Kirkland & Ellis LLP advised Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) on its acquisition of Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: CY) for an enterprise value of €9 billion. The acquisition is subject to regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions. The closing is expected by the end of calendar year 2019 or early 2020.
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The Kirkland team was led by transactional partners David Feirstein and Sarkis Jebejian and associate Romain Dambre, with Brent Nesbitt, Elvira Li, Adam Mohamed and Brandon Nesfield; tax partners Mike Beinus and Sehj Vather; and executive compensation partner Michael Krasnovsky and associate Julia Onorato.