Davis Polk is advising a consortium led by Symphony Technology Group on its approximately $2.075 billion acquisition of RSA from Dell Technologies. The transaction, which includes the purchase of RSA Archer, RSA NetWitness Platform, RSA SecurID, RSA Fraud and Risk Intelligence and RSA Conference, is expected to close in the next six to nine months, subject to customary closing conditions.
STG is the private equity partner to market leading companies in data, software and analytics. The firm brings expertise, flexibility and resources to build strategic value and unlock the potential of innovative companies. RSA provides risk, security and fraud teams with the ability to holistically manage digital risk, including threat detection and response, identity and access management, integrated risk management and omnichannel fraud prevention. Dell helps organizations and individuals build their digital future and transform how they work, live and play.
The Davis Polk corporate team includes partners John D. Amorosi and Darren M. Schweiger and associate Arthur M.T. Burke. Partner Sartaj Gill and associate Jack Orford are providing finance advice. Partners David H. Schnabel and Rachel D. Kleinberg are providing tax advice. Partner Adam Kaminsky is providing executive compensation advice. Partner Frank J. Azzopardi is providing intellectual property and technology advice. Partner John B. Reynolds III is providing regulatory advice. Members of the Davis Polk team are based in the New York, Washington DC and Northern California offices.