Davis Polk advised the joint book-running managers and representatives of the several underwriters on the $112 million initial public offering by SecureWorks Corp. of 8,000,000 shares of its Class A common stock. The Class A common stock is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol “SCWX.” The transaction represents the first U.S. initial public offing by a technology company in 2016.
SecureWorks, a subsidiary of Dell Inc., is a global provider of intelligence-driven information security solutions exclusively focused on protecting its clients from cyber attacks. SecureWorks’ solutions enable organizations to fortify their cyber defenses to prevent security breaches, detect malicious activity in real time, prioritize and respond rapidly to security breaches and predict emerging threats. SecureWorks is based in Atlanta, Georgia.
The Davis Polk corporate team included partner Bruce K. Dallas and associates Bryan M. Quinn and Amy Tu. The tax team included partner Rachel D. Kleinberg and associates Nicole P. Field and Peter Benesch. The intellectual property and technology team included counsel David R. Bauer and associate Nara Lee. Counsel Marcie A. Goldstein provided FINRA advice. Members of the Davis Polk team are based in the Northern California and New York offices.