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Belden Inc. Completes $710 Million Acquisition of Tripwire

Practices: Mergers & Acquisitions, Intellectual Property Transactions, Private Equity

Ropes & Gray advised Belden Inc. in its acquisition of Tripwire, a leading provider of advanced cybersecurity solutions, for $710 million. Based in St. Louis, Belden is a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications. The transaction was announced Dec. 9 2014, and closed Jan. 5, 2015. 

The Ropes & Gray team was led by private equity partner Howard Glazer (San Francisco) and included intellectual property transactions partner Harry Rubin (New York), private equity partner Othon Prounis (New York), executive compensation & employee benefits partner Allie Alperovich (New York), government enforcement partner James Dowden (Boston), intellectual property transactions counsel Thomas Burke (New York), and private equity associate Richard Conklin (Boston).