Cristina Passoni

Biography

Cristina Passoni

Cristina Passoni participates in the representation of public and private companies in a variety of transactional matters, including domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, equity investments and divestitures.

Ms. Passoni has been part of the teams advising:

  • Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. in its $21 billion sale to Analog Devices, Inc.
  • Gores Metropoulos, Inc., a SPAC sponsored by affiliates of The Gores Group and Metropoulos & Co., in its $3.4 billion merger with Luminar Technologies, Inc.
  • PSP Investments as a:
    • participant in a $390 million funding round for Grail, Inc.
    • minority investor in a $340 million funding round for Netskope, Inc.
  • Trive Capital in its sale of Valence Surface Technologies.
  • SoftBank Vision Fund in:
    • its $500 million investment in Cambridge Mobile Telematics.
    • its approximately $175 million investment in C2FO.
  • Aquiline Capital Partners in its acquisition of Ontellus.
  • Genstar Capital in:
    • its acquisitions of Orion Advisor Solutions (a portfolio company of TA Associates) and Brinker Capital, creating a wealthtech advisory services company.
    • Boyd Corporation’s acquisition of Action Fabricators and in its sale of Boyd Corporation.
  • Gores Holdings III, Inc., a SPAC sponsored by an affiliate of The Gores Group, in its business combination with Pacific Architects and Engineers, Inc. (PAE) (a portfolio company of Platinum Equity).
  • Oracle in its acquisition of NetSuite.

Ms. Passoni is also involved in the Firm’s pro bono program and regularly works on intake matters with the Innocence Project.

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