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IFLR Names Rockstar Bidco M&A Deal of the Year

Paul, Weiss was awarded "M&A Deal of the Year" for their role in the Rockstar Bidco $4.5 billion acquisition of Nortel Networks at the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) Americas Awards in New York on March 29. The Paul, Weiss team was lead adviser for the consortium comprised of Apple, Ericsson, Microsoft, Research In Motion, Sony and EMC Corporation. During the four-day bankruptcy auction held in June 2011, the Rockstar Bidco consortium outbid the final efforts of the other bidders, including Google and Intel.

The Paul, Weiss team included M&A partner Marilyn Sobel and counsel Ji Lu; intellectual property partner Charles H. Googe Jr.; bankruptcy partner Stephen J. Shimshak and counsel Diane Meyers; tax partner Peter J. Rothenberg; antitrust partner Joseph J. Simons and counsel Didier Malaquin; and employee benefits counsel Reuven Falik.

April 3, 2012

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