June 29, 2015
Amphenol Corporation has announced that it has entered into exclusive negotiations and has made a binding offer to acquire 100% of the shares of FCI Asia Pte Ltd (FCI) for $1.275 billion (subject to a closing adjustment). FCI is a global leader in interconnect solutions for the telecom, datacom, wireless communications and industrial markets.
Latham represents Amphenol in the transaction with a corporate deal team led by Orange County/New York partner Charles Ruck, New York partner Jennifer Perkins, Paris partner Alexander Benedetti, London associate Robbie McLaren and German partner Gregor Philipp Klenk, with Orange County associate Michael Young, New York associate Andrew Fox, Orange County associate Sara Schlau, Paris associate Cécile Antoine-Melon, Singapore associates Marcus Lee and Lyndon Tan, Shanghai associate Yunfeng (Vincent) Jiang, Hong Kong associate Hayden K.H. Lau, and German associates Maike Gress and Jan Christoph Clausen. Advice has also been provided on antitrust matters by Washington D.C. partners Michael Egge and Jason Cruise, with Washington D.C. associate Nicole Lee; on benefits and labor matters by New York partner Bradd Williamson and German partner Stefan Lunk, with New York associates Austin Ozawa and Erin Wilk, Paris associate Romain Nairi and German associates Hanna Olbrich and Alexander Beck; on regulatory matters by Washington D.C. partners Les Carnegie and Sarah Nappi and counsel Kari Chandler, with Washington D.C. associates Jeffrey Lord and Natalie Rao and German associate Stefanie Valta; and on real estate matters by Chicago partner David Shapiro, with Chicago associate Patrick Maloney.