Fenwick corporate partner Ken Myers has been named Dealmaker of the Year for technology and telecom dealmaking by The Deal.
The Deal Awards Middle Market cover deals under $500 million and recognize the lawyers, bankers, service providers and firms that are leaders and innovators in the world of dealmaking.
Myers concentrates his practice on M&A, corporate governance and general corporate matters. In his transactional practice, he represents U.S. and international companies, boards and financial advisors in connection with a broad range of strategic transactions in the technology, entertainment and life sciences industries, including public and private mergers, acquisitions, tender offers, investments, joint ventures, stock and asset acquisitions and divestitures.
He has led multiple acquisitions for top technology companies, including Facebook and Cisco Systems, and was a founder of Fenwick’s New York office.
In the past year, Myers’ middle market work included representing major tech serial acquirer Cisco in its $270 million acquisition of Accompany and advising the world’s leading technology platform for the fashion industry, London-based Farfetch Limited, in its $250 million acquisition of NY-based Stadium Goods.
He also handled recent multibillion dollar deals for tech industry leaders, including Cisco’s $2.35 billion acquisition of Duo Security and its $1.9 billion acquisition of Broadsoft, as well as cybersecurity company Imperva’s $2.1 billion acquisition by Thoma Bravo.
Fenwick also received the Technology/Telecom Deal of the Year Award at The Deal’s recent middle market awards for its representation of e-Builder in its $500 million acquisition by Trimble.
The full list of The Deal Award winners is available on The Deal website.