Renesas Electronics Corporation’s $3.2 Billion acquisition of Intersil Corporation

Ashurst advised Nomura on the deal, while White & Case LLP advised Qatalyst Partners.

Renesas is a multi-national corporation headquartered in Tokyo, Japan and is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and is a component of the JPX Nikkei Index 400. Renesas delivers trusted embedded design innovation with complete semiconductor solutions that enable billions of connected, intelligent devices to enhance the way people work and live – securely and safely.

Dialog is a provider of integrated circuits that power mobile devices and internet of things. Dialog solutions are integral to some of today’s leading mobile devices and the enabling element for increasing performance and productivity on the go. From making smartphones more efficient and shortening charging times, enabling home appliances to be controlled from anywhere, to connecting the next generation of wearable devices, Dialog’s decades of experience and world-class innovation help manufacturers get to what’s next.

Qatalyst Partners, a global, independent, technology-focused investment bank, is joint Rule 3 financial adviser to Dialog Semiconductor Plc.

The Ashurst team comprised partners Tom Mercer (Picture) and Tim Rennie, senior associate Darren Phelan and associate Nick Lever. Partners Kensuke Inoue and James Coiley are also advising.

The White & Case team that advised Qatalyst Partners on the transaction was led by partners Philip Broke (London), and Lutz Kraemer (Frankfurt), and included partner Nicholas Greenacre (London) and associates Benedikt Happ (Frankfurt) and Kal Leung (London).

Involved fees earner: James Coiley – Ashurst; Kensuke Inoue – Ashurst; Nick Lever – Ashurst; Tom Mercer – Ashurst; Darren Phelan – Ashurst; Tim Rennie – Ashurst; Philip Broke – White & Case; Nicholas Greenacre – White & Case; Benedikt Happ – White & Case; Lutz Krämer – White & Case; Kal Leung – White & Case;

Law Firms: Ashurst; White & Case;

Clients: Nomura; Qatalyst Partners;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti