Kenton J King
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Ken King is widely recognized as one of the country's leading M&A attorneys, having handled numerous groundbreaking and largest-ever transactions, primarily in the technology sector. He frequently represents companies and boards in connection with activist and unsolicited takeover situations. Representative matters include: Activision Blizzard in its $75 billion acquisition by Microsoft Corporation; BuzzFeed in connection with the acquisition of the HuffPost business from Verizon Media; Xilinx in its $49 billion acquisition by Advanced Micro Devices; Xperi in its $3 billion merger of equals with TiVo; Zayo Group Holdings in its $14.3 billion acquisition by affiliates of private equity funds Digital Colony Partners and the EQT Infrastructure IV fund, and its $1.4 billion sale of zColo to DataBank, Ltd.; Visa in its proposed, but terminated, $5.3 billion acquisition of Plaid; NXP in its proposed, but terminated $47 billion acquisition by Qualcomm; Intel in numerous matters, including its $1 billion acquisition of its smartphone modem business by Apple and $15.3 billion acquisition of Mobileye; SanDisk in its $19 billion acquisition by Western Digital; and Broadcom in its $37 billion acquisition by Avago.
JD, U.C. Berkeley School of Law (Editor in Chief, California Law Review; Order of the Coif); BA, Stanford University.