M&A and Joint Ventures

Proposed Acquisition of KeyDrive S.A.

Represented DWF LLP as U.S. counsel for CentralNic Group PLC, a London stock exchange listed company, in its proposed acquisition of KeyDrive S.A., a Luxembourg conglomerate.

$285 Million Multinational Joint Venture

Represented an automotive OEM in the establishment of a multinational joint venture with a major Saudi Arabian conglomerate, valued at $285 million.

Hitachi Data Systems – Acquisition of Assets

Represented Hitachi Data Systems in its acquisition of assets comprising the homeland security software technology business of two related multinational companies.

Ricoh Company, Ltd. – Acquisition of U.S. Printing Technology Company

Represented Ricoh Company, Ltd. in its acquisition by merger of a U.S. printing technology company.

Trax International LLC – GT2 Engenheiros Associados Ltda. Joint Venture

Represented Trax International LLC, a U.S. government contractor, in a joint venture with GT2 Engenheiros Associados Ltda. in Brazil to provide engineering services to power plant owners and operators in Brazil.

Kaman Corporation – Kineco Systems Joint Venture

Represented Kaman Corporation, a NYSE-listed U.S. defense contractor, in a joint venture with Kineco Systems Pty Ltd. to manufacture and distribute aircraft composites and other products in India and elsewhere in Asia.

gategroup – Saudi Joint Venture

Represented gategroup, an international airline catering and services company, in a joint venture to produce halal foods in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

QuadraMed Corporation – Sale to Private Equity Firm

Represented QuadraMed Corporation in its acquisition by Francisco Partners, a U.S. private equity firm.

QuadraMed Corporation – Acquisition of Tempus Software

Represented QuadraMed Corporation in its acquisition of Tempus Software, Inc., a healthcare scheduling technology company.

QuadraMed Corporation –  Acquisition of IT Company

Represented QuadraMed Corporation in its acquisition of Détente Systems Pty Limited, an Australian and United Kingdom information technology company.

Telco Communications Group, Inc. – Sale to Excel Communications, Inc.

Represented Telco Communications Group, Inc. in its acquisition by Excel Communications, Inc.

CAIS Internet - Disposition of Software Business

Represented CAIS Internet in the disposition of its server software business to Cisco Corporation.

PT-1 Communications, Inc. – Sale to STAR Communications, Inc.

Represented PT-1 Communications, Inc., an international long distance telecommunications company, in its acquisition by STAR Communications, Inc.

Federal Computer Corporation – Sale to Condor Technology Solutions, Inc.

Represented Federal Computer Corporation, an information technology company, in its acquisition by Condor Technology Solutions, Inc.

FirsTel, Inc. – Sale to Advanced Communications Group, Inc.

Represented FirsTel, Inc., a long-distance telecommunications company, in its acquisition by Advanced Communications Group, Inc.

Mortgage Funds Consolidation

The consolidation of three publicly traded mortgage funds into two New York Stock Exchange–listed REITs.

Acquisition of Interest in Phar Mor, Inc.

Represented an investor group in connection with its acquisition of a controlling interest in Phar Mor, Inc.