Mark Bekheit

Partner at Latham & Watkins LLP

Mark Bekheit

Mark Bekheit

Partner at Latham & Watkins LLP

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Mark Bekheit’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions and other strategic corporate transactions.

Mr. Bekheit’s experience includes public and private company mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, tender and exchange offers, joint ventures, and minority investments for strategic and private equity clients, as well as general corporate representation and strategic planning for both publicly-traded and privately-held companies.

Mr. Bekheit previously served as the lead in-house corporate lawyer of a Silicon Valley-based Fortune 500 company in its acquisitions and strategic investments in the consumer and enterprise data storage industries.

A selection of Mr. Bekheit's experience includes representation of:

Hortonworks in connection with its merger of equals with Cloudera (US$5.2 billion)
Broadcom Ltd. (formerly Avago Technologies Limited) in connection with its:
Acquisition of Broadcom Corp. (US$37 billion)
Acquisition of Brocade (US$5.5 billion)
Acquisition of CyOptics (US$400 million)
Domestication to the United States and attempted hostile takeover of Qualcomm (US$117 billion)

New Relic in connection with its acquisitions of Co-Scale and SignifAI
Amneal Pharmaceuticals in connection with its merger with Impax Laboratories (US$6.4 billion)
T-Mobile in connection with its pending merger with Sprint (US$26 billion)
Entrust Datacard in connection with its pending acquisition of the General Purpose HSM business of Thales
John Deere in connection with its acquisition of Blue River Technology, a company specializing in machine learning technology for agricultural applications (US$305 million)
LivaNova in connection with its divestiture of its Cardiac Rhythm Management business to Microport (US$190 million)
CH2M, a design engineering services firm, in connection with its sale to Jacobs Engineering (US$2.85 billion)
Sorin SpA in connection with its merger of equals with Cyberonics (US$2.7 billion)
Intuit in connection with its:
Acquisition of Demandforce (US$423.5 million)
Sale of Digital Insight Corporation (US$1.025 billion)
Sale of its commercial banking division
Sale of Intuit Websites
Sale of Medfusion

Virgin America in connection with its sale to Alaska Airlines (US$2.6 billion)
Extreme Networks in multiple acquisitions, including its acquisition of the Motorola wireless business from Zebra Technologies
Thoratec Corporation in connection with its sale to St. Jude Medical (US$3.4 billion)
Integrated Device Technology in connection with its:
Acquisition of NXP’s high speed data converter business
Sale of its Alvand Technologies data converter business
Attempted acquisition of PLX Technology
Its pending sale to Renesas (US$6.7 billion)

SanDisk in connection with its acquisition of SMART Storage Systems, a portfolio company of SMART Worldwide Holdings and developer of enterprise solid state drives based on the SATA and SAS storage protocols

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Latham & Watkins LLP is a full-service law firm. The firm offers services in the areas of finance, litigation, tax, banking, life sciences, private equity, real estate, government relations, employment law, and outsourcing. The firm practices in a spectrum of transactional, litigation, corporate, and regulatory areas. Latham & Watkins was established in 1934 and is based in New York, New York.

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Deutsche Telekom AG, T-Mobile US, Inc. purchase Sprint Corp. from SoftBank Group Corp.

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