Puppet Acquisition by Perforce

April 11, 2022Client News

Gunderson Dettmer represented client Puppet, an infrastructure automation company, in its acquisition by Perforce, a developer of software configuration management systems. The acquisition will enable Perforce to utilize Puppet’s platform to continue its mission to help technology teams solve the most difficult problems in DevOps. 

In the announcement of the transaction, CEO of Puppet Yvonne Wassenaar said, “Similar to Puppet, Perforce has an incredible customer base and is a trusted DevOps leader delivering digital creation and planning, developer productivity tools, and automated testing and quality. The missing link? Puppet’s sweet spot: infrastructure as a code.”

The Gunderson deal team was led by Corporate partners Jared Grauer, Dan O’Connor, and M&A partner John Olson, and included Corporate associates Stephanie Lane and Chase Beckstead, M&A associates Monica Dion and Donna Scaffidi, Labor & Employment partner Natalie Pierce and associate Jeff Salomon, Executive Compensation partner Liz Webb and associate Erik Ward, Tax/Fund partner Mark Foster and associate Morgan Otway, and Tech/IP/Privacy partner Colin Chapman and associates Julie Mahoney, Cameron Jahansouz, Khalil Nobles, Alex Lee, and Tiffany Lam.