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Baker Botts Represents Consensys Software Inc. in its Acquisition of Wallet Guard Inc.


Deal Description: Consensys Software Inc. (“CSI”), the leading blockchain and web3 software company at the forefront of innovation, pioneering technological developments within the web3 ecosystem, has entered into an agreement to acquire Wallet Guard Inc. (“Wallet Guard”), a leading, user-centric browser extension, security dashboard, and security engine for cryptocurrency that protects users’ cryptocurrency wallets, digital assets and data from theft, scams, and fraud.

The acquisition allows CSI to integrate Wallet Guard’s capabilities to further bolster MetaMask, the world’s leading self-custodial cryptocurrency wallet, with state-of-the-art security features ensuring users receive the utmost protection in web3.

A team of Baker Botts lawyers, led by Corporate partner Brendan Dignan, represented CSI as its legal counsel.  Baker Botts previously advised CSI on its acquisitions of Special Mechanisms Group LLC and Hal Collective, Inc.

The Baker Botts team includes:

Corporate: Brendan Dignan (Lead Partner, Washington, D.C.); Matthew Savoff (Associate, Palo Alto); Tyler Kendler (Associate, Washington, D.C)

Executive Comp and Benefits: Jason Loden (Partner, Dallas); Gabriela Alvarez (Associate, Houston)

Income Tax: Jordan Hahn (Associate, Dallas)

Privacy & Cybersecurity: Matthew Baker (Partner, San Francisco)

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