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Smith Anderson's 2018 Closed Business Transactions In Review

04.04.2019

In 2018, Smith Anderson advised clients in more than 250 business transactions representing more than $11 billion in value, including mergers, acquisitions and public offerings; debt finance, private equity and venture capital; start-up and early stage financings; real estate development and construction; technology and intellectual property transactions; life sciences and health care. 

The following provides a selective overview of some of our clients' closed business transactions in 2018. Highlights include: 

  • Over 40 Mergers & Acquisitions totaling more than $1 billion in value, including advising Cree in its purchase of assets of the radio frequency (RF) power business of Infineon Technologies AG
  • Over 95 Debt Finance, Private Equity and Venture Capital transactions totaling more than $4.8 billion in value, including advising Capitol Broadcasting Company on its senior credit facility
  • Over $2 billion in strategic Gene Editing Collaboration and License Agreements for applications in agriculture, human gene therapy, antibacterials and others 
  • Over $3.7 billion in Technology Transactions, including advising a publicly traded technology company in a strategic partnership to transfer operations, provide licenses and supply products for CATV operators in North America
  • Nearly 70 Start-Up and Early Stage Financings totaling more than $91 million in value, including convertible note, convertible preferred stock and SAFE financings
  • Over $630 million in Construction and Real Estate Development transactions, including advising Kane Realty Corp. in multiple real estate transactions in the development of North Hills and Peace Street in Raleigh
  • SPOTLIGHT: Advised Epic Games, the creator of Fortnite, in a $1.25 billion strategic investment by leaders in the financial, sports and entertainment communities including KKR, Vulcan Capital and Kleiner Perkins

VIEW OUR selected 2018 BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS

Smith Anderson 2018 Business Transactions at a Glance

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