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Nuance to Be Acquired by Microsoft in $19.7 Billion Transaction

Paul, Weiss is advising Nuance Communications, Inc. in its $19.7 billion sale to Microsoft Corp. The all-cash transaction, inclusive of Nuance's net debt, combines solutions and expertise to deliver new cloud and AI capabilities across healthcare and other industries. Nuance is a pioneer and a leading provider of conversational AI and cloud-based ambient clinical intelligence for healthcare providers.

The Paul, Weiss team was led by partners Scott Barshay, Jean McLoughlin and Steven Williams, and includes, among others, corporate partners Caith Kushner and John Kennedy, and counsel David Sobel, Sophia Gui and Jason Tyler; executive compensation counsel Ron Aizen, Nicole Tark and Cynthia Akard; litigation partner Jeannie Rhee and counsel Steven Herzog and Rachel Fiorill; intellectual property partner Jonathan Ashtor; tax partners Jeffrey Samuels and Patrick Karsnitz, and counsel Alyssa Wolpin; real estate partner Salvatore Gogliormella; antitrust counsel Marta Kelly; and environmental counsel William O'Brien.

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