Mergers & Acquisitions

We have substantial transaction experience gained during our extensive careers in mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance.

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The following represents significant transactions executed by our partners:

Client Size Transaction
Seagate $17.0 billion Sale to Veritas
TPG $17.0 billion Acquisition of Harrah’s
Bay Networks $9.1 billion Sale to Nortel
Software.com $6.0 billion Merger with Phone.com
Oracle $5.8 billion Acquisition of Siebel
broadcast.com $5.7 billion Sale to Yahoo!
AMD $5.4 billion Acquisition of ATI Technologies
Del Monte Foods $5.3 billion Acquired by Vestar Capital Partners, Centerview Partners
AMD $5.0 billion JV with Mubadala
Applied Materials $4.9 billion Acquisition of Varian
McKesson $4.0 billion Sale of PCS Division to Eli Lilly
Sandisk $4.0 billion Defense from Samsung
Hellman & Friedman $3.1 billion Sale of DoubleClick to Google
Raychem $2.9 billion Sale to Tyco
KKR $2.8 billion Merger with KPE
Cordant $2.3 billion Sale to Alcoa
Atmel $2.0 billion Proxy advisory versus George Perlegos
Atmel $2.0 billion Defense from Microchip and ON Semi
Electronic Arts $2.0 billion Unsolicited Offer for Take-Two
Smart Modular $2.0 billion Sale to Solectron
Varian $2.0 billion Sale of Electron Devices to Leonard Greene
Xylan $1.9 billion Sale to Alcatel
CNET $1.8 billion Sale to CBS
JD Edwards $1.8 billion Sale to PeopleSoft
Omniture $1.8 billion Sale to Adobe
ArcSight $1.8 billion Sale to HP
Sandisk $1.6 billion Acquisition of M-Systems
Amdahl $1.5 billion Sale of Fujitsu
National Health Labs $1.5 billion Sale to Roche Biomedical
AMO $1.4 billion Acquisition of Visx
Intuit $1.4 billion Acquisition of Digital Insight
LEGATO Systems $1.3 billion Sale to EMC
McAfee $1.3 billion Acquisition of Network General
eBay $1.2 billion Acquisition of GMarket
Ocular Sciences $1.2 billion Sale to Cooper Companies
Aspect Communications $1.1 billion Sale to Concerto
Verigy $1.1 billion Sale to Advantest
Andersen Consulting $1.0 billion JV with Microsoft
Nexabit Networks $900 million Sale to Lucent Technologies
Zappos $886 million Sale to Amazon
Qualcomm $805 million Acquisition of Flarion
Safeskin $780 million Sale to Kimberly-Clark
Agilent $730 million Acquisition of Objective Systems Integrators
Headwaters Incorporated $715 million Acquires Tapco Holdings
Neurex $700 million Sale to Elan
Oracle $670 million Acquisition of Retek
Network Associates $640 million Acquisition of Dr. Solomon’s
URS Corporation $600 million Dames Moore Group
Lattice $500 million Acquisition of Vantis
Ingram Micro $490 million Acquisition of Tech Pacific
Applied Materials $460 million Acquisition of Applied Films
Santa Anita $450 million Sale to Meditrust
Clorox $400 million Acquisition of Armor All
Websense $400 million Acquisition of SurfControl
Savi Technologies $380 million Sale to Lockheed Martin
Applied Materials $364 million Acquisition of Semitool
AST Research $360 million Sale to Samsung Electronics
Oak Technology $360 million Sale to Zoran
Adaptec $350 million Spin-off of Roxio
ePiphany $329 million Sale to SSA Global
Viasystems $325 million Acquisition of Kalex
Microchip Technology $300 million Acquisition of Telecom Semi
Network Associates $300 million Acquisition of TIS
Bechtel Enterprise $295 million Sold 50% interest in the Bay Area Power Company to Calpine Corporation
Microcom $275 million Sale to Compaq
QLogic $225 million Sale of HDC business to Marvell
National Health Labs $215 million Acquisition of Allied Clinical Labs
Textron $200 million Sale of Bostitch Division to Stanley Works
Semtech $180 million Acquisition of Sierra Monolithics
CommQuest $180 million Sale to IBM
JDSU $165 million Acquisition of Agilent Network Solutions
Applied Materials $140 million Acquisition of Orbot Instruments
Nvidia $125 million Acquisition of 3dfx
Applied Materials $110 million Acquisition of Opal
PMI Mortgage Insurance Co. $118 million Acquired MGICA Ltd.
Solectron $110 million Sale of DY4 to Curtiss Wright
Solectron $100 million Sale of SmartModular to Francisco
Airtouch $65 million Sale to Vodaphone