Fenwick Represents Gainspeed in its Acquisition by Nokia

Fenwick & West represented Gainspeed, Inc., the pioneer in DAA (Distributed Access Architectures) solutions for the cable industry via its CCAP (Converged Cable Access Platform) product line, in its acquisition by Nokia Corporation (NYSE: NOK). Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

The acquisition will accelerate the acceptance and deployment of Gainspeed’s solution in Nokia’s well-established footprint in cable and teleco networks.

The Fenwick transaction team included corporate lawyers David Healy, Kris Withrow, Julie Van den Bergh, Allison Cooper, Shen Zhang and Elizabeth Chang; technology transactions lawyers Stephen Gillespie and Chris Joslyn; antitrust lawyer Mark Ostrau and Ashley Walter; executive compensation and employee benefits lawyers Gerald Audant, Kristin O’Hanlon and Alex Galev; and tax lawyers Adam Halpern and David de Ruig.