Hengeler Mueller advises Intel on successful conclusion of acquisition of Infineon’s Wireless Solutions Business

03. February 2011

On 31 January 2011, Intel Corporation concluded the acquisition of the Wireless Solutions business of Infineon Technologies AG, which had been agreed at the end of August last year.

Hengeler Mueller advised Intel on this transaction and coordinated in Europe the carve-out and integration of the previously dependent business unit. In so doing, Hengeler Mueller acted together with its established best friends network of leading European law firms.

The Hengeler Mueller team was led by partners Matthias Hentzen and Christian Möller (both M&A, Düsseldorf) and included partners Christian Hoefs (Labour, Frankfurt), Martin Klein (Tax, Frankfurt), Thomas Schmidt-Kötters (Public Law, Düsseldorf) and Markus Röhrig (Competition, Düsseldorf) as well as associates Michael Breyer, Thomas B. Paul (both M&A, Düsseldorf), Arne Lambrecht, Patrick H. Wilkening (both IP, Düsseldorf), David Schneider, Anne Isabell Krämer (both Labour, Frankfurt), Vicki Treibmann (Labour, Düsseldorf), Lars Kloster (Tax, Frankfurt), Malte Jaguttis (Public Law, Düsseldorf) and Stephan Rudolph (Competition, Düsseldorf).

Hengeler Mueller worked on this transaction together with Morrison & Foerster LLP, Intel’s US and Asian legal counsel, with a team that included partners Robert Townsend and Eric McCrath (both M&A, San Francisco), Of Counsel Rufus Pichler (IP, New York) as well as associates Cary Chen, Dana Peck (both M&A, San Francisco), Gal Eschet (IP, Palo Alto) and Alex Gin (Real Estate, San Francisco).

Legal advice was provided in France by Bredin Prat (Olivier Rogivue, Matthieu Bichon, Julien Gayral, Timur Celik), in Austria by Schönherr (Christian Herbst, Michael Walbert, Christian Pindeus), in Denmark by Bruun & Hjejle (Mogens Ebeling, Søren Justesen) and in Portugal by Uría Menéndez (Francisco Brito e Abreu, António Castro Caldas).