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Kenton King, widely recognized as one of the world's leading M&A lawyers, has extensive experience in US and cross-border M&A, shareholder activism and board counseling. He focuses his practice on clients in the technology sector and has handled many of the industry's largest-ever deals. His matters include advising: Visa on its $5.3 billion acquisition of fintech startup Plaid; Xperi on its $3 billion combination with TiVo; Intel in numerous matters, including its the $1 billion acquisition of its smartphone modem business by Apple and its $15.3 billion acquisition of Mobileye; Zayo Group in its $14.3 billion acquisition by affiliates of private equity funds Digital Colony Partners and the EQT Infrastructure IV fund Representative ; NXP in its proposed, but terminated $47 billion acquisition by Qualcomm; SanDisk in its $19 billion acquisition by Western Digital; Broadcom in its $37 billion acquisition by Avago; and an Oracle special committee in the company's $9.3 billion acquisition of NetSuite. His numerous accolades include the M&A Lifetime Achievement Award from The Deal and a Mergers and Acquisitions Trailblazer award from The National Law Journal. JD, U.C. Berkeley School of Law, 1987 (Editor in Chief, California Law Review; Order of the Coif); BA, Stanford University.