Rambus, Inc.’s $65 Million Acquisition Of Verimatrix


The Wilson Sonsini team advising Rambus, in collaboration with London-based law firm Taylor Wessing.

On December 8, 2019, Rambus Inc., a premier silicon IP and chip provider, announced the completed acquisition of the silicon IP, secure protocols and provisioning business from Verimatrix, formerly Inside Secure. Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati represented Rambus in the transaction.

Rambus paid $45 million at closing, and will pay up to an additional $20 million, subject to certain revenue targets. The combined portfolio of products, including the secure silicon IP and provisioning solutions from both companies, is expected to create one of the most comprehensive silicon-proven security IP portfolios in the industry.

The Wilson Sonsini team included Michael Coke (Picture), Ethan Lutske, Amanda Urquiza, Kathleen Chun, Josephine Kim, John McGaraghan, Audrey Garfield, Blair Nelson, Myra Sutanto Shen, Timothy Shapiro, Jessica Bliss, Josephine Aiello LeBeau, Melissa Mannino and JeAnne Reyes.

Involved fees earner: Josephine Aiello LeBeau – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Jessica Bliss – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Kathleen Chun – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Michael Coke – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Audrey Garfield – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Josephine Kim – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Ethan Lutske – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Melissa Mannino – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; John McGaraghan – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Blair Nelson – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; JeAnne Reyes – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Timothy Shapiro – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Myra Sutano-Shen – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Amanda Urquiza – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati;

Law Firms: Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati;

Clients: Rambus Inc.;