SAN FRANCISCO and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. August 23, 2004 LAWFUEL – Best for legal news, law news, law articles Fenwick & West LLP
represented its client Cisco Systems, Inc. in its proposed acquisition of P-Cube,
Inc., announced today. P-Cube, based in Sunnyvale, California with technology
development operations located in Israel, is a leading developer of IP service
control platforms, which help service providers improve performance and manage
advanced IP services such as voice-over-IP communications, video-on-demand and
interactive gaming. Cisco will pay approximately $200 million in cash and options
in the transaction, which is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected
to close within 60 days.
The P-Cube transaction marks Fenwick & West’s seventh acquisition for Cisco in 2004.
Fenwick’s transaction team included partners Doug Cogen (co-chair of the firm’s M&A
group), Scott Spector (employee benefits), Lisa Kenkel (intellectual property),
Larry Granatelli (patents), Walt Raineri (tax) and Mark Ostrau (antitrust), and
associates Andrew Luh, Devin Gensch, Greg Sato, Catherine Manley, Blake Martell,
Michael Tang, Liza Morgan, Diana Lock, Catherine Curtiss, Elizabeth Gartland and
John Lister, and paralegals Maryann Fratto, Stephen Gillen and Lana Krtolica.
P-Cube was represented by Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati P.C.