Aryaka Networks, Inc’s Acquisition of Secucloud GmbH

Gleiss Lutz and Fenwick & West LLP advised Aryaka Networks, Inc. on this transaction.

Aryaka Networks, Inc. has acquired all shares in Hamburg based Secucloud GmbH. The parties have agreed not to disclose the purchase price.

Aryaka Networks is a leading provider of technology solutions and services for Software Defined Wide Area Networks (SD-WAN), offering customers an optimised, global network and innovative industry-leading, managed SD-WAN services. Aryaka’s solutions focus on application acceleration, network optimisation and security.

Hamburg-based cybersecurity specialist Secucloud provides industry-standard, cloud-based security systems. The innovative platform offers a global, cloud-based Firewall as a Service (FWaaS) solution, a secure web gateway and advanced threat protection features, and is designed to securely connect all types of networks such as WANs, cloud, mobile and IoT networks.

The following Gleiss Lutz team headed by Dr. Patrick Mossler (Picture – partner, Hamburg), Dr. Christian Cascante (partner, Frankfurt, both lead) and Dr. Maike Sauter advised Aryaka: Sebastian Dietz (Hamburg), Dr. Viktor Gorlow, Dr. Johannes Weigel (both Berlin), Karen Gräfin vom Hagen (Stuttgart, all M&A), Dr. Jacob von Andreae (partner), Aylin Hoffs (both Düsseldorf, Public Business Law), Dr. Alexander Molle (partner), Jan Hinrichs, Dr. Felix Müller (all IP/IT, Berlin), Dr. Manuel Klar (Munich, Data Protection), Dr. Johann Wagner (partner, Hamburg), Dr. Ocka Stumm, Dr. Dominik Monz (both Frankfurt, all Tax), Dr. Doris-Maria Schuster (partner), Dr. Daniela Mayr (both Hamburg), Hauke Darius Wolf (Frankfurt, all Employment).

The Fenwick transaction team was led by corporate partners Kris Withrow and Stephen Fisher and included associates Victoria Wong and Joanna Xu; and technology transactions partner David Hayes and advisor Sandra Weustink.

Involved fees earner: Stephen Fisher – Fenwick & West LLP; David Hayes – Fenwick & West LLP; Kris Withrow – Fenwick & West LLP; Victoria Wong – Fenwick & West LLP; Joanna Xu – Fenwick & West LLP; Christian Cascante – Gleiss Lutz; Sebastian Oliver Dietz – Gleiss Lutz; Viktor Gorlow – Gleiss Lutz; Jan Hinrichs – Gleiss Lutz; Aylin Hoffs – Gleiss Lutz; Manuel Klar – Gleiss Lutz; Daniela Mayr – Gleiss Lutz; Alexander Molle – Gleiss Lutz; Dominik Monz – Gleiss Lutz; Patrick Mossler – Gleiss Lutz; Felix Müller – Gleiss Lutz; Maike Sauter – Gleiss Lutz; Doris-Maria Schuster – Gleiss Lutz; Ocka Stumm – Gleiss Lutz; Karen Gräfin vom Hagen – Gleiss Lutz; Jacob von Andreae – Gleiss Lutz; Johann Wagner – Gleiss Lutz; Eric Wagner – Gleiss Lutz; Johannes Weigel – Gleiss Lutz; Hauke Darius Wolf – Gleiss Lutz;

Law Firms: Fenwick & West LLP; Gleiss Lutz;

Clients: Aryaka Networks, Inc.;

Author: Federica Tiefenthaler