Am Law Firms Line Up for Latest SoftBank Deal

, The Am Law Daily


Just a few days after acquiring a majority stake in Finnish online gaming company Supercell, the Japanese Internet and telecommunications giant has agreed to pay $1.26 billion for a 57 percent stake in Miami-based mobile-phone company Brightstar Corporation. Morrison & Foerster is advising SoftBank, while Cleary and K&L Gates provide counsel to Brightstar. Weil is representing Brightstar shareholder Lindsay Goldberg.

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