DLA Piper Advises Cofense on Latest Acquisition

DLA Piper represented Cofense, the leading provider of phishing detection and response solutions, in its recent acquisition of Cyberfish, a provider of next-generation phishing protection powered by Computer Vision and advanced machine learning technology.

DLA Piper is a multinational law firm with offices in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.

By integrating innovative machine learning capabilities from Cyberfish with Cofense’s detection and response technology, Cofense will bring to market a holistic, advanced automation solution for email protection, detection and response.

“We were thrilled to partner with Cofense, bringing our extensive cybersecurity and technology sector mergers and acquisitions experience to advise on its acquisition of Cyberfish,” said Marc Samuel, the DLA Piper partner who led the deal team.

“This successful transaction will enable Cofense to continue developing transformative solutions to address issues of phishing and email security through advanced artificial intelligence and automation.”

Cofense is the leading provider of protection, detection and response email security solutions, and the only company to combine a global network of 30 million people reporting phish with advanced AI-based automation to stop phishing attacks.

In addition to Samuel (Washington, DC), the DLA Piper deal team was led by Shirley Qin (Washington, DC).

With more than 1000 corporate lawyers globally, DLA Piper helps clients execute complex cross-border transactions seamlessly while supporting clients across all stages of development.

The law firm has been rated number one in global mergers and acquisitions volume for 11 consecutive years, according to Mergermarket.

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