DLA Piper has advised Russian network solutions provider Brain4Net's major shareholder Typhoon Digital Development on the sale of a majority stake in the company to global cybersecurity and digital privacy company Kaspersky. Baker McKenzie advised Kaspersky.
According to DLA Piper, “established in 2015, Brain4Net has been developing solutions and services to help enterprises and service providers adapt modern technologies, such as software-defined wide-area network and network functions virtualization, with existing network infrastructure. By acquiring Brain4Net, Kaspersky aims to bring a completely new Secure Access Service Edge offering to the market as a unified platform, which will combine Kaspersky’s best-in-class security solutions and technologies with Brain4Net’s network orchestration and control capabilities and expertise.”
DLA Piper’s team was led by Partner Leo Batalov and included Senior Associate Georgy Vinogradov and Associate Tatiana Askarova.
Baker McKenzie's team included Partners Sergey Krokhalev, Margarita Divina, Marina Tokunova, and David Duncan, Associates Roman Vlasov, Ekaterina Karunets, Marina Kuptsova, Andrei Lebedev, Anton Nazarenko, Olga Pankova, Elena Pitirimova, and Ekaterina Sorokina, and Legal Assistant Svetlana Portugal.