A WilmerHale team of lawyers spanning practice areas including Corporate, Tax, Benefits, and Intellectual Property orchestrated the recent $2.3 billion acquisition of RSA Security by EMC Corporation on behalf of their client, RSA Security Inc. (NASDAQ:RSAS). RSA is a leader in protecting and managing identities and digital assets while EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) is a leader in information management and storage.
According to the RSA press release, "The acquisition adds industry-leading identity and access management solutions and encryption and key management software to EMC's expanding, information-centric security portfolio." The deal is expected to be completed between the end of the third quarter and beginning of the fourth quarter of 2006.
The WilmerHale team was led by Hal Leibowitz and included Jeff Hermanson, Marisa Murtagh, Dana Krueger, and Emily Babalas of the Corporate Department; Bill Caporizzo and Julie Hogan of the Tax Department; Bill Schmidt of the Benefits Practice; and Jorge Contreras and Michael Kummermehr in the Intellectual Property Department.