The Public M&A and Technology teams advised Mimecast Limited on its acquisition by funds advised by Permira for approximately $5.8 billion or $80 per share in cash.

With the completion of the transaction, Mimecast’s stock ceased trading and the company is no longer listed on any public market.

Mimecast was born in 2003 with a focus on delivering relentless protection. Each day, it takes on cyber disruption for its tens of thousands of customers around the globe.

The Goodwin team was led by Stuart Cable, Lisa Haddad, Mark Opper and Andrew Lacy and included Michael Minahan, James Ding, Bryan KultgenJennifer Chunias, Steve Charkoudian, Steven Argentieri, Benjamin Horwitz, Deborah Birnbach, Morgan MordecaiAlexandra Denniston, Morgan Frisoli, Zoe Li, Jackie Klosek, Alex Intile, Nick Caro, Michael Casaburi, Brady Cummins, Jacob Osborn, Charles Li, Janet Andolina, Kyle Pine, Gregg Coughlin, Dulcie DalyChristina Lewis and Brian Mukherjee

Goodwin’s recent Technology M&A transactions also include SailPoint’s pending sale to Thoma Bravo for $6.9 billion; Citrix Systems’ $16.5 billion pending sale to affiliates of Vista Equity Partners and Evergreen Coast Capital; and Deliverr’s pending sale to Shopify for $2.1 billion.

For more details on the Mimecast transaction, read the press release.