Hitachi’s $4.8 billion sale of Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (HGST) to Western Digital.
Represented Hitachi, Ltd. in its sale of its hard disk drive subsidiary, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (HGST) to Western Digital for $4.8 billion in cash and stock.
ON Semiconductor's $600 million acquisition of Sanyo Semiconductor.
Represented ON Semiconductor in its $600 million acquisition of Sanyo Semiconductor, the first ever acquisition of a major Japanese semiconductor company by a US company (and one of the largest inbound investments into Japan to date). Recipient of “M&A Deal of the Year” by The M&A Advisor's International M&A Awards.
Fuji Electric's joint venture with Schneider.
Represented Fuji Electric in its joint venture with Schneider Electric to combine the parties' businesses (with more than 3,000 employees in Japan and China) for the development, manufacture, and sale of electrical distribution and industrial control equipment in Japan.
Nissin Food's proposed acquisition of Indofood.
Represented Nissin Food in its proposed acquisition, together with First Pacific Company Limited, of a controlling interest in Indofood (one of Indonesia's five largest companies).
Thomson's $110-million tender offer for Canopus.
Represented Thomson SA in its $110 million tender offer for Canopus, a Kobe-based developer of high-performance video encoding/decoding technology, which included the subsequent squeeze-out of the remaining minority shareholders in Japan and the United States.
Fujitsu's alliance with NCR to develop next-generation ATMs.
Represented Fujitsu in the formation of a global alliance with NCR Corporation to design, develop, and manufacture next-generation ATMs and cash dispensers.