MoFo Advises VMware in Acquisition of VeloCloud

11/02/2017

Robert S. Townsend, Michael P. Krigbaum, Ali Assareh, Ali U. Nardali, Tessa J. Schwartz, and Anthony M. Ramirez

Mergers + Acquisitions and Corporate

MoFo News Item

Morrison & Foerster is advising VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW) in its acquisition of the Mountain View-based cloud networking startup VeloCloud™ Networks, Inc. VeloCloud is a provider of industry-leading cloud-delivered software-defined wide-area network (SD-WAN) technology for enterprises and service providers. The transaction is expected to close in VMware’s fiscal Q4 2018.

VMware’s press release can be viewed here.

The MoFo team is led by corporate partners Rob Townsend (San Francisco) and Mike Krigbaum (Palo Alto), and also includes corporate associate Ali Assareh (San Francisco). Compensation and benefits advice is being provided by of counsel Ali Nardali (San Francisco). IP advice is being provided by technology transactions partner Tessa Schwartz (San Francisco) and associate Anthony Ramirez (New York).

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