The two Am Law 100 firms are taking the lead on an all-stock merger that will see U.S. manufacturer of chipmaking equipment Applied Materials acquire Japanese rival Tokyo Electron, making it one of the largest foreign takeovers of a Japanese company in history. The deal values the target at $9.3 billion while creating a combined company with a total market value of roughly $29 billion.
Jones Day, Weil Lead on $29 Billion Chip Sector Deal
The Am Law Daily
September 24, 2013