Glassdoor’s Acquisition of Fishbowl

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati advised Fishbowl on the deal.

Glassdoor, the worldwide leader on insights about jobs and companies, announced that through its parent company it has completed the acquisition of Fishbowl, a fast-growing social network used by more than one million professionals engaging in candid conversations about anything career, industry, and workplace-related. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. 

With more than 55 million unique users each month, Glassdoor is on a mission to help people everywhere find a job and company they love by increasing workplace transparency. With Fishbowl’s focus on building meaningful connections and more personal conversations for working professionals, the two platforms are highly complementary and help people get the information they need to make more informed career decisions. Fishbowl by Glassdoor will deliver even more workplace transparency, empowering professionals to have candid conversations, connect with one another, build communities, and gain helpful insights to advance their careers. With the acquisition, employees and job seekers on Glassdoor will now see relevant Fishbowl conversations from people working in related companies and industries.

The Wilson Sonsini team that advised Fishbowl on the transaction included: Rich Mullen (Picture), David Lee, Elia Perez Villamarin, Andrew Hoffman, Mike Pestana, Barath Chari, Scott McKinney, Nora Shafie, Matt Staples, Daniel Chen, Erin Soyoung Park, Myra Sutanto Shen, Sunny Dhaliwal, Jaqueline Tokuda, Mark Cornillez-Ty, Kristen Stidham, Rebecca Stuart, Nedim Novakovic, Joshua Gruenspecht and Seth Cowell. 

Involved fees earner: Barath Chari – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Daniel Chen – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Mark Cornillez-Ty – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Seth Cowell – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Sunny Dhaliwal – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Joshua Gruenspecht – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Andrew Hoffman – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Scott McKinney – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Rich Mullen – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Nedim Novakovic – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Mike Pestana – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; David Seoho Lee – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Nora Shafie – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Erin Soyoung Park – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Matt Staples – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Kristen Stidham – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Rebecca Stuart – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Myra Sutanto Shen – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Jaqueline Tokuda – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Elia Villamarin – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati;

Law Firms: Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati;

Clients: Fishbowl ;

Martina Bellini

Author: Martina Bellini