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Potter Anderson Serves as Delaware Counsel to Alphabet’s Google on $5.4 Billion Deal

March 8, 2022

In the second-largest deal in history for parent company Alphabet Inc., Google announced a deal to buy Mandiant Inc. for nearly $5.4 billion.

Mandiant is recognized by enterprises, governments and law enforcement agencies worldwide as a market leader in threat intelligence and cybersecurity. As reported by the Wall Street Journal, “U.S. intelligence agencies have come to rely on the insights provided by Mandiant and other companies that shed light on the motives and tactics of hackers in Russia, China, Iran and elsewhere.”

Michael Tumas, Brian Ralston and Roxanne Houtman served as Delaware legal counsel to Google.

In addition to the Wall Street Journal, news of the deal was reported by Reuters, Barron’s and numerous other business publications.