Cooley Represents Solera Networks in Acquisition by Blue Coat

Palo Alto, Calif. – May 30, 2013 – Cooley LLP announced today that it represented Solera Networks in its acquisition by Blue Coat Systems, Inc. Blue Coat is the market leader in business assurance technology, and Solera is the industry's leading provider of big data security intelligence and analytics for advanced threat protection.

Cooley corporate partner Matthew Bartus led the Solera team, which received critical M&A support from partner Jamie Leigh and associates Yueting Liang, Ben Beerle, Robin Bennett and Eric Chow. Other Cooley attorneys who advised on the transaction were partner Francis Fryscak (Antitrust); partner Wendy Brenner (Employment); partner Kevin King and associate Karen Tsai (Regulatory); partner Renee Deming and associate Laura McDaniels (Compensation & Benefits); partner Mark Windfeld-Hansen and associate Mike Baker (Tax); partner Carolyn Craig and associate Winston Su (Technology Transactions); and special counsel Julie Wicklund and Terri Forman (International).
View the Blue Coat press release here.

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Related Contacts
Carolyn Craig  Retired Partner Palo Alto
Wendy Brenner  Partner Palo Alto, Los Angeles – Santa Monica
Julie Wicklund  Special Counsel Palo Alto
Renee Deming  Retired Partner Palo Alto
Mark Windfeld-Hansen  Senior Counsel Palo Alto
Kevin King  Partner Washington, DC
Matthew Bartus  Partner San Francisco, Singapore, Palo Alto
Karen Tsai  Special Counsel Washington, DC
Jamie Leigh  Partner San Francisco
Ben Beerle  Partner San Francisco