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Michael S Ringler

Palo Alto, USA Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
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Michael Ringler operates a highly respected corporate practice which encompasses expertise in complex M&A, joint ventures and divestitures, as well as experience in proxy contests and hostile takeovers. He is particularly active in technology transactions.
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Mike Ringler represents boards, special committees and management teams on complex strategic transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures and other transformative business transactions. He also regularly advises boards and special committees when confronting challenges to corporate control, including unsolicited acquisition proposals, hostile takeovers, proxy contests and shareholder activism. His recent transactions include advising Proofpoint in its $12.3 billion sale to Thoma Bravo (largest-ever private equity acquisition of a cloud software company); Livongo Health in its $18.5 billion sale to Teladoc (largest-ever digital health deal); Credit Karma in its $7 billion acquisition by Intuit Inc. (largest-ever venture-backed fintech deal); Coherent in its initially announced $5.7 billion sale to Lumentum, followed by Coherent’s subsequent responses to competing acquisition proposals from MKS Instruments, II-VI and Lumentum in a three-party bidding war culminating in Coherent’s $7 billion sale to II-VI.; SK Hynix in its $9 billion acquisition of Intel’s memory business; F5 Networks in its acquisition of Shape Security; and Xperi in its $3 billion merger with TiVo Corporation. Among numerous other accolades, he was recognized by The American Lawyer as a 2021 Dealmaker of the Year and by Law360 as an M&A MVP in 2021. He has been recognized several times as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in California by the Daily Journal.

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J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, B.S., University of Michigan, 1992.

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Michael S Ringler

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