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May 24, 2017

WilmerHale Represents Sonus in Merger with GENBAND to Create a Global Leader in Real-Time Communications Software Solutions

Sonus Networks, Inc. and GENBAND™ announced a definitive agreement under which the two companies will combine to create a leader in next-generation communications networking.

March 10, 2016

Tightening Internet Regulation in China

While the so-called Great Firewall remains in place to block unwanted overseas content and postings by ordinary citizens remain subject to censorship, now the restrictions on publishing and programming familiar to radio, film and television are being extended in full to the Internet.

January 14, 2016

China Issues Updated Telecommunications Services Catalogue

China has for the first time in 12 years issued a new edition of the Telecommunications Services Catalogue to replace the badly outdated 2003 version issued shortly after China's WTO accession.

October 22, 2014

Progress Software Announces Intent to Acquire Telerik

WilmerHale client Progress Software Corporation announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Telerik AD, a leading provider of application development tools.

September 23, 2014

Millennial Media to Acquire Nexage, a Leading Mobile SSP and Advertising Exchange

Millennial Media today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Nexage for approximately $107.5 million in cash and stock, subject to certain adjustments.

June 17, 2014

WEX to Acquire Evolution1, a Leader in Cloud-Based Technology and Payment Solutions in the Healthcare Industry

WEX Inc., a leading provider of corporate payment solutions, and Evolution1, a leader in cloud-based technology and payment solutions in the healthcare industry, announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for WEX to acquire Evolution1 for $532.5 million in cash.

June 17, 2014

Yandex to Acquire Auto.ru

Yandex, the leading internet company in Russia, today announced that it has agreed to acquire Auto.ru, one of the leading online auto classifieds businesses in Russia.

April 2, 2014

WilmerHale Represents Alcatel-Lucent in $200M Asset Divestiture

On April 1, 2014, Alcatel-Lucent announced that it formally signed and closed a definitive agreement for the sale of its subsidiary LGS Innovations LLC to a US-based company owned by a Madison Dearborn Partners-led investor group that includes CoVant.

March 3, 2014

Selected 2014 M&A Transactions

In 2013, we advised clients throughout the United States and Europe on more than 75 M&A transactions, providing guidance in areas including corporate, securities, antitrust and tax.

March 3, 2014

Selected 2014 Public Offerings and Rule 144A Placements

In 2013, we handled more than 40 public offerings and Rule 144A placements raising approximately $20 billion, for leading companies in life sciences, technology, financial services, communications and other industries.