Baker & McKenzie Advises Kaspersky Lab on Share Buy-Back


Moscow, Russia, 14 February 2012 – Baker & McKenzie has advised leading IT security company Kaspersky Lab on its buy-back of shares from certain shareholders, including General Atlantic KSKY B.V. Baker & McKenzie previously advised Kaspersky Lab on General Atlantic's equity investment in Kaspersky Lab in 2011.

Kaspersky Lab, one of the fastest growing IT security companies worldwide, is one of the world's top four vendors of endpoint security software.

The Baker & McKenzie team in Moscow was led by partner James Richards and included Robert Gray and Matthew Martin.

General Atlantic was advised by Nigel Gleeson of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer London.

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