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Qualcomm to Acquire NXP

Paul, Weiss is representing wireless technology leader Qualcomm Incorporated in its agreement to acquire NXP Semiconductors for $47 billion. The transaction represents the largest ever in the semiconductor industry. The transaction is expected to close by the end of 2017.

The Paul, Weiss team included corporate partners Scott Barshay, Steven Williams, Eric Goodison, John Kennedy, Manuel Frey, Ellen Ching and Ross Fieldston and counsel Justin Rosenberg, Brian Scrivani and Patricia Vaz de Almeida; tax partners Jeffrey Samuels, Patrick Karsnitz, David Sicular and David Mayo and counsel Alyssa Wolpin; intellectual property partners Claudine Meredith-Goujon and Chuck Googe and counsel Menachem Kaplan; employee benefits partner Lawrence Witdorchic; litigation partners Eric Stone, Catherine Nyarady, Audra Soloway, Nicholas Groombridge, Andrew Gordon, Joseph Simons and Aidan Synnott and counsel Kira Davis, Peter Jaffe and Kripa Raman; real estate partner Peter Fisch; environmental counsel William O'Brien; international trade counsel Richard Elliott; and antitrust counsel Marta Kelly.

October 27, 2016

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