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Upcoming/New CFIUS Filing: Tonghao Information Technology, and UTStarcom Holdings Corp.

Status:                  Upcoming/New Filing Acquirer:             Tonghao Information Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (China) Acquired:            UTStarcom Holdings Corp. (Cayman Islands) Value:                   Approx. US$49.2 Million Industry:             Telecommunications… Continue Reading

CFIUS Filing Clearance: ARRIS International plc, Brocade Communications Systems and Broadcom

Status:  Clearance   Acquirer:  ARRIS International plc (England and Wales) Acquired:  Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (US); Broadcom Ltd. (Singapore) Value:  US$800 million Industry: Telecommunications; Network and Data Solutions; Semiconductors… Continue Reading

CFIUS Clearance: MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates and DigitalGlobe

Status:   Clearance   Acquirer:  MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (Canada) Acquired:  DigitalGlobe, Inc. (US) Value:  US$3.6 billion (C$4.7 billion) Industry: Telecommunications; Aerospace   UPDATE:  On September 28, 2017, MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd., the Canadian global communications and information company, and DigitalGlobe, Inc., a US based satellite imagery company, “announced that the Committee on Foreign Investment … Continue Reading

Upcoming/New CFIUS Filing: Affiliates of EQT Infrastructure and Lumos Networks Corp.

Status:  Upcoming/New Filing   Acquirer:  Affiliates of EQT Infrastructure (probably Sweden) Acquired:  Lumos Networks Corp. (US) Value:  US$950 million Industry:  Telecommunications   On February 20, 2017, Lumos Networks Corp., a leading fiber-based service provider in the Mid-Atlantic region, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by an investment fund affiliated … Continue Reading

CFIUS Clearance: Mitel Networks Corporation and Polycom, Inc.

Status: Clearance   Acquirer:  Mitel Networks Corporation (Canada) Acquired: Polycom, Inc. (U.S.) Value:  Approximately US$1.96 billion Industry: Telecommunications   On April 15, 2016, Mitel, a Canadian company, announced a definitive deal to acquire Polycom, a US business, to make a global leader in communications technologies.  See Mitel press release (April 15, 2016).   On June 28, 2016, 74 days … Continue Reading

CFIUS Filing Clearance: Hua Capital Management Co./CITIC Capital Holdings/GoldStone Investment Co. and OmniVision Technologies

Status:  Clearance   Acquirer:  Hua Capital Management Co., Ltd. (China); CITIC Capital Holdings Ltd. (China); GoldStone Investment Co., Ltd. (China) Acquired:  OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (US) Value:  Approximately US$1.9 Billion Industry:  Technology; Telecommunications; Semiconductors Status:  Clearance… Continue Reading
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