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CFIUS Clearance: Orolia SA and Talen-X, Inc.

Status: Clearance Acquirer: Orolia SA (France) Acquired: Talen-X, Inc. (US) Value: Unknown Industry:  Telecommunications; Communications Equipment Manufacturing UPDATE: On September 18, 2019, Orolia Defense & Security announced it “has completed the acquisition of TalenX, a U.S. company specializing in advanced Global Navigation Simulation System (GNSS) solutions and Interference, Detection, and Mitigation (IDM) technologies.” (Press Release, … 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

CFIUS Filing Abandoned: T.C.L. Industries Limited/TCL Corporation and Inseego Corp./Novatel Wireless

Status: Withdrawn and Abandoned   Acquirer:  T.C.L. Industries Holdings (H.K.) Limited (Hong Kong SAR, China); TCL Corporation (China) Acquired:  Inseego Corp. (US); Novatel Wireless, Inc. (US) Value:  US$50 million Industry:  Telecommunications… Continue Reading

CFIUS Filing Abandoned: Intelsat, SoftBank and WorldVu

Status:  Abandoned   Acquirer:  Intelsat S.A. (Luxembourg);  SoftBank Group Corp. (Japan) Acquired:  WorldVu Satellites Limited (Bailiwick of Jersey, Channel Islands) Value:  Approximately US$1.7 billion Industry: Telecommunications; Aerospace… 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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