Big Deals Second Quarter 2018

ACQUISITION

$1,7,000,000
HOGAN LOVELLS
Client:
Adobe Systems
Team: Jane Ross, partner and lead attorney (Silicon Valley); Allison Donovan, senior associate; Leire Aguirre, associate (Madrid); Silvia Bauzá, partner (Madrid); Logan Breed, partner (Washington, D.C.); John Brockland, partner (San Francisco); Alex Dolmans, partner (Madrid); Brittany Chiang, associate (Silicon Valley); Lauren Zachry, associate (Silicon Valley); Mike Frank, partner (Silicon Valley); Jeff Tolin, partner (New York); Scott Loughlin, partner (Washington, D.C.); T. Weymouth, partner (Washington, D.C.)
Other Parties: Permira Advisers LLP and Magento
Other Firms: Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson
Notes: The deal, valued at $1.7 billion, will enable commerce to be seamlessly integrated into the Adobe Experience Cloud, delivering a single platform that serves both B2B and B2C customers globally.Although the lead partner on this transaction is not in the Denver office, Allison Donovan, in Denver, worked with lawyers across the U.S. and in specialty fields to complete the transaction.

$120,000,000
HOGAN LOVELLS
Client:
Splunk Inc.
Team: Keith Flaum, partner and lead attorney (Silicon Valley); Allison Donovan, senior associate; Nadia Aksentijevich, associate (Washington, D.C.); Meryl Bernstein, partner (Northern Virginia); Benjamin Clark, senior associate (Washington, D.C.); Patrick de Laperouse, associate (Washington, D.C.); Susan Ebersole, attorney (Washington, D.C.); Michael Frank, partner (Silicon Valley); Andrew Keller, partner (Washington, D.C.); Will Lamb, associate (Silicon Valley); Tao Leung, counsel (Los Angeles); Scott Loughlin, partner (Washington, D.C.); Mark Pereira, associate; Michelle Roberts Gonzales, senior associate (Los Angeles); Jeffrey Tolin, partner (New York)
Other Parties: VictorOps Inc.
Other Firms: Cooley
Notes: Splunk has been using artificial intelligence and machine learning to provide automation required when the sheer volume of data makes it difficult for humans to keep pace. The addition of VictorOps will provide on-call technical staff with an analytics and an AI-driven approach for addressing the incident lifecycle, from monitoring to response to incident management to continuous learning and improvement.Denver senior associate Allison Donovan handled communications with the client and supervised the team bringing the deal to completion.

$63,000,000
DAVIS GRAHAM & STUBBS
Client: Confidential
Team: Lamont Larsen, partner, lead; Stacie Carter, associate
Other Parties: Confidential
Notes: Davis Graham & Stubbs represented the buyer in acquisition of oil and gas properties.

$13,500,000
DAVIS GRAHAM & STUBBS
Client:
Confidential
Team: Lamont Larsen, partner; Stacie Carter, associate
Other Parties: Confidential

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