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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, hedge funds, financial advisors and other financial institutions and investors on their most important merger, acquisitions and takeover transactions.
Paul, Weiss is representing wireless technology leader Qualcomm Incorporated in connection with an unsolicited proposal from Singapore-based chipmaker Broadcom Limited. On November 13, Qualcomm announced that its Board of Directors unanimously rejected the proposed cash-and-stock acquisition, which valued Qualcomm at $130 billion, including $25 billion in net debt. Paul, Weiss is also representing Qualcomm in its $47 billion acquisition of NXP Semiconductors N.V.
The Paul, Weiss team advising Qualcomm in the current matter includes corporate partners Scott Barshay, Steven Williams and corporate counsel Brian Scrivani; tax partner Jeffrey Samuels; and employee benefits partner Lawrence Witdorchic.November 13, 2017