadross.