Mergers & Acquisitions
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Our M&A lawyers are among the most experienced and effective in the world. We represent many of the world's largest publicly traded and privately held companies, as well as leading private equity firms, financial advisors and other financial institutions and investors on their most important mergers, acquisitions and takeover transactions.
Rockstar Consortium Acquisition of Nortel Patents Named "M&A Deal of the Year"
- October 10, 2012
On October 10, The M&A Advisor recognized the acquisition of Nortel's $4.5 billion patent portfolio by Rockstar Bidco as its "M&A Deal of the Year" at its 4th Annual International M&A Awards Gala. Paul, Weiss was lead adviser to the consortium, which was comprised of Apple, Microsoft, Research In Motion, Sony and Ericsson.
The Paul, Weiss team included M&A partner Marilyn Sobel and counsel Ji Lu; intellectual property partner Charles Googe; bankruptcy partner Stephen Shimshak and counsel Diane Meyers; tax partner Peter Rothenberg; antitrust partner Joseph Simons and counsel Didier Malaquin; and employee benefits counsel Reuven Falik.