Rambus’ Acquisition of AnalogX

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati advised Rambus Inc. on the deal.

Rambus Inc., a provider of industry-leading chips and silicon IP making data faster and safer, announced it has signed an agreement to acquire AnalogX, the leading provider of low power multi-standard connectivity SerDes IP solutions.

This acquisition augments the Rambus family of PCIe 5.0 and 32G Multi-protocol PHYs with SerDes technology specifically built for ultra-low power and very low latency, expanding the addressable applications and available process nodes. AnalogX’s expertise in DSP-based design and PAM4 signaling accelerates the Rambus roadmap for PCIe 6.0 and CXL 3.0 solutions and will provide critical building blocks for the CXL Memory Interconnect Initiative.

The transaction is expected to close in the third calendar quarter of 2021.

The Wilson Sonsini team that represented Rambus in the AnalogX transaction included: Douglas Schnell  (Picture), Nikkisha Smith, Stacy Lee, Michael Coke, Amanda Urquiza, Mary Chamaki, Audrey Garfield, Rosalind Schonwald, Morgan Dudkewitz, Myra Sutanto Shen, Sunny Dhaliwal, Matthew Staples, Daniel Chen, Dantam Le, Rebecca Stuart, Meaghan Snyder, Scott McCall and Jessica Bliss.

Involved fees earner: Jessica Bliss – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Mary Chamaki – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Daniel Chen – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Michael Coke – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Sunny Dhaliwal – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Audrey Garfield – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Dantam Le – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Scott McCall – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Morgan Oksana Dudkewitz – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Douglas Schnell – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Rosalind Schonwald – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Nikkisha Smith – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Meaghan Snyder – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Matthew Staples – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Rebecca Stuart – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Myra Sutanto Shen – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati; Amanda Urquiza – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati;

Law Firms: Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati;

Clients: Rambus Inc.;

Author: Martina Bellini