WatchGuard Technologies’ Acquisition of Datablink


Stocche Forbes and Demarest advised on the deal

WatchGuard® Technologies, a leader in advanced network security solutions, has closed the acquisition of Datablink, a leading provider of advanced authentication solutions. This acquisition extends WatchGuard’s security portfolio beyond network and wireless security, enabling the company to deliver advanced authentication to small to midsize businesses (SMB) and distributed enterprises.

WatchGuard Technologies, Inc., led by Prakash Panjwani, Richard P. Barber, Shari McLaren, Andrew Young and Jack Waters, is based in Seattle.

Stocche Forbes advised WatchGuard Technologies, Inc. with André Stocche (Picture) and Milene Ricardo.

Demarest advised Datablink Inc. and BRToken with Lucas Tavares, Carlos Eduardo Orsolon and Beatriz Buchaim.

Involved fees earner: André Mestriner Stocche – Stocche Forbes Advogados; Milene Marques Ricardo – Stocche Forbes Advogados; Lucas Tavares Bueno – Demarest; Beatriz de S. Nogueira Buchaim – Demarest; Carlos Eduardo Marino Orsolon – Demarest;

Law Firms: Stocche Forbes Advogados; Demarest;

Clients: WatchGuard Technologies, Inc.; Datablink Inc.;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti.