Qlik’s $560 Million Acquisition Of Attunity


Davis Polk is advising Attunity Ltd. on its approximately $560 million acquisition by Qlik Technologies Inc. The transaction, which is expected to close in the second quarter of 2019, is subject to customary closing conditions, including the approval of Attunity shareholders and clearance from relevant regulatory authorities.

Attunity is a provider of data integration and big data management software solutions that enable the availability, delivery and management of data across heterogeneous enterprise platforms, organizations and the cloud. Qlik’s end-to-end data management and analytics platform brings together all of an organization’s data, enabling people to use their curiosity to uncover new insights.

The Davis Polk corporate team includes partners William H. Aaronson (Picture) and Lee Hochbaum and associate Francesca Campbell. Partner William A. Curran is providing tax advice. Partner Veronica M. Wissel is providing executive compensation advice. Associate Daniel F. Forester is providing intellectual property and technology advice. Partner Jesse Solomon and counsel Mary K. Marks are providing antitrust and competition advice.

Involved fees earner: William H. Aaronson – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Francesca Campbell – Davis Polk & Wardwell; William Curran – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Daniel Forester – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Lee Hochbaum – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Mary Marks – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Jesse Solomon – Davis Polk & Wardwell; Veronica Wissel – Davis Polk & Wardwell;

Law Firms: Davis Polk & Wardwell;

Clients: Attunity Ltd.;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti