NetScout Systems to Acquire Danaher Communications Business for $2.6B

Cooley is advising NetScout Systems on its definitive agreement to acquire the communications business of Danaher for $2.6 billion. According to The Wall Street Journal, the acquisition will create a global cybersecurity and IT management company.

NetScout is a market leading provider of performance analytics and operational intelligence solutions. Danaher is an industrial and health care technology company, whose communications businesses specialize in protecting and improving network performance through testing, monitoring and threat protection.

Miguel J. Vega Partner, Boston
Barbara Borden Partner, San Diego
Alfred Browne Partner, Boston
Peyton Worley Partner, New York
Lesse Castleberry Senior Counsel, New York
Mike Faber Senior Counsel, San Francisco
David Walsh Partner, Reston
Mark Windfeld-Hansen Partner, Palo Alto
Jacqueline Grise Partner, Washington, DC
Robert Lovett Partner, Boston
Stephen Gardner Senior Counsel, New York
Mischi a Marca Partner, San Francisco
Kevin King Partner, Washington, DC
Amy M. Wood Partner, San Diego
Heather Harrington Special Counsel, Boston
Michael Rohr Associate, Boston
Richard Segal Partner, Boston
Rebecca Ross Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Karen Tsai Associate, Washington, DC
Christopher Kimball Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Megan Browdie Associate, Washington, DC