WilmerHale Advises MKS Instruments on $980 Million Acquisition of Newport Corporation

WilmerHale Advises MKS Instruments on $980 Million Acquisition of Newport Corporation

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WilmerHale is advising its long-time client MKS Instruments, Inc. (NASDAQ:  MKSI) on its acquisition of Newport Corporation (NASDAQ: NEWP) in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $980 million.  

Mark Borden, Hal Leibowitz, Joe Conahan, J.C. Minko, Mark Nylen and Andrea Sorrentino are advising MKS on corporate matters, and John Sigel, Justin Ochs and Jamie Class are advising MKS on the acquisition financing. The WilmerHale deal team also includes Keith Barnett (real estate), Mike Bevilacqua (intellectual property), Julie Hogan Rodgers (tax), Mark Kalpin (environmental), Scott Kilgore and Laura Schneider (benefits, labor and employment) and Hartmut Schneider (antitrust).

Read MKS' press release announcing the transaction.