Silver Lake’s Investment In Motorola Solutions

Goldman, Sachs & Co. LLC acted as financial advisors to Motorola Solutions, and Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz served as Motorola Solutions’ legal advisor in the transactions. Simpson Thacher & Bartlett served as Silver Lake’s legal advisor.

Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI), a global leader in mission-critical communications, command center software and video security and analytics, and Silver Lake, a global leader in technology investing, extended their strategic partnership. In connection with the continuation of this partnership, Silver Lake made a new $1 billion investment in Motorola Solutions, and settled its outstanding $800 million aggregate principal investment one year ahead of its maturity.

MSI is a leading global provider of mission-critical communications. MSI’s technology platforms in communications, command center software, services and video security, and analytics make cities safer and help communities and businesses thrive.

Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC acted as the sole underwriter of the offering.

The Simpson Thacher team included Dan Webb, Rich Capelouto, Naveed Anwar, Kelli Schultz, Usman Arain, Jeremy Bethel and Estell Lee (Corporate); Jennifer Levitt, Mimi Cheng and Jesse Feng (Credit); Jonathan Lindabury and Caitlin L. Wood (Derivatives); Jennifer Nadborny and James I. Rapp (Public Company Advisory Practice); Jonathan Karen and Jordan Cross (Private Funds); and Katharine Moir (Tax).

Involved fees earner: Caitlin Wood – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Naveed Anwar – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Usman Arain – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jeremy Bethel – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Rich Capelouto – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Mimi Cheng – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jordan Cross – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jung Eun Lee – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jesse Feng – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jennifer Levitt – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jonathan Lindabury – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Katharine Moir – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jennifer Nadborny – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Kelli Schultz – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Daniel Webb – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Law Firms: Davis Polk & Wardwell; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Clients: Silver Lake;