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Baker Botts represents MONI Smart Security in Venture with Nest  

PALO ALTO, October 2, 2017 – Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, today announced that it represented MONI Smart Security (Nasdaq: ASCMA), a leading provider of in home security alarm monitoring, in its agreement to provide professional monitoring service for Nest Secure. 

“More and more homes are utilizing web and Wi-Fi enabled products to better manage security, comfort and their overall household experience. Partnering these innovative technology leaders will add significant value for both existing and new customers in the growing connected home market,” said Cynthia J. Cole, Special Counsel with Baker Botts’ Palo Alto office and the lead deal lawyer representing Moni Smart Security. 

“Baker Botts is one of the leading global technology and IP law firms and being part of this unique deal speaks to the expertise and leadership we can provide,” added Ms. Cole. 

"The Baker Botts team provided outstanding counsel and advice throughout the transaction and their efforts contributed to a successful closing," said William E. Niles, Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Ascent Capital Group, Inc. 

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