Press Release May 02, 2018

Accompany to Be Acquired by Cisco for $270 Million

The Technology team advised Accompany in its agreement to be acquired by Cisco for $270 million in cash. Accompany’s AI technology and talent will help Cisco accelerate priority areas across its collaboration portfolio, such as providing user and company profile data in Webex meetings. The acquisition is expected to close in Cisco’s fourth quarter of fiscal year 2018, following customary closing conditions.

Accompany, a privately held company, provides an AI-driven relationship intelligence platform for finding new prospects, navigating the selling process, and strengthening relationships.

Cisco is the worldwide technology leader that has been making the internet work since 1984. Its people, products, and partners help society securely connect and seize tomorrow’s digital opportunity today.

The Goodwin cross disciplinary team was led by partner Anthony McCusker and included partners Natascha George, Kelsey Lemaster, Karen Neuman, Koray Bulut, James Riley, and Andrea Agathoklis Murino; and associates Daniel Espinoza; Aaron Chan; Elizabeth Telefus, David Rouse; Andrew Wilson; James Devendorf; Benjamin Horwitz; Brian Desmarais and Jason Bark.

For additional details on the acquisition, please read the press release.