Fenwick represented Commonstock, a broker-agnostic social and
community-based platform that drives insights for retail investors, in its
acquisition by Yahoo, an operator of an online web portal that provides varied
media services to customers.
Yahoo’s acquisition of Commonstock advances the power of community
for Yahoo Finance and accelerates the brand’s strategy to deliver unparalleled
retail investing resources, solutions and experiences to investors of all skill
sets and levels. More information can be obtained from the news
The Fenwick transaction team included corporate partners Stephen
Fisher and Evan Bienstock and associates Matt McCabe, Riddhi Adhikari and
Rodolfo Meda; technology transactions partner Jonathan Millard and associates
Russell Wong and Barbara Wong; executive compensation and employee benefits partner Marshall Mort and associates
Jonathan Stephenson and Elizabeth Fu; privacy and cybersecurity counsel Ana
Razmazma and associate Alyona Eidinger; and tax partner Mike Knobler and
associate Kris Hatch.