Fenwick Represents Keynote Systems in its Acquisition by Thoma Bravo for $395M

By: Matthew P. Quilter, David K. Michaels, Ken S. Myers, Allison Cooper, Patrick V. Grilli, Ryan M. McRobert

Fenwick & West represented Keynote Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: KEYN), a global leader in internet and mobile cloud testing and monitoring, in its acquisition by an affiliate of private equity investment firm Thoma Bravo, LLC. Under terms of the agreement, Thoma Bravo will pay approximately $395M in cash and Keynote stockholders will receive $20.00 in cash for each share of Keynote common stock, subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the merger agreement.

The Fenwick transaction team included corporate attorneys Matthew Quilter, Scott Joachim, Jeff Vetter, David Michaels, Blake Stafford, Ken Myers, Lara Anthony, Allison Cooper, Patrick Grilli and Ryan McRobert; technology transactions attorneys Ralph Pais and Michael Riskin; executive compensation and employee benefits attorneys Scott Spector, Gerald Audant and Adriana Sherwood; and tax attorneys David Forst and Jay Cosel.


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