Selected 2006 M&A Transactions

Selected 2006 M&A Transactions

Publications
  • Akamai Technologies — acquisition of Nine Systems — $160,000,000
  • Arlington Tankers — asset acquisition from Stena Group — $92,000,000
  • Becton Dickinson — acquisition of GeneOhm Sciences — $230,000,000
  • Blackstone — sale of Kabel BW to EQT — undisclosed
  • BrassRing — acquisition by Kenexa — $115,000,000
  • Danaher — acquisition of Sybron Dental Specialties — $2,200,000,000 (co-counsel)
  • Domantis — acquisition by GSK — £230,000,000
  • GeoTrust — acquisition by VeriSign — $125,000,000
  • GlycoFi — acquisition by Merck — $400,000,000
  • HMS Holdings — acquisition of the Benefits Solutions Practice Area division of Public Consulting Group — $100,000,000
  • IDEXX Laboratories — acquisition of Osmetech's Critical Care Division — $44,900,000*
  • IDX Systems — acquisition by GE Healthcare — $1,200,000,000
  • I-Logix — acquisition by Telelogic — $80,000,000
  • IMLogic — acquisition by Symantec — $90,000,000
  • Infinity Pharmaceuticals — acquisition of Discovery Partners — $162,500,000
  • Kronos — acquisition of Unicru — $150,000,000
  • Lifeline Systems — acquisition by Philips Electronics — $750,000,000
  • Linde — acquisition of BOC Group — $14,800,000,000 (worldwide antitrust counsel)
  • Lucent — merger with Alcatel — $13,000,000,000 (US CFIUS counsel and worldwide antitrust co-counsel)
  • MatrixOne — acquisition by Dassault Systèmes — $408,000,000
  • PAREXEL International — acquisition of California Clinical Trials Medical Group and Behavioral and Medical Research — $65,000,000
  • PepsiCo — acquisition of Stacy's Pita Chip Company — undisclosed
  • Red Hat — acquisition of JBoss — $420,000,000 (including earnout)
  • RSA Security — acquisition by EMC — $2,300,000,000
  • Savient Pharmaceuticals — sale of oral liquid pharmaceuticals business to Close Brothers Private Equity — $176,000,000
  • SkillSoft — acquisition of NETg from Thomson — $285,000,000*
  • Softricity — acquisition by Microsoft — undisclosed
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific — acquisition of Cohesive Technologies — undisclosed
  • Verizon Communications — acquisition of MCI — $8,500,000,000 (regulatory counsel)
  • WebMD — acquisition of Subimo — $60,000,000
  • WiderThan — acquisition by RealNetworks — $350,000,000

*pending as of January 8, 2007