Symphony’s Acquisition of Cloud9 Technologies

Goodwin Procter LLP advised Symphony on the deal while Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr represented Cloud9 Technologies.

Symphony announced its acquisition of Cloud9 Technologies.

Symphony is a secure and compliant markets’ infrastructure and technology platform, where solutions are built or integrated to standardize, automate and innovate financial services workflows.

Cloud9 is a leading voice communication and analytics platform designed for the unique needs of the financial markets.

With this acquisition, Symphony will take the lead in front office communications with new services and solutions combining trader voice with natural language processing (NLP) and automation. The combined offering will accelerate trade flows, improve transactional accuracy, and extend back office and remote worker use-cases.

The Goodwin team was led by Scott Joachim (Picture), John Van de North, Francine Ngo, and Monica Devlin (Corporate); and included Janet Andolina and Eliza Reed (Tax); Andy Barton and Ariel Gaknoki (ERISA & Executive Compensation); Steve Taeusch (Employment); Joel Lehrer and Nathan Wenk (Intellectual Property); Jackie Klosek (Data, Privacy & Cybersecurity); Cecelia Lockner (RWI); Kevin Grumberg, Kenny Dikas, and Andrew Kimball (Debt Finance); Richard Matheny, Justin Pierce, and Carrie Miller (Global Trade); Kara Kuritz and Ortal Ben Aharon (Antitrust); with invaluable assistance from Michele Eason, Amy Arnelle, Carlos Martinez, and Nicole Osunsanmi.

The WilmerHale team representing Cloud9 included Stephanie Evans, Bill Caporizzo, Jon Jones, Meghan Walsh, Ciara Baker and Korey Cowan and also included Mark Nylen, Scott Kilgore, Ashwin Gokhale, Kirk Nahra, Jason Chipman, Heidi Treiber, Knute Salhus and Mark Devine.

Involved fees earner: Janet Andolina – Goodwin Procter; Amy Arnelle – Goodwin Procter; Andy Barton – Goodwin Procter; Ortal Ben Aharon – Goodwin Procter; Monica Devlin – Goodwin Procter; Kenneth Dikas – Goodwin Procter; Michele Eason-Priest – Goodwin Procter; Ariel Gaknoki – Goodwin Procter; Kevin Grumberg – Goodwin Procter; Scott Joachim – Goodwin Procter; Andrew Kimball – Goodwin Procter; Jacqueline Klosek – Goodwin Procter; Kara Kuritz – Goodwin Procter; Joel Lehrer – Goodwin Procter; Cecelia Lockner – Goodwin Procter; Richard Matheny III – Goodwin Procter; Carrie Miller – Goodwin Procter; Francine Ngo – Goodwin Procter; Justin Pierce – Goodwin Procter; Eliza Reed – Goodwin Procter; Stephen Taeusch – Goodwin Procter; John Van de North – Goodwin Procter; Nathan Wenk – Goodwin Procter; Ciara Baker – WilmerHaleWilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr; William Caporizzo – WilmerHaleWilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr; Jason Chipman – WilmerHaleWilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr; Korey Cowan – WilmerHaleWilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr; Stephanie Evans – WilmerHaleWilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr; Ashwin Gokhale – WilmerHaleWilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr; Jonathan Jones – WilmerHaleWilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr; Scott Kilgore – WilmerHaleWilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr; Kirk Nahra – WilmerHaleWilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr; Mark Nylen – WilmerHaleWilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr; Knute Salhus – WilmerHaleWilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr; Heidi Treiber – WilmerHaleWilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr; Meghan Walsh – WilmerHaleWilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr;

Law Firms: Goodwin Procter; WilmerHaleWilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr;

Clients: Cloud9 Technologies LLC; Symphony Communication Services LLC;

Author: Martina Bellini