July 21, 2022
Weil advised Vonage Holdings Corp., a global provider of cloud-based communications, in its $6.2 billion sale to Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson (Ericsson), a Sweden-based enabler for communications service providers to capture the full value of connectivity. The transaction closed on July 21, 2022.
The Weil team that advised Vonage Holdings Corp. was led by Mergers & Acquisitions partner Michael J. Aiello and included Mergers & Acquisitions partners Matthew Gilroy and Megan Pendleton and Mergers & Acquisitions associates Iliana Karaoglan, Chukwudi Udeogalanya, Dorothy Coco and Amanda Gould. The team also included Executive Compensation & Benefits Head Paul Wessel; Technology & IP Transactions Co-Head Jeffrey Osterman; Technology & IP Transactions/Privacy associates Kane Wishart, Catherine Kim and Tyler Fredricks; International Tax Head Devon Bodoh; Tax partners Stuart Goldring and Greg Featherman; Public Company Advisory Group partner P.J. Himelfarb; Capital Markets partner Corey Chivers; Capital Markets associate Paul Heller (Admitted in Canada Only); Regulatory Transactions partner Shawn Cooley; Regulatory Transactions counsel Nathan Cunningham; Antitrust partner John Scribner; Antitrust counsel Neil Rigby; and Antitrust associates Marie-Marie de Fays and Alexandra Ampudia.