Motorola Solutions’ Acquisition of WatchGuard, Inc.


Winston & Strawn represented Motorola Solutions on the deal

Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MSI) executed the acquisition of WatchGuard, Inc., a U.S. leader in mobile video solutions. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

WatchGuard designs and manufactures in-car video systems, body-worn cameras, evidence management systems and software. Its solutions enable law enforcement users to capture, manage, store and share high-quality video evidence. The company manufactures its products at its Texas headquarters.

The acquisition expands Motorola Solutions’ mission-critical ecosystem, adding to its video security solutions platform that includes fixed cameras and advanced analytics from Avigilon and license plate recognition (LPR) cameras and software from Vigilant Solutions.

The Winston & Strawn team advising Motorola includes Matt Costigan (Picture), Peter Clarke, Katie Mariani, John Secaras and Maria DeGiovanni. Becky Troutman advised on IP matters.

Involved fees earner: Peter Clarke – Winston & Strawn; Matthew Costigan – Winston & Strawn; Maria DeGiovanni – Winston & Strawn; Katie Mariani – Winston & Strawn; John Secaras – Winston & Strawn; Becky Troutman – Winston & Strawn;

Law Firms: Winston & Strawn;

Clients: Motorola Solutions Inc;