Orrick’s C&B and Tax Teams Counsel Cisco on Acquisition of ThousandEyes


Orrick’s Compensation & Benefits and Tax teams advised Cisco in its acquisition of San Francisco-based network intelligence company ThousandEyes. Cisco plans to incorporate ThousandEyes’ capabilities across Cisco’s core Enterprise Networking and Cloud, and AppDynamics portfolios. The acquisition is expected to close before the end of Cisco’s Q1 FY’21.

Orrick serves as special counsel to Cisco on tax-driven compensation and benefit matters in connection with Cisco’s acquisitions. The Orrick team advising Cisco included Juliano Banuelos, Eric Wall, Mike Wiesner, Chanani Sandler and Ian Shaw.